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  • 16 July 2024

    Is supporting green investment for the UK really a growth strategy? CSaP Annual Conference 2024

    On 18 June, ahead of the election of the new Labour government, Nick Godfrey, Distinguished Policy Fellow at the Grantham Institute, chaired a panel at the CSaP Annual Conference at The Royal Society in London. The panel included Dimitri Zenghelis, Niva Thiruchelvum, and Anna Valero, who discussed whether green investment for the UK is really a growth strategy?
  • 9 July 2024

    Future directions for the research-policy interface

    The Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) 2024 Annual Conference concluded with an engaging panel discussion moderated by Hetan Shah, the Chief Executive of the British Academy, on future directions for the research-policy interface in the United Kingdom.
  • 8 July 2024

    Revisiting limits to growth

    Speakers from the University of Cambridge and beyond provided insights into economic, political, and scientific changes needed to face the challenges posed by growth.
  • 8 July 2024

    Nature recovery – making it happen

    The Centre for Science and Policy’s (CSaP) Annual Conference brought together experts and stakeholders for a thought-provoking panel discussion on nature recovery, held at the Royal Society.
  • 8 July 2024

    Institutional capacity for regional and economic social development

    As a part of CSaP's Annual Conference 2024, Nicola Buckley (Director Fellowships and Networks, Centre for Science and Policy) chaired a panel on Institutional capacity for regional and economic social development.
  • 8 July 2024

    Unlocking potential - a new era for UK management

    Anthony Painter from the Chartered Management Institute discussed the culture of management in the UK and the role of management in the private and public sectors.
  • 5 July 2024

    Assessing climate change and biodiversity impacts

    In March 2024, the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum met with Juan-Carlos Ciscar, Scientific Officer at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission (EC), to discuss the challenges and opportunities in assessing climate and biodiversity risks.
  • 28 June 2024

    CSaP Annual Conference: The future of science and technology in the UK

    Andrew Griffith, former Minister of State for Science, Research and Innovation, delivered the opening address of the Centre for Science and Policy’s (CSaP) 2024 Annual Conference and this was followed by a conversation between Hetan Shah (British Academy), Alicia Greated (Campaign for Science and Engineering), Hayaatun Sillem (Royal Academy of Engineering), and Rob Doubleday (CSaP).
  • 27 June 2024

    Envisaging a quantum future

    The UK has been had a leading position within the quantum space in part due to investments in the underpinning R&D over the past decade, however, we occupy a dynamic global landscape and other nations are developing their own national strategies and infrastructure and are emerging as players in the quantum race. Where then does the UK want to go next and what is its level of ambition?