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8 March 2023
Restraint and Opportunity – technology and behaviour change for climate mitigation
After a morning of individually tailored meetings with Cambridge academics, senior members of CSaP’s network convened for lunch on 18 November, at Sydney Sussex College, Cambridge. Julian Allwood, Professor of Engineering and the Environment at the University of Cambridge, presented around the theme of the day: “innovation in materials”.
4 November 2022
Innovating our way to Net Zero: Insights from a Policy Workshop
The Centre for Science and Policy and Laura Diaz Anadon, Professor of Climate Change Policy at the University of Cambridge and Director of CEENRG, delivered a policy workshop on strengthening the UK’s innovation ecosystem in the energy space to meet the government’s net zero target.
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 Policy 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.