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  • 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.
  • 7 April 2017

    The impact of ride sharing apps on urban mobility

    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'.
  • 29 March 2017

    What will future transport systems look like in the UK?

    As part of the Government Foresight Project into the Future of Mobility, CSaP organised a Policy Workshop which brought together representatives from the Government Office for Science with experts from academia and industry to discuss potential social and demographic issues which are likely to influence mobility over the next few decades.
  • 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.
  • 2 February 2017

    How can we reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2050?

    In the second of the 2017 climate seminar series, Clive Maxwell, Director General of Energy Transformation at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, described some of the technologies and initiatives put in place by the UK government to reduce carbon emissions, and some of the challenges we still face in tackling climate change.
  • 26 January 2017

    How can earth's vital signs help us to monitor the impacts of climate change?

    The 2017 Climate Change Seminar Series kicked off in January with a talk on how understanding earth’s “vital signs” could aid efforts to adapt to, and mitigate, climate change.
  • 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.
  • 7 November 2016

    How can we use evidence to reduce poverty in the UK?

    What would it take to solve UK poverty? At a recent reception celebrating the new plan from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) to solve poverty in the UK, CSaP Policy Leaders Fellow Julia Unwin spoke about the accomplishments of JRF during her tenure as Chief Executive, and the challenges and possibilities ahead.
  • 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
  • 20 October 2016

    Multi-level governance of climate change: CSaP Policy Workshop

    The Paris Agreement has been hailed as a major step in global climate change mitigation efforts, but how can different levels of governance work together to make the promises of Paris a reality? CSaP held a Policy Workshop bringing together climate specialists to discuss this question.