Category Archives: Case Studies

Policy Fellowship by Chris Carr

This week I spent three days in Cambridge as part of a policy fellowship at the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP). I also spent three days there at the end of October, promised to write a blog, came home with a head … Continue reading

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Helen Ewles: Government Secondee Case Study

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge Policy secondee, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (2014) Throughout my research career I have always been interested in the ‘bigger picture’ of science, but it wasn’t until I started working … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Surkovic: Policy Fellow Case Study

Deputy Director, Science in Government, Government Office for Science Below, Elizabeth describes her experience on the CSaP Policy Fellowships Programme: In brief the Fellowship is exhilarating and exhausting, both mentally and physically – and I cannot recommend it more highly. … Continue reading

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Sarah Morgan: Government Secondee Case Study

PhD Student, Theory of Condensed Matter, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge Policy Secondee in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (2014) Ever since I was at school I’ve been fascinated by the counter-intuitive nature of quantum mechanics and wanted … Continue reading

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Graeme Reid: Policy Fellow Case Study

Dr Graeme Reid, Head of Research Funding, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) During the last decade or so, Government and universities have focused much attention on the relationship between business and academia in the UK. This has paid … Continue reading

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Claire Craig: Associate Fellow Case Study

Deputy Head, Government Office for Science We all know networks are important in the abstract, but it’s sometimes hard to pin down what makes them work well. The role of the Government Office for Science (GO-Science) is to provide quality … Continue reading

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Leila Luheshi: Government Secondee Case Study

Programme Lead (Science), Public Health Genomics Foundation Policy Secondee in BIS (2013) Science and scientific research have been my passion ever since I first stepped into a research laboratory as a 15 year-old on work experience. I consider myself extremely … Continue reading

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