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Bennett Professorship of Public Policy

last modified Mar 20, 2017 11:59 AM
Recruitment process announced for a new professorship in public policy research at Cambridge focused on inequality and economic growth

The University has announced recruitment for the Bennett Professorship of Public Policy to take up appointment on 1 January 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applications are invited from individuals with an outstanding research record of international stature in public policy, with an emphasis on questions of inequality and economic growth, broadly understood. 

The duties for this Professorship include helping to establish and direct the new Policy Institute in the University and taking a lead on interdisciplinary research. This will include showcasing public policy work in Cambridge that connects the social sciences with other scientific disciplines. The Professorship comes with a Fellowship at Churchill College. 

Further details are provided here:


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. 

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Evidence is Not Enough: Towards a democratically legitimate role for evidence in health policymaking

Nov 24, 2017

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