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  • 20 July 2018

    Policy Internships Scheme - call open

    The research councils organise the Policy Internships Scheme for current research council-funded PhD students to work at host partner organisations on one or more policy topics relevant to both the student and the host.
  • 5 April 2017

    Exploring the role of evidence and expertise in effective policy making for environmental science

    A CSaP professional development policy workshop for early-career environmental scientists at Cambridge gave them an insight into the role of science, evidence and expertise in public policy.
  • 19 October 2016

    Early career researchers discuss the benefits of building connections between science and policy

    CSaP organised a talk for early career researchers to gain a better understanding of the role of research in the policy development process.
  • 23 May 2016

    Understanding the needs of policy makers

    In addition to CSaP's Professional Development Workshops for early- and mid-career researchers, CSaP offers opportunities for PhD students to take up 3-month internships.
  • 14 March 2016

    What are the challenges and opportunities for mid-career researchers to engage with policy?

    CSaP partnered with Churchill College Cambridge to deliver a workshop which brought together academics in Cambridge who have an interest in taking leadership roles in the scientific community and becoming advisers to government.
  • 10 December 2015

    Linking transport, health and wellbeing

    A Professional Development Policy Workshop looking at the role of evidence and expertise in making transport policy, with a particular focus on how it can influence health and wellbeing.
  • 26 November 2015

    Statesmanship in a scientific age

    The greatest challenges facing global leaders and the skills needed for effective leadership in the modern world were examined in a series of events as part of the Churchill Statesmanship Programme 2015.
  • 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.
  • 27 April 2015

    Professional Development Policy Workshop: Science and 21st Century Leadership

    CSaP teamed up with the Churchill Archives Centre to deliver a workshop (as part of the Churchill Statesmanship Programme) to provide junior policy makers and early career researchers with an insight into the role of expertise and evidence in policy making. Speakers from both academia and government were invited discuss their own experiences of gathering and presenting scientific evidence for policy.
  • 16 December 2014

    Behavioural Scientists learn about challenges of the policy-making process

    45 early-career behavioural scientists gathered in Downing College to learn about the policy environment and the skills needed to interact effectively with policy makers.