Dr Carmen Smith

Engagement Coordinator at Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge

Engagement Coordinator, Centre for Science and Policy

Carmen is Engagement Coordinator at the Centre for Science and Policy, forming part of the secretariat for the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum, a multidisciplinary community of academics contributing evidence and expertise to public policy making for the transition to a sustainable, inclusive, and resilient net zero society.

Carmen has worked at the University Cambridge since 2018, having completed an internship at the United Nations Research Institute for Sustainable Development in Geneva. She was also Centre Coordinator for the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity at the University of Surrey. Carmen has a PhD in sustainability from the University of Bath.

  • 18 June 2024, 9:30am

    2024 CSaP Annual Conference

    The announcement of the General Election on 4 July offers a unique and timely opportunity for our conference speakers and participants to explore a wide spectrum of possibilities in areas such as innovation and productivity; healthcare and prevention; and nature recovery and climate. Academics and policy professionals will present their latest work and its implications for public policy.

  • 18 January 2024, 5:30pm

    2024 Christ's Climate Lecture: On nature, biodiversity and climate - Sir Patrick Vallance

    The 2024 Christ's College Climate lecture was given by Sir Patrick Vallance, Chair of The Natural History Museum, and former Chief Scientific Adviser. His lecture explores the inextricably linked challenges of biodiversity loss and climate change.

  • In news articles

    Reading group on Five Times Faster #1: Rethinking the science of climate change

    In June, the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum met for the first of four reading group sessions, on Five Times Faster: Rethinking the Science, Economics, and Diplomacy of Climate Change, by Senior Fellow at the World Resources Institute, Simon Sharpe.