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  • 10 June 2022

    Dowling Fellowship launch: UK innovation and scaling up

    The inaugural meeting of the CSaP Dowling Policy Fellowship took place at Downing College, Cambridge on 6 May 2022. The event brought together the inaugural Dowling Policy Fellows for a lunchtime discussion on UK innovation with Dame Anne Dowling, Emeritus Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Tim Minshall, Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation, University of Cambridge.
  • 17 May 2022

    What do we mean by a Science Superpower?

    George Freeman MP, Minister for Science, Research, and Innovation delivered a CSaP Lecture at St John’s College, Cambridge where he discussed the UK’s position within global research and innovation. The talk on 28 April 2022 explored the mission of making Britain a “Science Superpower”.
  • 11 February 2022

    UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Trade-offs

    Dr Isabel Jones, Research Fellow in Biological and Environmental Sciences at the University of Stirling delivered the third edition of CSaP’s Future Leaders Fellows Seminar series. Her research focuses on how we can achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) equitably, in scenarios where one SDG may be prioritised at the expense of another.
  • 16 February 2021

    Genomic Engineering - Technologies, Applications and Regulation

    In the autumn of 2020, members of the CSaP Policy Leaders Fellowship gathered to hear from experts working at the cutting edge of genome editing research, with the goal of understanding the state of these technologies.
  • 1 December 2020

    Energy Storage & Fostering Innovation

    In the seventh episode of CSaP's Science and Policy Podcast, CSaP Executive Director Dr Rob Doubleday sat down with the University of Cambridge's chemist Professor Clare Grey and cosmologist Professor Lord Martin Rees to discuss how we can support and foster scientific innovation, and the example of energy storage as a space where innovation is needed and progress is underway.
  • 17 March 2020

    Accelerating innovation - how to spark innovative progress

    Professor Rob Miller, Director of the Whittle Laboratory, speaks about his experience accelerating technology development through changes to workplace culture and shifts in approaches to production and manufacturing.
  • 23 July 2019

    What challenges and opportunities exist for quantum technologies in the UK?

    At the CSaP annual conference on 26 June, a panel of experts from York University, BEIS and the Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (Dstl) gave some thought-provoking insights on the opportunities and challenges of quantum technologies in the UK.
  • 28 June 2019

    Countering Cybercrime in the 21st Century

    How is cybercrime affecting our world and what can be done to counter it?
  • 15 April 2019

    Preparing for an ageing population: Emerging technologies in social care

    CSaP brought together care sector experts, senior policy makers, practitioners, and researchers to discuss what the care sector, NHS and government should do to speed up the development, evaluation and uptake of effective technologies for social care.
  • 14 March 2019

    Defence implications of quantum technologies

    This roundtable discussion focussed on what future threats and challenges quantum technologies pose to the UK.