Latest Projects & Publications

  • 13 June 2018

    How can behavioural insights research help reduce demand for products of illegal wildlife trade?

    On 7 & 8 March 2018, CSaP organised a workshop for the FCO in collaboration with TRAFFIC, to discuss how behavioural insights research could help reduce demand for products of illegal wildlife trade (IWT).
  • 13 April 2017

    Climate change adaptation and societal transitions

    Dr Clare Moran, CSaP Policy Fellowships Coordinator, has recently published a paper in Climate and Development, outlining a new research agenda for transformation from the perspective of the arts, humanities and social sciences.
  • 2 August 2016

    The Rothschild Report

    Visiting Research Fellow Dr Miles Parker is researching the 1971 Rothschild Report, and the impact it had on government research and development.
  • 15 June 2015

    Policy challenge: Data science

    The policy challenge on data science looked at large government datasets, and the opportunities and challenges that they bring.
  • 18 May 2015

    Climate Change: A Risk Assessment

    Should the risks of climate change be assessed in the same way as risks to national security or public health? Download our new report here
  • 12 May 2015

    Future Directions for Scientific Advice in Whitehall

    The first in a two-part collection of essays, Future Directions for Scientific Advice in Whitehall focuses on scientific advice in the United Kingdom. The collection was published following a series of seminars on that topic held in 2013, and was launched at the 2013 CSaP Annual Conference.
  • 14 April 2015

    Policy challenge: Ageing and public health

    The CSaP Policy Challenge on Ageing, in partnership with PublicHealth@Cambridge, investigated ways to develop a future vision of what an ageing society might look like, and the benefits to society.
  • 4 February 2015

    Future Directions for Scientific Advice in Europe

    The second in a two-part collection, Future Directions for Scientific Advice in Europe was published in April 2015 and updated in June 2015 to take account of developments in the European Commission.
  • 10 April 2014

    Policy challenge: Emergency behaviours

    The question of ‘how can government better understand how the public behaves in an emergency situation?’ was addressed in this policy challenge. You can download the report here.