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  • 20 July 2018

    Debating the future of artificial intelligence

    This event brought together experts on AI from Cambridge and the Rhine-Main universities for a debate on how artificial intelligence will transform public services and business and what role policy makers can play in preparing society for the future impact of artificial intelligence.
  • 28 June 2018

    Data science and AI in policy opportunities

    This session highlighted the potential opportunities provided by data science and AI, and how these might influence or aid future policymaking.
  • 15 June 2018

    How can data science contribute to developing evidence-based policy?

    CSaP’s Continuing Policy Fellows came together last month to discuss broad challenges in developing evidence informed policy, as well as the potential use of advances in data science and digital technologies for public policy.
  • 16 November 2017

    Talent Pipeline for the Digital Economy & the Creative Industries, with Matthew Hancock MP

    A new major study suggests that the UK has one of the best digital economies of any country in the world, which is highly evolved and quickly advancing. Given this context, Matthew Hancock MP, gave his vision of harnessing the creativity and innovation in the UK to create new entrepreneurs.
  • 1 July 2016

    The intersection of business and encryption, and the implications for practice and policy

    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'.
  • 8 April 2016

    Privacy, secrecy, transparency: what does it mean for evidence based policy?

    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?
  • 22 September 2015

    How is Big Data research and analysis used to improve public policy and services?

    On 18 September 2015, CSaP teamed up with Cambridge Big Data and the Royal Statistical Society to run a workshop exploring how data science and ‘Big Data’ can help inform and improve public policy.
  • 18 June 2015

    Policy making in the era of big data: opportunities and challenges

    CSaP's latest Policy Challenge briefing was launched at a major conference in Cambridge this week which brought together researchers, policy makers and industry practitioners to explore the latest developments in the 'Big Data Era'.
  • 9 February 2015

    Platforms not silos: government promotes the digital revolution

    Earlier this month CSaP Policy Fellow, Richard Sargeant, hosted a meeting at the Government Digital Service (GDS) which was set up to revolutionise the way citizens interact with government departments.
  • 15 December 2014

    CSaP Policy Challenge Workshop: 'Big Data and Policy'

    CSaP runs the first workshop as part of the Policy Challenge in Data Science and Policy