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  • 10 June 2022

    Dowling Fellowship launch: UK innovation and scaling up

    The inaugural meeting of the CSaP Dowling Policy Fellowship took place at Downing College, Cambridge on 6 May 2022. The event brought together the inaugural Dowling Policy Fellows for a lunchtime 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”.
  • 23 March 2022

    Archaeology and public benefit

    UKRI Future Leaders Fellow Dr. Sadie Watson led a CSaP seminar on the relationship between development-led archaeology and public benefit. Her research at the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) aims to establish project design strategies that will maximise the social value of future development-led archaeology projects.
  • 7 November 2018

    How can we make the best use of urban green space?

    CSaP's Policy Workshop, held in collaboration with the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham and Grow Wild, brought together practitioners, residents, academics and local government officials together at Eastbury Manor House to discuss the best uses of small pockets of urban green space.
  • 8 August 2017

    What's next for devolution in England?

    Why does it matter that we should have devolution in England? What has happened to English devolution over the past year? These are just two of the questions discussed by Jo Casebourne in this session on 'Devolution in England'.
  • 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.
  • 14 February 2017

    Devolution and inclusive economic growth: Lessons from Manchester

    On Thursday 4 May 2017, Greater Manchester will elect its first Mayor. The creation of a directly elected Mayor is part of the process of devolving more political powers to the Greater Manchester area, helping development towards a "Northern Powerhouse".
  • 1 February 2017

    The benefits and challenges of devolution in the UK

    The promise of local governance is to bring politics closer to the people; making it more accountable to the local community. At a recent CSaP event, Policy Fellow Jeremy Skinner of the Greater London Authority (GLA) made the case for a further devolution of powers.