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  • 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.
  • 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 August 2022

    Equitable collaborations

    This year, CSaP partnered with the Wellcome Sanger Institute for a series of workshops on equity in international research collaborations––a fair distribution of responsibilities, benefits, and kudos between low and middle-income country (LMIC) researchers and high-income country (HIC) researchers.
  • 30 June 2022

    A ‘greenprint’ for net zero in UK transport by 2050

    A cross-disciplinary group of academics met with Richard Bruce, DfT Director of Transport Decarbonisation, and Dr Bob Moran, DfT Deputy Director of Decarbonisation Strategy, for a Cambridge Zero Policy Forum discussion, bringing a broad range of academic expertise from across the University of Cambridge to bear on the challenges and opportunities raised by the DfT’s transport decarbonisation plans.
  • 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.