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On 3 June, CSaP partnered with the Cambridge NanoDTC and the Royal Society of Chemistry to host a career development day for PhD students interested in nanotechnology policy.
On 6 December, the Royal Academy of Engineering played host to a CSaP Professional Development Policy Workshop for early-career engineers. Bringing together policy officials and academics with first-hand experience of the policy development process, the workshop presented examples of where ...
Presentations by graduate students at the Cambridge Biological and Life Sciences Symposium (SymBLS) provided an opportunity for government attendees to hear about research at Cambridge that could have particular relevance to policy in the future.
What are the implications of nanotechnology for the general public? What use is it to them? What are the risks and benefits? These are the types of questions that an online Knowledge Debate hopes to provoke. Dr Robert Doubleday, Head ...
The Centre has announced the first group of Policy Fellows for the Easter Term 2012, together with the dates of their initial visits to Cambridge in April, May and June.
In December, CSaP and the Engineering Department at the University of Cambridge co-hosted a Professional Development Policy Seminar for early-career engineers. Co-sponsored by the IET, 32 researchers from 7 universities heard from engineering experts and policy professionals on the opportunities and realities of engaging with policy. For Marcus Pelenu, a PhD student at the Centre for Sustainable Development, Department of Engineering, this seminar resulted in a work placement in the Cabinet Office.