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  • 16 November 2017

    Talent Pipeline for the Digital Economy & the Creative Industries, with Matthew Hancock MP

    A new major study suggests that the UK has one of the best digital economies of any country in the world, which is highly evolved and quickly advancing. Given this context, Matthew Hancock MP, gave his vision of harnessing the creativity and innovation in the UK to create new entrepreneurs.
  • 7 August 2017

    The impacts of machine learning on climate change modelling

    There is an increasing need for environmental data to inform policy decisions. At the same time, technical advances, including in data science, are leading to the prospect of being able to provide information about environmental risks across an increasingly broad spectrum of policy-relevant issues.
  • 13 June 2017

    Industrial strategy and the role of place

    Last month, CSaP hosted a roundtable discussion to explore the potential of the Cambridge technology cluster in the context of the UK’s Industrial Strategy.
  • 21 April 2017

    How can the European Commission build a "human centred" internet that is inviting to people and busi...

    In 2018, the European Commission will launch its Next Generation Internet (NGI) initiative, which aims to make the internet more "open" and "human".
  • 7 April 2017

    The impact of ride sharing apps on urban mobility

    Planning for the future of urban mobility balances the need to reduce the amount of cars on the road whilst also maximising access to transportation. A meeting for CSaP's Policy Fellows considered 'The Future of Urban Mobility'.
  • 20 March 2017

    How to measure what can't easily be measured

    A CSaP Policy Workshop to brainstorm ideas on how the NIHR can measure the impact of its interventions brought together academic experts with senior policy makers for an exploratory discussion.
  • 16 February 2017

    How can machine learning techniques improve our understanding of climate change risks in the future?

    Dr Emily Shuckburgh explains how machine learning techniques can be used to improve climate model predictions and provide a more sophisticated understanding of climate change risks in the future.
  • 12 October 2016

    Public Service Transformation: What’s Next?

    Digital technology has already transformed the private sector, from improving efficiency to fundamentally altering how consumers interact with businesses and producers.Dr Mark Thompson of Cambridge Judge Business School outlined how new technologies will also help deliver better servcies to the public sector.
  • 1 July 2016

    The intersection of business and encryption, and the implications for practice and policy

    CSaP worked with Dr Ella McPherson, a Lecturer in the Sociology of New Media and Digital Technology, Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge, to deliver a Policy Workshop on the 'business of encryption'.
  • 23 May 2016

    Future directions for innovation in agriculture

    A CSaP Policy Workshop, chaired by David Willetts brought together senior researchers, policy makers, and agricultural sector representatives, to discuss the way forward for 'Innovation in Agriculture'.