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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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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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CSaP Celebrates its 5 Year Anniversary

2 October 2014, Royal Academy of Engineering Reported by Henry Rex, CSaP Policy Assistant The CSaP Annual Reception 2014 celebrated the Centre’s numerous achievements over our first five years, and looked forward to what we hope to achieve during the year to … Continue reading

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CSaP Conference 2014: Evidence, Networks and Policy

CSaP’s 2014 annual conference on ‘evidence, networks and policy’ gathered together over 220 researchers, policy makers, and business leaders. This April at the Royal Society (London), the conference focused on innovative policy making and tackled some of the major challenges facing policy makers today … Continue reading

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People and the Planet – Putting Population and Consumption on the table for Rio+20?

After twenty-one months of intensive research, preparation and consultation, The Royal Society’s highly anticipated report on the issues of population and consumption, People and the Planet, was launched yesterday at Carlton House Terrace. Representing the Society’s first genuine engagement with … Continue reading

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