The Government Office for Science has produced a short guide and collection of case studies, designed to encourage and provide tips on constructive engagement with academia for government officials.
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.
Several members of CSaP’s network were recognised in the 2013 New Year Honours List for their outstanding achievements and services to society.
The first new Policy Fellows of 2013 will make their first visits to Cambridge in Lent Term.
It is with deep sadness that we note that Philip Langsdale, one of our Policy Fellows, passed away just before Christmas.
Administrator sought to support the MPP
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.
A team led by CSaP Policy Fellow Nathan Boublil has come out on top in this year’s Silicon Valley Comes to the UK (SVC2UK) competition, with a national prize for their ProjectPolicy.org website, an online, intuitive tool to help the world make sense of policy.
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.