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  • 15 February 2024

    Addressing biodiversity loss and climate change through integrated policy and public engagement

    Academic and policy stakeholders gathered to discuss the deep links between loss of nature and climate change in policy making and public engagement.
  • 1 February 2024

    A quantum future? Positioning the UK in the emergence of quantum technologies

    The Dowling Policy Fellowship met with Cambridge academics, policy makers, and entrepreneurs to discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with quantum technologies and to situate its emergence within a UK context.
  • 29 January 2024

    2024 Christ’s College Climate Lecture: On nature, biodiversity, and climate - Sir Patrick Vallance

    Sir Patrick Vallance provided insights from his experience as the Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government to discuss the role of scientific advice in government and the role of policy for tackling the interlinked issues of climate change and biodiversity loss.
  • 9 January 2024

    New Policy Fellows for Lent 2024

    We look forward to welcoming our newly elected Fellows to Cambridge in the Lent Term 2024.
  • 4 January 2024

    Environmental governance in Scotland post-Brexit

    The Cambridge Zero Policy Forum met Dr Mark Roberts, Chief Executive of Environmental Standards Scotland (ESS), to discuss environmental governance in Scotland post-Brexit; and current and future work on climate change and some of the differences between Scotland and the rest of the UK.
  • 11 December 2023

    Brain Science, Net Zero and the Black Sea

    Members of CSaP’s Horn Fellowship met in Cambridge last month to discuss topics including psychology, psychiatry, and the economics of early-child interventions; the latest in technological developments to assist in meeting the UK’s Net Zero goal; and the history of the Black Sea.
  • 5 December 2023

    Digital Transformation for Public Services

    A discussion on the digitisation of services brought together a group of experts from Cambridge University to highlight some of the successes and failures in the implementation of digital transformation for public services.
  • 30 November 2023

    Impacts of Artificial Intelligence on Science and Policy

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has come to dominate discussions on potential developments in science and in policy. The CSaP Dowling Policy Fellowship met in Cambridge for a day of talks and discussion about the uses, abuses, and unknowns associated with AI.
  • 12 November 2023

    The UK’s approach to international research collaboration

    A roundtable discussion with Professor Melissa Leach, Director of the Institute of Development Studies, brought together scholars from the University of Cambridge, the Mastercard Foundation and CSaP Policy Fellows to discuss the UK’s approach to international research collaboration, with a focus on promoting resilience and sustainability.
  • 11 November 2023

    Toolkits for Academic Policy Engagement: Resources from CAPE

    The Capabilities in Academic Policy Engagement (CAPE) project has been exploring ways to strengthen engagement between universities and public policy.