News during March 2012
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 ...
On 8 March – the very day that the BBC declared that solar storms threatened to “wreak havoc with satellites or power grids” – many of the UK’s top risk experts were attending the CSaP conference on Risk and Uncertainty, organised in partnership with the Willis Research Network and sponsored by the IET and Lloyd’s.
The importance of science in public policy has long been recognised, however there is growing debate over how this is best achieved.
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.