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BENNETT INSTITUTE CONFERENCE 2019 Apr 15, 2019 from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM Churchill College, Cambridge,
Our 2019 Bennett Conference for Public Policy explores practical ways in which policy can evolve to create a fairer and more equitable future. And how can we do this whilst avoiding some of the seismic democratic disruptions that have shaken the world in recent years?
J M Keynes Fellowship Fund Lectures 2019 Feb 21, 2019 from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM McCrum Lecture Theatre (behind the Eagle Pub), Bene’t Street, Cambridge,
The Managers of the J M Keynes Fellowship Fund proudly present an evening of special lectures, featuring five of the Fund's distinguished Fellows speaking about their innovative research in the field of financial economics.
Workshop to prepare for future bids to EIT Food Jan 30, 2019 from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM CENTRAL LOCATION TBC,
Dr S T Lee Public Policy Lecture 2018: Professor K Vijay Raghavan Nov 27, 2018 from 05:30 AM to 07:00 AM Peterhouse, Cambridge,
The 2018 Dr Seng Tee Lee Public Policy Lecture will be delivered by Professor K Vijay Raghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India. Hosted by Professor Stephen Toope, Vice Chancellor, University of Cambridge.
CAMBRIDGE BIG DATA RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM Nov 26, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM SAINSBURY LABORATORY, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY, BATEMAN STREET, CAMBRIDGE, CB2 1LR,
The Cambridge Big Data Strategic Research Initiative links together several hundred researchers across the University of Cambridge and beyond, to foster interdisciplinary collaborations in the fields of data science, data-driven discovery, and AI.
Post-Brexit Options for the UK: New Legal Analysis Nov 16, 2018 from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM Peterhouse, Cambridge,
The UK is experiencing a crisis on many levels – economic, political and constitutional – as it faces up to the implications of Brexit.
Challenges of Experimental Government and Public Policy Series Nov 15, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM SEMINAR ROOM, SIMON SAINSBURY CENTRE, JUDGE BUSINESS SCHOOL,
POVERTY, UNEMPLOYMENT AND EVICTION IN AMERICA
Challenges of Experimental Government and Public Policy Series Nov 15, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM SIMON SAINSBURY CENTRE, JUDGE BUSINESS SCHOOL,
PUNCH & JUDY POLITICS: AN INSIDERS' GUIDE TO PRIME MINISTER’S QUESTIONS
Challenges of Experimental Government and Public Policy Series Nov 08, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM SIMON SAINSBURY CENTRE, JUDGE BUSINESS SCHOOL,
THE OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES OF USING CASE STUDIES TO INFORM POLICY
Centre for Business Research/Public Policy Research Initiative Workshop: The Insecurity Cycle Nov 08, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM The Ramsden Room, St. Catharine's College, Cambridge,
How far can 'free' markets serve the interests of society? Can labour and financial markets be brought into balance with each other? What drives the conventional wisdom that appears to set the parameters to public policy, and which might help to explain why it has been so difficult to bring about lasting institutional change following the global financial crisis?
Challenges of Experimental Government and Public Policy Series Nov 06, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM SEMINAR ROOM, SIMON SAINSBURY CENTRE, JUDGE BUSINESS SCHOOL,
BOOK LAUNCH: ‘SOMEONE TO TALK TO’ (OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS) ‘LONELINESS, SOCIAL ISOLATION AND PUBLIC POLICY’
Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society Oct 31, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Faculty of English, 9 West Road, CB3 9DP,
IN CONVERSATION WITH GLEN WEYL - RADICAL MARKETS: UPROOTING CAPITALISM AND DEMOCRACY FOR A JUST SOCIETY
Challenges of Experimental Government and Public Policy Series Oct 25, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM SEMINAR ROOM, SIMON SAINSBURY CENTRE, JUDGE BUSINESS SCHOOL,
HOW TO RIG AN ELECTION - AND HOW TO BETTER SAFEGUARD DEMOCRACY
Challenges of Experimental Government and Public Policy Series Oct 19, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM LECTURE THEATRE 4, SIMON SAINSBURY CENTRE, JUDGE BUSINESS SCHOOL,
THE DEBATE ABOUT RCTS IN DEVELOPMENT IS OVER. WE WON. THEY LOST
Challenges of Experimental Government and Public Policy Series Oct 17, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM SIMON SAINSBURY CENTRE, JUDGE BUSINESS SCHOOL,
DESIGNING AND IMPLEMENTING PUBLIC POLICIES: AN INSIDER’S PERSPECTIVE
Challenges of Experimental Government and Public Policy Series Oct 11, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Cripps Auditorium, Magdalene College,
Behavioural Government: Debiasing the policy-making process
Challenges of Experimental Government and Public Policy Series Oct 05, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM Seminar Room 1, Simon Sainsbury Centre, Judge Business School,
HOW TO DEAL WITH PUBLIC HEALTH CRISES IN HUMANITARIAN AND CONFLICT ZONES
Behaviour Change by Design Annual Lecture 2018 Sep 27, 2018 from 06:00 AM to 09:00 AM Howard Theatre, Downing College, Cambridge,
The Behaviour Change by Design Annual Lecture 2018 will be given by by Dr David Halpern, Chief Executive of the Behavioural Insight Team, on "Applying Behavioural Insights to Policy".
CeBIL Annual Symposium: Precision Medicine, Artificial Intelligence and the Law Sep 07, 2018 06:25 PM Christ's College, Cambridge,
Improving the uptake of research into policy Aug 20, 2018 from 09:00 PM to 06:00 PM Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton Road, Cambridge,
A new course is being launched by Wellcome in collaboration with the Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology.
PERSONAL DATA STORES: A NEW APPROACH TO CONTROL OF ONLINE PRIVACY Jul 24, 2018 from 12:00 AM to 02:30 AM MAXWELL CENTRE,
THE CAMBRIDGE BIG DATA SRI and the CAMBRIDGE TRUST & TECHNOLOGY RI are pleased to announce an event on exploring the prospects for personal data stores as an approach to data protection and user privacy online.
CAMBRIDGE METABOLIC NETWORK SUMMER BBQ Jul 06, 2018 from 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM Riverboat Georgina,
Researchers at the earlier stages of their career who have an interest in metabolism/ metabolic science are invited to join members of the Cambridge Metabolic Network for a summer barbeque aboard the Riverboat Georgina.
Cambridge Global Challenges Jun 29, 2018 from 02:00 AM to 05:00 AM Rayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre,
Cambridge Global Challenges (CGC) runs Round Tables twice a year to give Cambridge researchers the opportunity to talk about research relating to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speakers are encouraged to present on the progress of their research and any difficulties they are facing working in developing countries for 10 minutes, which is followed by 20 minute- long discussions.
2018 CSaP Annual Conference Jun 28, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM Royal Society, London,
The 2018 CSaP annual conference will bring together members of our extensive network to discuss some of the opportunities for policy makers at both local and national levels to draw on academic expertise in support of more effective public policy.
CBR SEMINAR Jun 25, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM Upper Hall, Peterhouse, Cambridge,
Henning Meyer will present this Seminar based on his Special Report: Creating Shared Value Operationalising CSV beyond the firm.
ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership Jun 25, 2018 from 12:00 AM to 02:00 AM Upper Hall, Peterhouse, Cambridge,
Henning Meyer will present this Seminar based on his Special Report: Creating Shared Value Operationalising CSV beyond the firm.
IMS SCIENCE SLAM! Jun 18, 2018 from 08:00 PM to 09:30 PM vPortland Arms on Chesterton Road, Cambridge.,
Two cultures: can policy makers and academic institutions ever work together effectively? Jun 11, 2018 06:00 PM Queens' College, Cambridge,
The UK has scientific advisers at the top of government, but with science, engineering and technology playing greater and greater roles in our lives there is a correspondingly greater need for a broader understanding of these issues by policy makers.
David Willetts - Fair Sharing across Generations in 2027 May 31, 2018 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM Anglia Ruskin University, Lecture Theatre LAB002 East Road Cambridge CB1 1PT,
David Willetts of the Resolution Foundation presents his personal, positive vision - and then leads discussion - on how to arrive at a fairer sharing of wealth and wellbeing across generations in 2027.
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.

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2019 VISITING FELLOWSHIP WITH THE BENNETT INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY

Mar 12, 2019

The Bennett Institute is recruiting for Visiting Fellow from within the University for the academic year 2019/20.

Post-Brexit Options for the UK: New Legal Analysis

Nov 22, 2018

On 16 November 2018 the Cambridge Public Policy SRI (Strategic Research Initiative) and the CBR, the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge, held a conference at Peterhouse College in Cambridge on Brexit with the aim of encouraging interdisciplinary discussion amongst academics and further research on the implications of the UK leaving the EU for public policy.

Britain’s Broken Economic Model and Why Brexit isn’t the Cure

Nov 15, 2018

Simon Deakin, Director of the Centre for Business Research and Professor of Law at the University of Cambridge, tells the Cambridge Public Policy SRI (Strategic Research Initiative) why Brexit isn’t the cure for Britain’s broken economic model.

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