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News during March 2012

Nanotechnology and your views

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 ...

Risk and Uncertainty Conference

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.

Policy makers and scientists collaborate to create new science-policy research agenda

The importance of science in public policy has long been recognised, however there is growing debate over how this is best achieved.

Policy Fellows announced for Easter Term 2012

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.