Past Policy Workshops

  • 15 June 2017, 4pm

    Innovative climate risk assessment

    The purpose of this workshop is to explore the potential for longer term research initiatives at Cambridge to develop data science methods for more useful climate risk assessments.
  • 20 April 2017, 4pm

    Towards a British Ecosystems Services Policy

    This roundtable discussion will bring together policy professionals from government with representatives from farming associations and industries, academic experts and other relevant stakeholders to discuss this important issue.
  • 2 March 2017

    What will the internet of the future look like?

    Join us for this one-day workshop. The future internet will no longer just be smart phone apps and the Cloud, largely deployed in the richest 20% of the world for knowledge, fun and profit. It will be the Internet of drones, the Internet of AIs, the Internet of the developing world. It will also be the Internet of truth, lies and mixed realities.
  • 22 February 2017

    Future of mobility

    The Government Office for Science, is undertaking a Foresight Project on the Future of Mobility. This project will bring together cutting-edge academic research, industry expertise and policy making to consider the future transport landscape. The project will work with policy makers to consider what this evidence base means for policy development in this area. Further to this, by assessing and prioritising key trends in mobility, a set of future scenarios wil be developed and their consequences analysed. Among other themes, the project will examine the social and demographic drivers changing the future transport landscape.
  • 14 February 2017, 12:45pm

    Devolution and inclusive economic growth (Manchester)

    Devolution offers new opportunities for inclusive economic growth. This workshop will bring together academics from the Universities of Cambridge and Manchester with policy professionals from local government to explore working together in city areas to enhance economic opportunities across the population.
  • 26 January 2017, 4pm

    How to measure what can’t easily be measured

    The NIHR is working to shorten the time taken to develop drugs and other therapies, with the aim of reducing the length of the average process by 20 months. As part of this Push the Pace programme, NOCRI is aiming to develop a method for measuring the impact of the time reduction.
  • 5 October 2016

    Fostering multi-level governance in the climate change regime

    CSaP is working with the University of Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance to organise a Policy Workshop which will bring together academic experts with policy makers who are implementing the Paris commitments at local levels.
  • 6 September 2016

    The Future of Genomic Medicine Patents in Europe and the US

    This workshop will bring together academic and industry experts with relevant policy makers to discuss and analyse recent legal decisions in the US and Europe, and their implications for the future of precision medicine.
  • 5 July 2016

    Local Government Policy Workshop: facilitating knowledge exchange with the University of Cambridge

    The Centre for Science and Policy is organising a workshop to discuss how to strengthen links between the University of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire County Council, South Cambs District Council, Cambridge City Council, and the LEP.
  • 8 June 2016, 4pm

    The business of encryption and the encryption of business

    A policy workshop, exploring issues of digital privacy and the interlinked roles of encryption and business.