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  • 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.
  • 9 November 2023

    How is CSaP stepping up to meet the growing demand for evidence-informed policy?

    In response to the growth in demand for CSaP’s services, we are building capacity, connecting with universities across the UK, and innovating to support sustained engagement, insight and impact.
  • 31 October 2023

    Dr S T Lee Public Policy Lecture 2024: Earning public trust in evidence-informed policy

    The Dr S T Lee Public Policy Lecture was delivered by Professor Alondra Nelson, the Harold F. Linder Professor of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study and a distinguished senior fellow at the Centre for American Progress.