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Stem Cells and Society Workshop: Planning for the Future of Gene Editing

Our report discusses some of the specific ethical, legal and policy issues relating to gene editing in human stem cells, including further international regulation and agreement on research into the human genome, and the type of policy development required around gene editing, including assessing both the opportunities and risks it presents.

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Big Data Methods for Social Science and Policy Report

Big Data Methods for Social Science and Policy Workshop. A recent Cambridge workshop focused on its practical application across the social sciences. The workshop was hosted by two interdisciplinary research initiatives at the university, in Big Data and Public Policy.

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The Educated Brain Policy Brief

This Policy Brief relates to the second seminar in a series of three around the theme of ‘The Educated Brain’, where education, psychology and neuroscience researchers come together to better understand how we learn, and how we can promote learning across the lifespan through policy and practice.

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Researchers at the University of Cambridge involved in Public Policy related research are welcome to join the Cambridge Public Policy Strategic Research Initiative (SRI).

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Bennett Professorship of Public Policy

Mar 20, 2017

Recruitment process announced for a new professorship in public policy research at Cambridge focused on inequality and economic growth

Policy Impact: a ‘How to’ guide for researchers

Mar 02, 2017

Read our practical guide for researchers detailing what policy impact is, why it may be relevant to your research, how to go about it, and what resources there are at Cambridge to help you.

Lent Term 2017 British Politics Seminars

Feb 08, 2017

A series of off-the-record insights into life in British politics.

Late Childhood and Adolescence, The Educated Brain Policy Brief

Jan 31, 2017

A Policy Brief relating to the ESRC Seminar Series, The Educated Brain

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About Us

We aim to support public policy research across Cambridge University, working with colleagues in science, social science, the arts and humanities, to apply new thinking to public policy problems and promote research and analysis into the public policy process. We hope to connect and raise the profile of existing public policy related work across the University and support collaborative research that includes policy development in a range of subject areas. 

Contact us if you are interested in joining the initiative or would like to know more. 

Upcoming events

Cambridge Network: Mayoral Election Hustings Event

Apr 05, 2017

Cambridge Union, 9a Bridge Street, CB2 1UB

Cambridge ESRC DTC Annual Lecture with Sir Ivor Crewe

May 16, 2017

Faculty of Law, LG18

The Educated Brain Seminar 3: Lifelong Learning

Jul 17, 2017

Buckingham House, Murray Edwards College

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