Latest newsSubscribe to RSS
20 February 2023
Horn Fellowship: Address uncertainty with expertise in geopolitics, health, and infrastructure
On the 30 November and 1 December, members of the Centre for Science and Policy’s (CSaP) Horn Fellowship gathered with members of CSaP’s Policy Fellowship network together in Cambridge for a series of talks with the University of Cambridge academics across a wide range of disciplines.
16 February 2023
Evidence Analysis and Decision-Making in Policy
The Centre for Science and Policy launches a new online course in collaboration with Cambridge Advance Online. The 6-week course will start on 17 April 2023 and provide learners with analytical tools and frameworks to deeply understand the problems they may be facing, improve their decision-making processes, and produce effective, evidence-based policy solutions.
8 February 2023
Innovating our way to Clean Tech - Insights from Dowling Policy Fellowship meeting
The third meeting of CSaP’s Dowling Policy Fellowship took place on 27 January 2023 at Sidney Sussex College. The meeting was designed to stimulate discussion around the subject of clean tech, with talks from a variety of academics and innovators from the Cambridge ecosystem.
29 March 2021
Giving Advice to Government: Insights for Early Career Researchers
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
So you want to work in policy?
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
Policy Internships Scheme - call open
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
Exploring the role of evidence and expertise in effective policy making for environmental science
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
Early career researchers discuss the benefits of building connections between science and policy
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
Understanding the needs of policy makers
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.