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  • 30 March 2022

    How can biology help enhance sustainable textile design?

    London-based professor, Dr Veronika Kapsali, delivered CSaP’s final Future Leaders Fellows seminar to discuss how biology can help design materials for resource efficiency, longevity, and recovery (RELR). Dr Kapsali presented her work on an AHRC-funded initiative she leads - Bio-Inspired Textiles (BIT) - that aims to identify the potential for nature-inspired design in textile development.
  • 29 March 2022

    Democracy and distrust after the pandemic

    The University of Cambridge's 2022 Dr Seng Tee Lee Lecture was delivered by Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Harvard Kennedy School in the U.S. Her talk at St John's College, Cambridge, concerned how the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed the nature of our current model of trust, the political nature of expert institutions, and state-level differences in public reasoning.
  • 23 March 2022

    Archaeology and public benefit

    UKRI Future Leaders Fellow Dr. Sadie Watson led a CSaP seminar on the relationship between development-led archaeology and public benefit. Her research at the Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) aims to establish project design strategies that will maximise the social value of future development-led archaeology projects.
  • 22 March 2022

    Prevention and early intervention to improve outcomes for children and families

    A Psychology and Education Professor from the University of Cambridge outlined the importance of addressing and treating mental health problems early on, to help improve childhood outcomes and opportunities later in life. Gordon Harold delivered a seminar for CSaP’s Policy Leaders Fellows at Newnham College, Cambridge in March 2022.
  • 22 March 2022

    Chief Scientific Advisers

    The Centre for Science and Policy has launched a new podcast season discussing how science advice has been used by decision-makers in government. In the first episode, CSaP welcomes Sir Patrick Vallance, the UK Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser and Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Harvard Kennedy School in the U.S.
  • 17 March 2022

    Science advice and government: one voice or many?

    Which scientific voices are heard in government? How does one voice or many shape information that is informing decision making? In a CSaP podcast episode, host Dr Rob Doubleday, was joined by Jon Agar, Professor of Science and Technology Studies at UCL, and Dr Claire Craig, Provost at The Queen's College, Oxford. 
  • 4 March 2022

    Global Pandemic Response, Public Health and Sustainability

    The University of Cambridge Vice-Chancellor's Lecture was held on 01 March 2022 and was delivered online by Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization. The lecture series, which engages partners from CEENRG and CSAP as well as CISDL and others, is driven by the urgency to inspire and innovate the world’s best and brightest minds.
  • 28 February 2022

    New Policy Fellows for Easter Term 2022

    CSaP is delighted to announce the names of the successful applicants to the Policy Fellowship Programme for Easter Term 2022.
  • 16 February 2022

    The sciences of ageing and improving dementia care

    Dr Martina Zimmermann, Lecturer in Health Humanities and Health Sciences at King’s College London, discussed her work on the cultural perceptions of ageing and her project - The Sciences of Ageing and the Culture of Youth (SAACY) –as part of CSaP’s Future Leaders Fellows seminar series.
  • 15 February 2022

    Forced marriage as modern slavery

    As part of the Centre for Science and Policy’s (CSaP) Future Leaders Fellows seminar series, Dr Helen McCabe, Associate Professor in Political Theory, University of Nottingham, discussed her research on forced marriage as modern slavery.