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Through our workshops, Fellowships and research programme, we have pioneered new ways of bringing academia and public policy together.

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Levelling up: Capital Infrastructure

The case for capital infrastructure investment is that it will provide jobs in the short term and improve livelihoods and business operations in the long term, although the ...

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Place and policy making: how can local decision-making achieve greater change?

As part of the Christ's College Climate Seminar Series, we asked: how can we use lessons from the pandemic to strengthen local health institutions and structure a robust ...

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Professional Development Training for Careers in the Justice System

On the 18th of February, the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) hosted a professional development seminar for doctoral students in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. ...

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Call for applications: POPBACK Policy Fellowship opportunity

Are you interested in bolstering democratic governance in Europe? Professionals from Austria, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia and Turkey who are active in public policy fields in government, ...


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Planets to policy: thoughts on learning from astronomical citizen science

Professor Chris Lintott introduces the Zooniverse citizen science platform and its project Planet Hunters, a model which enabled the public to discover new exoplanets whilst showcasing how citizen ...

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Our programmes, workshops, and professional development activities provide opportunities for policy professionals and researchers to discuss and debate high-priority public policy issues.