Dr Ben Earley


Research Assistant, Centre for Science and Policy

Ben joined the Centre for Science and Policy as a Research Assistant in October 2014. Ben works on ‘pathways to impact’ looking at the various avenues and connections that CSaP can offer academics into policy circles. In addition to this, Ben’s work aims to maximise the benefit of impact statements in grant applications.

Ben has worked at the Universities of Exeter and Bristol and brings to CSaP knowledge of grant preparation and the funding landscape. He is particularly interested in optimising the pathways through which research impacts policy making and implementation.

Originally from the South West, Ben read classics and ancient history as an undergraduate at the University of Durham and for a PhD in ancient history at the University of Bristol. Prior to moving to CSaP Ben has lived in France and Greece.

  • 14 April 2015, 10am

    CSaP Annual Conference 2015

    This year our conference will explore opportunities for improving the way government accesses, assesses and makes use of expertise from the humanities, and offer examples of the significant contribution these disciplines have made to public policy.

  • 28 January 2015, 6pm

    The organised mind: thinking straight in the age of information overload - CAMBRIDGE

    Daniel Levitin is a cognitive neuroscientist specialising in music perception and cognition. In his talk, he will review the cognitive neuroscience of attention and memory, and how recent findings can help all of us to become more productive.