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  • 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.
  • 26 October 2023

    Institutional Memory in the Civil Service

    Professor Heather Lovell, Professor of Energy and Society at the University of Tasmania, presented her current research programme at the first online seminar for CSaP Policy Fellows in the new academic year, as part of our series, ‘Public Policy and Practice: challenges and opportunities’.
  • 19 October 2023

    Citizens Advice and the transition to net zero homes

    In September 2023 the Cambridge Zero Policy forum met with Zoe Guijarro, Principal Policy Manager, Net Zero Homes, at Citizens Advice to discuss the transition to net zero homes, with a focus on the role of Citizens Advice.
  • 9 October 2023

    Navigating the poly crisis: a call for strategic governance amidst global challenges

    During a recent Policy Leaders Fellowship visit day, Professor Nick Pearce called for governments to adopt a more strategic approach in the face of the multiple interlocking crises of climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, inflation, and the war in Ukraine.
  • 3 October 2023

    Future of Transport: Decarbonising a complex system

    Professor Sarah Sharples, Chief Scientific Adviser in the Department for Transport, discussed the reasons why the transport sector requires much attention.
  • 13 September 2023

    The role of locally determined contributions in tackling climate change

    In July 2023, Pippa Heylings, Liberal Democrat Candidate for South Cambridgeshire, and Sheryl French, Assistant Director, Climate Change and Energy Services, Cambridgeshire County Council, addressed the Cambridge Zero Policy Forum to discuss the role that Locally Determined Contributions can play in tackling climate change.
  • 5 September 2023

    Learning lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic

    Richard Gleave, UK Health Security Agency, and Professor Sharon Peacock, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, discussed the wider implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, reflecting on the success of the UK’s COVID-19 Genomics Consortium (COG-UK) in pandemic response and, more broadly, on the evolving role of scientific advice in times of public crises.
  • 5 September 2023

    Successful applicants to the CSaP Policy Fellowship for Michaelmas Term 2023

    We are delighted to announce the names of the successful applicants to the CSaP Policy Fellowship for Michaelmas Term 2023