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  • 31 August 2022

    New Policy Fellows for Michaelmas Term 2022

    We are delighted to announce the names of the successful applicants to the Policy Fellowship Programme for Michaelmas Term 2022. We look forward to welcoming the following newly elected Fellows to Cambridge this year.
  • 19 August 2022

    Offshore floating complexes

    We've been working with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) to host a series of workshops on ‘offshore floating complexes’ (OFCs) - theoretical floating settlements with the potential to be very large in scale. Could 'floating cities' ever become a reality?
  • 19 August 2022

    Working with academia

    CSaP partnered with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory’s (Dstl) Defence Science and Technology Futures (DSTF) programme for a project on the current state of their academic engagement, and how it could be improved.
  • 28 July 2022

    CAPE fellow to work with Cambridgeshire County Council to reduce health inequalities

    The Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) is pleased to announce a new CAPE Fellowship at the University of Cambridge with the Capabilities in Academic Policy Engagement (CAPE) project, in conjunction with Cambridgeshire County Council, taken up by Jennie Leggat.
  • 19 July 2022

    Horn Fellowship: AI, supply networks and geopolitics

    Members of CSaP's Horn Fellowship gathered together at Sidney Sussex College for a day of talks with University of Cambridge academics on AI, supply chain networks and current geopolitical issues, such as the reclassification of the “Great Powers” in Europe.
  • 30 June 2022

    A ‘greenprint’ for net zero in UK transport by 2050

    A cross-disciplinary group of academics met with Richard Bruce, DfT Director of Transport Decarbonisation, and Dr Bob Moran, DfT Deputy Director of Decarbonisation Strategy, for a Cambridge Zero Policy Forum discussion, bringing a broad range of academic expertise from across the University of Cambridge to bear on the challenges and opportunities raised by the DfT’s transport decarbonisation plans.
  • 29 June 2022

    Global Green Media Network: Digital transition in screen arts

    CSaP hosted a Policy Workshop at Sidney Sussex College as the closing event for the Global Green Media Network (GGMN). The international project has been looking at the technological changes, industry initiatives, and economic drivers involved in the ‘greening’ of the global film, TV, and screen arts sector.
  • 22 June 2022

    Bioelectronic medicine: developing neurotechnology and wearable electronics to improve human health

    Researchers from the University of Cambridge's Bioelectronics Laboratory guided CSaP's Policy Leaders Fellows on a tour of their cutting-edge facilities, demonstrating how recent advances at the interface of electrical engineering and clinical neuroscience have the potential to transform treatment approaches across healthcare.
  • 21 June 2022

    The training and development of civil servants

    Pamela Dow, Executive Director of the Government Skills and Curriculum Unit (GSCU), delivered an online seminar to CSaP Policy Fellows on how to enhance the knowledge, skills, and networks of civil servants. The GSCU was established in September 2020, within the Cabinet Office, but supporting the whole of Government.
  • 21 June 2022

    Time for ingenuity and boldness in UK innovation

    The chief of the UK’s innovation agency called for greater support for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs), at the second annual Cleevely Lecture, hosted by CSaP. Indro Mukerjee, CEO of Innovate UK, delivered the talk at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge and said it is time to seek ingenuity and boldness within UK innovation.