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29 March 2023
The opportunities presented by a net zero growth agenda in the United Kingdom
In February 2023, the Rt Hon Chris Skidmore MP met with the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum at Hughes Hall to discuss the opportunities offered by the acceleration of net zero. Cross-disciplinary academics from across the University came together for a roundtable conversation covering net zero policy recommendations, opportunities for climate leadership, and how to move these priorities forward.
21 March 2023
Artificial Intelligence systems in brain health
CSaP's Policy Leaders Fellowship met earlier this month to explore the opportunities and challenges of Artificial Intelligence systems in healthcare. Leading the discussion was Professor Zoe Kourtzi, Professor of Experimental Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge.
20 March 2023
Changing organisational behaviours
The Cambridge Zero Policy Forum convened a roundtable discussion in November 2022 with a panel of academics and members of Cambridgeshire County Council to explore questions posed by stakeholders on changing organisational behaviours, particularly in the context of net zero.
15 March 2023
CSaP recruits new Policy Fellows to start in Easter 2023
We are delighted to announce the names of the successful applicants to the CSaP Policy Fellowship for Easter Term 2023
8 March 2023
Restraint and Opportunity – technology and behaviour change for climate mitigation
After a morning of individually tailored meetings with Cambridge academics, senior members of CSaP’s network convened for lunch on 18 November, at Sydney Sussex College, Cambridge. Julian Allwood, Professor of Engineering and the Environment at the University of Cambridge, presented around the theme of the day: “innovation in materials”.
22 February 2023
Understanding digital poverty and inequality in the UK
In partnership with the British Academy, CSaP held a Policy Fellows Seminar led by Professor Helen Margetts, Director of the Public Policy Programme at the Alan Turing Institute, and Dr Alex Mankoo, Senior Policy Adviser, at the British Academy.
21 February 2023
Evidence and policy for tackling climate change
In January 2023, members of the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum met with Matthew Bell, a Director at Frontier Economics and former Chief Executive of the UK Climate Change Committee, to discuss the role of evidence in informing policy on climate change and sustainability.
20 February 2023
Uncertainty and expertise in geopolitics, health, and infrastructure
CSaP's Horn Fellowship and members of the Policy Fellowship network met with Cambridge academics across a wide range of disciplines to shed light on some the uncertainty witnessed in 2022 and what we might expect to see in 2023.
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.
14 February 2023
Practical climate politics for the 2020s – Land use, biodiversity and food
The final seminar in this series focused on the roles that land use, biodiversity and food play in climate change mitigation.