Category Archives: Professional Development

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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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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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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Tim Guilliams: Government Secondee Case Study

BIS Secondee (September 2012 – December 2013) Co-Founder at Healx3 Co-Founder at Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE) Junior Associate Fellow at the Centre for Science and Policy When I approached CSaP for the first time during my PhD … Continue reading

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Jat Singh: Government Secondee Case Study

Senior Research Associate, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge Government secondee, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) As a computer scientist with some background in law, I have long been interested in issues of technology-related policy. Seeking to be more … Continue reading

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Richard Tomsett: Internship Case Study

PhD Student, School of Computing Science, Newcastle University BBSRC Policy Intern (April – July 2013), Centre for Science and Policy Scientists often complain about the use or abuse of scientific evidence in policy making, so when the opportunity to do … Continue reading

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Amanda Hall: Internship Case Study

NERC Policy Intern, Centre for Science and Policy (Feb – May 2013) I was very grateful for the opportunity to carry out a NERC internship at CSaP. Upon arrival, the team were very welcoming and it soon became clear that, … Continue reading

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