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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.
2018 BHRU Annual Lecture May 17, 2018 06:00 AM Howard Theatre, Downing College, Cambridge,
Professor Theresa Marteau will reflect on the work the BHRU has undertaken in its role as the Department of Health Policy Research Unit on Behaviour and Health over the last seven years.
Lloyd & Macfarlane - Fair & affordable housing by 2027 May 10, 2018 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM Anglia Ruskin University, Lecture Theatre LAB002 East Road Cambridge CB1 1PT,
In a rare double act, Toby Lloyd (of Shelter) and Laurie Macfarlane (ex-NEF) will present their vision of how we can make Britain's housing market work fairly in 2027, so it delivers affordable housing for all. Experts on housing and land (and the connections between the two), they'll examine how fixing a broken land economy is the key to addressing so many of the key challenges facing modern economies: mounting inequality, financial instability, housing insecurity, intergenerational conflict and stagnating productivity.
BREXIT: WHAT HAPPENED AND WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? May 08, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM Main Lecture Theatre, Old Divinity School, St John's College,
Named after Alcuin of York, a teacher, theologian, and poet who advised the Emperor Charlemagne, this annual lecture hosted by the Department of Politics and International Relations is given on a topic concerning the UK and Europe.
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.
Attacking health: The end of International Humanitarian Law? Mar 16, 2018 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM MAGDALENE COLLEGE, CRIPPS AUDITORIUM,
Years of attacks on civilians, health facilities and healthcare workers in Syria, Yemen, South Sudan and the Central African Republic have demonstrated the challenges of implementing international humanitarian law and getting warring parties to adhere.
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.
Inequality and the Rule of Law: The Inaugural Social Science and Law Interdisciplinary Conference (SSLIC) from Mar 02, 2018 02:00 AM to Mar 03, 2018 06:00 AM
SSLIC explores the interface between law and the social sciences. The inaugural SSLIC will address inequality and the rule of law in the global north and the rising powers.
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.
Cambridge Institute for Public Policy Seminar Feb 20, 2018 09:05 PM Room GR06/07, Faculty of English,
TOWNS, CITIES AND THE TILTING OF BRITAIN'S POLITICAL AXIS With Will Jennings, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of Southampton
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 Cambridge Climate and Sustainability Forum Feb 10, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM Cambridge Union,
The Cambridge Climate and Sustainability Forum is a one-day event to increase awareness of climate change, sustainability and 21st Century environmental challenges.
British Politics Seminars from Feb 08, 2018 09:45 AM to Mar 16, 2018 09:45 AM Umney Theatre, Robinson College,
We are delighted to invite you to the second annual POLIS-Robinson College seminar series in British Politics.
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.

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Inaugural Social Science and Law Interdisciplinary Conference

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The recent Inaugural Social Science and Law Interdisciplinary Conference, held at Jesus College in Cambridge, brought together leading academics from law and the social sciences, including economics, to discuss inequality and the rule of law in the global north and the rising powers, particularly China.

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