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  • 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 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.
  • 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

    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.
  • 10 June 2022

    Dowling Fellowship launch

    The first meeting of the CSaP Dowling Policy Fellowship brought together the inaugural Fellows for a 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.