29 March 2021
How should researchers synthesise diverse evidence and construct compelling answers to policy questions? What are the differences between being an honest broker of information and an issue advocate? How can early-career researchers get involved with the world of policy?
28 May 2019
Civil Service Fast-streamers and Scientific Researchers team up at Professional Development Workshop
CSaP's latest professional development workshop brought together Civil Service Science and Engineering Fast Streamers (SEFS) and Early Careers Researchers (ECRs) from the University of Cambridge.
11 May 2019
Many PhD students and postdocs are uncertain about what career path they want to take. A workshop organised by CSaP for the Earth System Science DTP and EnvEast DTP provided insights to help researchers consider their options.
20 July 2018
The research councils organise the Policy Internships Scheme for current research council-funded PhD students to work at host partner organisations on one or more policy topics relevant to both the student and the host.
5 April 2017
A CSaP professional development policy workshop for early-career environmental scientists at Cambridge gave them an insight into the role of science, evidence and expertise in public policy.
19 October 2016
CSaP organised a talk for early career researchers to gain a better understanding of the role of research in the policy development process.
23 May 2016
In addition to CSaP's Professional Development Workshops for early- and mid-career researchers, CSaP offers opportunities for PhD students to take up 3-month internships.
14 March 2016
CSaP partnered with Churchill College Cambridge to deliver a workshop which brought together academics in Cambridge who have an interest in taking leadership roles in the scientific community and becoming advisers to government.
10 December 2015
A Professional Development Policy Workshop looking at the role of evidence and expertise in making transport policy, with a particular focus on how it can influence health and wellbeing.
26 November 2015
The greatest challenges facing global leaders and the skills needed for effective leadership in the modern world were examined in a series of events as part of the Churchill Statesmanship Programme 2015.