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These seminars aim to bring together a diverse range of individuals from the humanities as well as social sciences and natural sciences, to discuss the public policy implications of their work and research.

Each talk lasts 25–30 minutes and is followed by open discussion. Talks take place on Fridays (1–2pm) in the University of Cambridge (venue to be confirmed).

For more information on Cambridge Public Policy please follow the link to our website here (http://www.cpp.csap.cam.ac.uk/)

For further details please follow the link here to the event website (http://bit.ly/nBWLLx), or follow the link here to see the seminar series flyer (http://bit.ly/Jz9HjC).

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0 upcoming talks and 22 talks in the archive.

How religion has changed in Britain since the 1980s, and what it means for policy

UserProfessor Linda Woodhead, Professor of Sociology of Religion, Lancaster University.

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College (Old Court on Trinity Lane, behind Kings College Chapel).

ClockTuesday 20 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Public knowledge: Lessons from public dialogues commissioned by the RCUK

UserDr Rob Doubleday, Executive Director, Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge & Dr Patrick Middleton, Head of Engagement, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College (Old Court on Trinity Lane, behind Kings College Chapel).

ClockTuesday 06 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Living with earthquakes in the developing world

UserProfessor James Jackson, Head of the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College (Old Court on Trinity Lane, behind Kings College Chapel).

ClockTuesday 16 October 2012, 13:00-14:00

You take the high road, and we’ll take the high road: The new terrain of co-regulating good governance

UserSusan Phillips, Director, School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University, Canada.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockFriday 11 May 2012, 13:00-14:00

From Irish to Muslim threats: Evaluating the impact of counter-terrorism in multi-ethnic Britain

UserSara Silvestri, Associated Teaching Staff, Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockFriday 04 May 2012, 13:00-14:00

Algae for energy and industrial biotechnology

UserDr Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockFriday 02 March 2012, 13:00-14:00

Does well-being have a role to play in public policy

UserProfessor Felicia Huppert, Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockFriday 17 February 2012, 13:00-14:00

Innovation management by global health entrepreneurs

UserJulia Fan Li, Doctoral Researcher, Institute for Manifacturing.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockFriday 10 February 2012, 13:00-14:00

Monitoring volcanic gas emissions: from innovation to operational application

UserDr Clive Oppenheimer, Reader in Volcanology and Remote Sensing, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockFriday 03 February 2012, 13:00-14:00

Too much of a group hug? Can radical challenge strengthen the advice provided to policymakers by government social scientists?

UserJenny Dibden: Deputy Director of Delivery Directorate, Chief Research Officer (Department for Work and Pensions) and Joint Head of the Government Social Research Service.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 27 January 2012, 13:00-14:00

How a Broader Appreciation of ‘Value’ Can Contribute to Better Policy Making

UserHelen Kersley, Programme Head, Valuing what Matters, New Economics Foundation (nef).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockFriday 11 November 2011, 13:00-14:00

Influencing Science Policy: Headlines Alone Are Not Enough

UserDiana Garnham, Chief Executive of the Science Council.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockFriday 04 November 2011, 13:00-14:00

Politics and the Media: A Case of British Exceptionalism

UserWilliam Horsley, Former BBC foreign correspondent, International Director of the Centre for Freedom of the Media.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockFriday 28 October 2011, 13:00-14:00

Should the UK Have a New Industrial Policy? Rebalancing the Economy for Growth

UserDr Finbarr Livesey, Director, Centre for Industry and Government, Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), University of Cambridge.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockFriday 21 October 2011, 13:00-14:00

Post-bureaucratic Public Services: Future Capabilities

UserJonathan Trevor, Lecturer in Human Resources & Organisations, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge..

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockFriday 14 October 2011, 13:00-14:00

The Hidden Impacts of Delay - A Case of Large Infrastructure Development

UserJudith Plummer, Senior Financial Analyst with the World Bank; PhD Student, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockFriday 27 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

Judging Nudging: Can Nudging Improve Population Health?

UserProf. Theresa Marteau, Director of the Policy Research Unit on Behaviour and Health, University of Cambridge.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 20 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

Science Advice in Emergencies

UserMiles Elsden, Head of Civil Contingencies, Health and Biotechnology Teams, Government Office for Science.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockFriday 13 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

Dealing with Change

UserRt. Hon. Charles Clarke, Visiting Professor, University of East Anglia.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockFriday 06 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

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