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Recent and Upcoming Public Policy Events from the SRI and around Cambridge.

Uehiro Lectures 2018 from May 21, 2018 04:30 AM to May 24, 2018 07:00 AM Oxford - various,
The 2018 Annual Uehiro Lectures in Practical Ethics will be delivered by Professor Richard Holton of University of Cambridge.
Richard Murphy - Why tax can change everything by 2027 Apr 26, 2018 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM Anglia Ruskin University, Lecture Theatre LAB002 East Road Cambridge CB1 1PT,
Richard Murphy presents his personal, positive vision - and then leads discussion - on how we can overhaul Britain's tax system (and international tax arrangements) to build a fairer country for all in 2027.
Hermann Hauser - Technology for Social Good in 2027 Apr 05, 2018 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM Anglia Ruskin University, Lecture Theatre LAB002 East Road Cambridge CB1 1PT,
Hermann Hauser presents his personal, positive vision - and then leads discussion - on how new Technologies can work to improve social fairness as we head towards 2027.
Ava Vidal - Intersectional Feminism for a fairer 2027 Mar 22, 2018 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM Anglia Ruskin University, Lecture Theatre LAB002 East Road Cambridge CB1 1PT,
Comedian and commentator Ava Vidal presents her personal, positive vision - and then leads discussion.
Faiza Shaheen - Class and Social Mobility, getting to a fairer 2027 Mar 08, 2018 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM Anglia Ruskin University, Lecture Theatre LAB002 East Road Cambridge CB1 1PT,
Faiza Shaheen presents her personal, positive vision - and then leads discussion - on how we can make Britain less class-ridden and more socially mobile, for the benefit of all in 2027.
George Monbiot - A new Politics of Belonging, for a fairer 2027 Feb 22, 2018 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM Anglia Ruskin University, Lecture Theatre LAB002 East Road Cambridge CB1 1PT,
George Monbiot presents his personal, positive vision - and then leads discussion - on how to build a new politics for a fairer 2027, a “politics of belonging.” We can radically reorganise democracy and economic life to build a better society.
Social Media Data and Research Ethics: Challenges and Opportunities Feb 13, 2018 from 01:30 AM to 04:30 AM Room 5, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms,
An advanced digital methods workshop from Cambridge Digital Humanities
2018 Christ’s College Climate Seminars: Climate seminar 4 Feb 08, 2018 from 05:30 AM to 07:00 AM Plumb Auditorium, Christ’s College, Cambridge,
Professor Charles Kennel is returning to Cambridge to host a series of seminars: ‘Thinking creatively about climate change’ in collaboration with the Centre for Science and Policy and Christ’s College, Cambridge.
Guy Standing - Basic Income for a Fairer 2027 Feb 01, 2018 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM Anglia Ruskin University, Lecture Theatre LAB002 East Road Cambridge CB1 1PT,
Part of the imagine2027 series of events - see www.imagine2027.org.uk for more details, and how to get involved.
2018 Christ’s College Climate Seminars: Climate seminar 3: The Cultural Functions of Climate Feb 01, 2018 from 05:30 AM to 07:00 AM Plumb Auditorium, Christ’s College, Cambridge,
Professor Charles Kennel is returning to Cambridge to host a series of seminars: ‘Thinking creatively about climate change’ in collaboration with the Centre for Science and Policy and Christ’s College, Cambridge.
Slow Energy Policy in a Time of Global Emergencies Jan 30, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM Seminar room SG1, Alison Richard Building,
The In Search of ‘Good’ Energy Policy research group focuses on energy policy from an interdisciplinary perspective. What constitutes a ‘good’ policy is conditioned not only by technology and financial factors but also by social norms and values, institutions, geopolitics, public trust and history.
2018 Christ’s College Climate Seminars: Climate seminar 2: Scenarios of Climate Change: cultural responses to unsettled times and uncertain ... Jan 25, 2018 from 05:30 AM to 07:00 AM Plumb Auditorium, Christ’s College, Cambridge,
Professor Charles Kennel is returning to Cambridge to host a series of seminars: ‘Thinking creatively about climate change’ in collaboration with the Centre for Science and Policy and Christ’s College, Cambridge.
Kate Raworth - Transforming economics for a thriving 2027 Jan 18, 2018 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM Anglia Ruskin University, Lecture Theatre LAB002 East Road Cambridge CB1 1PT,
Kate Raworth presents her personal, positive vision - and then leads discussion - on how we can 'rethink Economics', to transform what we aim for and how we measure success, for the benefit of all in 2027.
2018 Christ’s College Climate Seminars: Climate seminar 1: Whatever happened to the hiatus in warming? Jan 18, 2018 from 05:30 AM to 07:00 AM Plumb Auditorium, Christ’s College, Cambridge,
Professor Charles Kennel is returning to Cambridge to host a series of seminars: ‘Thinking creatively about climate change’ in collaboration with the Centre for Science and Policy and Christ’s College, Cambridge.
Behavioural Science around Policy Incentives to Reduce Energy Consumption Jan 16, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM Seminar room SG1, Alison Richard Building,
The In Search of ‘Good’ Energy Policy research group focuses on energy policy from an interdisciplinary perspective. What constitutes a ‘good’ policy is conditioned not only by technology and financial factors but also by social norms and values, institutions, geopolitics, public trust and history.
The future of science policy and research funding Jan 12, 2018 from 01:30 AM to 03:00 AM Pippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory,
A panel discuss on the future of science and policy research funding is being held as part of Research Day 2018.
Choices in Public Policy: evidence, fairness and the art of the possible Dec 04, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Frankopan Lecture Hall, Jesus College Cambridge,
The Cambridge Institute for Public Policy is hosting a lecture by Mr Paul Johnson, Chief Executive of the Institute for Fiscal Studies on Monday 4th December, 5 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. in the Frankopan Lecture Hall, at Jesus College, Cambridge.
Women in Politics Nov 24, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:30 PM Jesus College, University of Cambridge,
Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand and former Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme) Public Lecture; co-sponsored with the Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies and the Cambridge Intellectual Forum
Evidence is Not Enough: Towards a democratically legitimate role for evidence in health policymaking Nov 24, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Large Seminar Room, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge,
Dr Katherine Smith, University of Edinburgh
Helen Margetts - How social media can work for greater equality in 2027 Nov 16, 2017 from 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM Anglia Ruskin University, Lecture Theatre LAB002 East Road Cambridge CB1 1PT,
Professor Helen Margetts, director of the prestigious Oxford Internet Institute, presents her personal, positive vision - and then leads discussion - on how the UK's social media can be a force for greater equality in the year 2027.
Sir Michael Marmot - Making health fairer in the year 2027 Nov 09, 2017 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM Anglia Ruskin University, Lecture Theatre LAB002 East Road Cambridge CB1 1PT,
Sir Michael Marmot presents his personal, positive vision - and then leads discussion - on how the UK's healthcare systems can be fairer in the year 2027, and so work for everyone.
ESRC-funded research seminars on The Educated Brain Oct 27, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM Murray Edwards College,
Registration is now open for the second seminar in the series on 27 October, led by Dr Michelle Ellefson (Faculty of Education), which will focus on The Educated Brain at School - Late Childhood and Adolescence.
Danny Dorling - Education, Equality and Everything Else Oct 19, 2017 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM Anglia Ruskin University (Young Street building) Room YST218 Young Street Cambridge CB1 2LZ,
Danny Dorling presents his personal, positive vision - and then leads discussion - on how England's educational systems can be fairer in the year 2027, and so work for everyone.
Data for Policy 2017 Conference - Government by Algorithm? from Sep 06, 2017 09:00 AM to Sep 07, 2017 06:00 PM premier 1VS Conference Centre, Victoria Street, London,
Third annual international conference hosted in London September 2017
Cambridge Global Food Security Symposium Sep 06, 2017 from 08:45 AM to 06:00 PM Buckingham House, Murray Edwards College,
Determining which policies will be effective May 23, 2017 from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM SG1 Alison Richard Building,
A public policy seminar with Professor Bill Sutherland, Editor-in-chief, Conservation Evidence
Public Policy Energy Seminar: What Will It Take Scientifically to Make 2 Degrees Happen in a Time of Brexit and Trump? May 10, 2017 from 03:00 PM to 04:15 PM GR04 Faculty of English,
A seminar with Prof Daniel M. Kammen, Professor of Energy, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley. Introduced by Dr Laura Diaz Anadon, Lecturer in Public Policy, University of Cambridge.
Public Policy Seminar: Cycles of Invention and Discovery PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE May 05, 2017 from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM Seminar Room B3 Institute of Criminology, Sidgwick Site, Cambridge,
Part of the Public Policy Seminar Series
Cambridge Network: Mayoral Election Hustings Event Apr 05, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM Cambridge Union, 9a Bridge Street, CB2 1UB,
Post-Brexit Options for the UK: Combining Legal and Economic Analysis Mar 30, 2017 from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM Peterhouse College Theatre,
A Centre for Business Research and Public Policy SRI Workshop, supported by the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA).