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The University of Cambridge will join a group of partners in a project led by University College London to work at the Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst. The project is one of a portfolio of 16 schemes set up around the country ...
Over the past year, the total value of research grants won, of which CSaP’s work forms a part, totalled over £10 million.
Centre for Science and Policy Annual Conference 2013 The Government's new Chief Scientific Adviser, Sir Mark Walport, set out his priorities at the Centre for Science and Policy's annual conference - his first major public speech since taking office. Sir ...
This year’s Annual AAAS meeting in Boston saw much joint activity between AAAS and the EU. The highlight was a packed session organized by the EU Joint Research Centre on how science advisers deal with uncertainty in policy advice, in which the Commission’s Chief Scientific Adviser, Professor Anne Glover, spoke alongside the Presidential Science Adviser, Dr. John Holdren, and CSaP’s Miles Parker. It attracted an audience of about 300 and active questioning.
Tristram Riley-Smith, who spent 2012 as CSaP Visiting Fellow, starts work at 10 Trumpington Street in a new capacity – as the External Champion to the Research Councils’ Global Uncertainties (GU) Programme. We share him with Cambridge’s Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), where he has been appointed to a new, senior, post to support this Champion’s role.
EU BON Kick off meeting CSaP attended the EU BON Kickoff Meeting in Berlin earlier this year. EU BON “Building the European Biodiversity Observation Network” is a European Commission Framework Programme project that launched on 1 December 2012 and will ...
The Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s in-house science service, is currently seeking post-doctorate researchers from the EU Member States and from Associated Countries with the right blend of academic/professional experience to work at the cutting edge of scientific and technological developments supporting EU policies.
Building the European Biodiversity Observation Network The Centre for Science and Policy research programme is gaining momentum. We are pleased to announce our involvement in a major new European Commission funded project on biodiversity science and policy.
The ‘Future Directions for Science Advice in Whitehall’ seminar series got off to a great start at the Institute for Government on 20 November, when panellists addressed a number of issues such as how to balance different types of evidence and value judgements, the seniority of CSAs within government departments, and the role of the media and House of Lords.
As the Policy Fellowships Programme for 2012 comes to an end, attention turns to the first new Fellows of 2013 who will make their initial visits to Cambridge in Lent Term. Howard Covington (Trustee of the Science Museum) is the first to be confirmed.
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