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  • 11 April 2024

    Building resilience in the UK’s electromagnetic environment

    The Resilience and Security Institute at Cranfield University teamed up with CSaP to host a roundtable on Building Resilience in the UK’s electromagnetic environment (EME). The goal of the roundtable was to encourage the exchange of knowledge, insights and ideas among the participants coming from problem owners, policy makers, industry representatives, and researchers.
  • 27 March 2024

    Podcast mini-series: Coastal resilience in the face of climate change

    CSaP Policy Intern, Josephine Anselin, interviewed four coastal research experts to explore different aspects of the UK’s coastal adaptation to climate change. Listen to the podcast mini-series on 'Coastal resilience in the face of climate change'.
  • 26 March 2024

    Policy making under pressure

    Statistics provide important evidence for policy making, but they are often imperfect and such imperfection can be heightened by time pressures. How can policy makers come to understand the trade-offs between using data and making it robust? Deniz Gursul (Campaigns and Policy Manager for the Royal Statistical Society) spoke to our Policy Fellows about 'Statistics Under Pressure', a project that works to inform stakeholders about trade-offs and the uncertainties inherent in data.
  • 14 March 2024

    New Policy Fellows for Easter 2024

    We are delighted to announce the names of the successful applicants to the Policy Fellowship Programme for Easter Term 2024.
  • 14 March 2024

    Competition law and consumer protection in the UK’s net zero transition

    Members of the Sustainability Taskforce at the Competition and Markets Authority - including their Director, David Middlemiss - met with the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum to discuss current and future issues in UK markets relevant to the taskforce’s work in facilitating the UK’s net zero transition.
  • 7 March 2024

    CUSPE Lecture: The economics of biodiversity – Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta

    Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta spoke to the Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange about 'The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review', published by the UK Treasury in 2021.
  • 3 March 2024

    Access to Data: Challenges and Solutions

    Professor Frank Kelly, Emeritus Professor of the Mathematics of Systems, University of Cambridge, addressed some of the challenges of data sharing and suggested some possible solutions.
  • 26 February 2024

    Administrative Data Research UK: creating the data pathway to evidence-informed policy making

    Dr Emma Gordon explains how ADR UK can help make data more accessible for policy making.
  • 15 February 2024

    Addressing biodiversity loss and climate change through integrated policy and public engagement

    Academic and policy stakeholders gathered to discuss the deep links between loss of nature and climate change in policy making and public engagement.
  • 1 February 2024

    A quantum future? Positioning the UK in the emergence of quantum technologies

    The Dowling Policy Fellowship met with Cambridge academics, policy makers, and entrepreneurs to discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with quantum technologies and to situate its emergence within a UK context.