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  • 21 May 2024

    The ecological and environmental drivers of vector borne disease

    In February 2024, Dr Jolyon Medlock, Head of Medical Entomology at the UK Health Security Agency, met with the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum to discuss ecological and environmental drivers of vector borne disease.
  • 8 May 2024

    Geopolitics of climate impacts: implications for the UK’s international policies

    The roundtable on geopolitics of climate impacts and their implications for the UK’s foreign policies was hosted by Emily Shuckburgh, Director of Cambridge Zero, and Peter Hill, former Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister and CEO of COP26.
  • 23 March 2024

    “Road to Sustain”: Learning about biodiversity through Minecraft Educational games

    On 23 March, Cambridge Zero Darwin College David MacKay Research Associate Dr. Jinying Xu organised a Cambridge Festival event at the Department of Engineering as part of the family weekend.
  • 14 March 2024

    Competition law and consumer protection in the UK’s net zero transition

    Members of the Sustainability Taskforce at the Competition and Markets Authority - including their Director, David Middlemiss - met with the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum to discuss current and future issues in UK markets relevant to the taskforce’s work in facilitating the UK’s net zero transition.
  • 19 October 2023

    Citizens Advice and the transition to net zero homes

    In September 2023 the Cambridge Zero Policy forum met with Zoe Guijarro, Principal Policy Manager, Net Zero Homes, at Citizens Advice to discuss the transition to net zero homes, with a focus on the role of Citizens Advice.
  • 5 September 2023

    Learning lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic

    Richard Gleave, UK Health Security Agency, and Professor Sharon Peacock, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, discussed the wider implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, reflecting on the success of the UK’s COVID-19 Genomics Consortium (COG-UK) in pandemic response and, more broadly, on the evolving role of scientific advice in times of public crises.
  • 4 July 2023

    Reading group on Five Times Faster #1: Rethinking the science of climate change

    In June, the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum met for the first of four reading group sessions, on Five Times Faster: Rethinking the Science, Economics, and Diplomacy of Climate Change, by Senior Fellow at the World Resources Institute, Simon Sharpe.
  • 9 June 2023

    Mobilising green investment: challenges and opportunities for the UK economy

    This Cambridge Zero Policy forum seminar explored the second Green Finance Strategy published on 30 March 2023, with Ben Fagan-Watson, Head of the Green Finance Team, Net Zero Strategy Directorate.
  • 3 May 2023

    Understanding the role of place in environmental sustainability

    This seminar explored key messages from a series of British Academy-funded projects on sustainability and discussed the implications with contributions from CSaP Policy Fellows.
  • 21 October 2022

    The digitisation of health and social care

    The Capabilities in Academic Policy Engagement (CAPE) team at the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) hosted a day of talks for members of the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to discuss the digital transformation of healthcare services.