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  • 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'.
  • 8 April 2016

    Privacy, secrecy, transparency: what does it mean for evidence based policy?

    What is preventing the use of personal data for evidence based policy? Drawing on rapidly evolving commercial best practice, what practical steps can be taken to overcome these obstacles? How can data science support policy?
  • 21 March 2016

    What can Cambridge do about climate change?

    In our final seminar of the 2016 Climate Change series, we heard from a panel of experts on what Cambridge could do to drive progress in sustainable living and combatting climate change.
  • 14 March 2016

    Magical thinking; the way towards a more sustainable future?

    The third of our 2016 series of climate seminars included talks from Dr Richard Fraser and Professor Paul Linden. Recordings of the first two seminars in the series may be found here (4 Feb) and here (11 Feb).
  • 29 February 2016

    Harnessing the potential of social movements, and generating impact at scale

    A Policy Workshop held in collaboratioin with Friends of the Earth, the Nesta Health Lab and the Cambridge Institute of Public Health, brought together a wide range of Policy Fellows from the health and environment sectors to discuss the role of social movements, innovation, and impact at scale.