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Scientist to Politician: Making evidence-based policy decisions

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Scientist, Councillor, Politician: Meet Julian Huppert

For anyone who’s been in Cambridge long enough, Julian was the lynchpin of the Liberal Democrat stronghold in Cambridge from 2010 to 2015. To others, he is a distinguished biologist and ex-fellow of Clare College.

Recognised as the ‘top backbencher’ in The Telegraph’s list of ‘Most Influential Lib Dems’, Julian was seen by some as a voice for rationality in the emotion-driven Commons.

According to his own testimony, Julian believes in ‘a free, fair and open society, where nobody should be enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity’, and has dedicated his life and career to achieving this goal.

Effective Altruism Cambridge and 80,000 Hours Cambridge are excited to host this event about scientific approaches to policy-making.

As always, the event is opening to all, including those not affiliated with the university. There will be time to chat with Julian after the event over free drinks and snacks.

This talk is part of the Effective Altruism: Cambridge series.

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