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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.