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  • 24 July 2018

    The future of Consent Education

    This Policy Workshop bought together academics, policy makers and representatives from national charities to discuss the future of Relationships and sex education in the UK curriculum.
  • 9 July 2018

    Behaviour change, nudging and the nanny state

    The first session at CSaP's annual conference was chaired by Dr Helen Munn, Director of the Academy of Medical Sciences, and included world leading experts on behaviour change from the University of Cambridge, UCL and Defra.
  • 13 June 2018

    The future of medical imaging

    Medical imaging technologies are advancing at an unprecedented rate, providing a challenge for NHS England to keep up to date with the latest developments.
  • 1 June 2018

    How can we measure performance effectively in UK life sciences?

    A Policy Workshop held in collaboration with the Medicines Discovery Catapult to explore what approaches might be most suitable for developing and measuring the performance of UK life sciences research.
  • 20 September 2017

    How can we make our food system more resilient against shocks, whilst building consumer trust?

    According to the final report of the 1996 World Food Summit – food security "exists when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life". A multitude of complex problems stand in the way of achieving food security; can an disciplinary approach bring about their solution?
  • 1 August 2017

    The legal and ethical implications of using health data

    A CSaP Policy Workshop convened a panel of experts to discuss the implications of advances in data science and genomics.
  • 20 March 2017

    How to measure what can't easily be measured

    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.
  • 13 March 2017

    What are the challenges for the future of healthcare in the UK?

    The 2017 CSaP Annual Lecture was delivered by Professor Christopher Whitty, Chief Scientific Adviser to the Department of Health, who made his predictions about the future of health in the UK.
  • 5 December 2016

    The future of cycling in the cities of tomorrow

    The replacement of driving with active forms of travel has the capacity to provide myriad health and economic benefits, says Dr David Ogilvie of the Centre for Diet and Activity Research at a recent CSaP event.
  • 2 November 2016

    Strategic challenges for the health system

    The strategic challenges for the economic sustainability of the NHS was the topic of conversation at a recent CSaP Policy Fellow event held in the Department of Health