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Policy and the humanities: the nexus between past and future

Written by Dr Clare Moran, CSaP Policy Fellowships Coordinator. The sun was shining on Buckingham House, Murray Edwards College, as we gathered for the Centre for Science and Policy’s 2015 Annual Conference: How can government make better use of expertise and … Continue reading

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Enriching and informing society: what do the humanities have to offer?

Written by Ben Earley, CSaP Research Assistant. This year, our annual conference kicked off with a panel on Enriching and informing society: what do the humanities have to offer? Chaired by Professor Tim Lewens (HSPS), the panel sought to explore … Continue reading

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Humanities at the heart of government: What does policy making stand to gain?

Written by Natalie Miazga, CSaP Policy Intern. Last week the Centre for Science and Policy held its fourth annual conference at Murray Edwards College in Cambridge.  This year our conference explored opportunities for improving the way government accesses, assesses and … Continue reading

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Is there a place for the humanities in climate change policy?

Written by Sarah Connors, CSaP Policy Intern. Last week’s CSaP annual conference featured a discussion on the multiple dimensions of climate change with a particular focus on the incorporation of the humanities. This session, chaired by Professor James Wilsdon from SPRU … Continue reading

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Understanding the financial future with lessons from the past

Written by Henry Rex, CSaP Policy and Communications Officer. Last week the Centre for Science and Policy held its fourth annual conference at Murray Edwards College in Cambridge.  This year our conference explored opportunities for improving the way government accesses, … Continue reading

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Art and Memory: Conflict and Conflict resolution

Written by Leanne Melbourne, Policy Intern, Centre for Science and Policy. Last week the Centre for Science and Policy held its fourth annual conference at Murray Edwards College in Cambridge.  This year our conference explored opportunities for improving the way … Continue reading

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The GCSA at 50: reflections on the past, present and future of scientific advice

“Its an enormous privilege to have had the job. An enormous privilege that the job even exists…” Sir John Beddington on being GCSA. October 2014 marks the fifty year anniversary of Solly Zuckerman’s appointment by Harold Wilson as the first … Continue reading

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