7 August 2017
There is an increasing need for environmental data to inform policy decisions. At the same time, technical advances, including in data science, are leading to the prospect of being able to provide information about environmental risks across an increasingly broad spectrum of policy-relevant issues.
13 June 2017
Last month, CSaP hosted a roundtable discussion to explore the potential of the Cambridge technology cluster in the context of the UK’s Industrial Strategy.
21 April 2017
How can the European Commission build a "human centred" internet that is inviting to people and busi...
In 2018, the European Commission will launch its Next Generation Internet (NGI) initiative, which aims to make the internet more "open" and "human".
7 April 2017
Planning for the future of urban mobility balances the need to reduce the amount of cars on the road whilst also maximising access to transportation. A meeting for CSaP's Policy Fellows considered 'The Future of Urban Mobility'.
20 March 2017
A CSaP Policy Workshop to brainstorm ideas on how the NIHR can measure the impact of its interventions brought together academic experts with senior policy makers for an exploratory discussion.
16 February 2017
How can machine learning techniques improve our understanding of climate change risks in the future?
Dr Emily Shuckburgh explains how machine learning techniques can be used to improve climate model predictions and provide a more sophisticated understanding of climate change risks in the future.
12 October 2016
Digital technology has already transformed the private sector, from improving efficiency to fundamentally altering how consumers interact with businesses and producers.Dr Mark Thompson of Cambridge Judge Business School outlined how new technologies will also help deliver better servcies to the public sector.
1 July 2016
CSaP worked with Dr Ella McPherson, a Lecturer in the Sociology of New Media and Digital Technology, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge, to deliver a Policy Workshop on the 'business of encryption'.
23 May 2016
A CSaP Policy Workshop, chaired by David Willetts brought together senior researchers, policy makers, and agricultural sector representatives, to discuss the way forward for 'Innovation in Agriculture'.
8 April 2016
What is preventing the use of personal data for evidence based policy? Drawing on rapidly evolving commercial best practice, what practical steps can be taken to overcome these obstacles? How can data science support policy?