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Cambridge Public Policy SRI brings together academics from a range of disciplines who are interested in public policy issues and research at Cambridge.

Through the academic year we host a series of Public Policy Research Seminars featuring talks on public policy research, analysis and impact.

Seminars are term-time Fridays 12.30-1.30 pm Alison Richard Building.

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0 upcoming talks and 32 talks in the archive.

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Public Policy Seminar: Cycles of Invention and Discovery

UserProfessor Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences .

HouseRoom 119, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road.

ClockFriday 05 May 2017, 12:30-13:30

Understanding Inequalities: new thinking for public policy

UserKeynote address from Vince Cable, former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills.

HouseTrinity Hall Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 25 May 2016, 09:00-17:00

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Public Policy Research Seminar: Doing Development Differently

UserMr Andy Ratcliffe, Deputy CEO and Director of Strategy and Development, Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative (AGI)..

HouseRoom 119, ARB.

ClockThursday 25 February 2016, 12:30-13:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Public Policy Research Seminar: 'Skills and Techniques of an NGO'

UserDame Barbara Stocking, President, Murray Edwards College, former CEO Oxfam GB.

HouseRoom 119, ARB.

ClockThursday 11 February 2016, 12:30-13:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Public Policy Research Seminar: 'Being a Special Adviser (SPAD)'

UserGiles Wilkes, Financial Times Former Special Adviser to Vince Cable.

HouseRoom 119, ARB.

ClockThursday 04 February 2016, 12:30-13:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

How to Overcome Inequality

UserRobert Wade (London School of Economics).

HouseSociology Department Seminar Room, Free School Lane.

ClockMonday 01 February 2016, 17:00-19:00

Darwin College Lecture Series

Wittgenstein's Games

UserProfessor A C Grayling, New College of the Humanities.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 29 January 2016, 17:30-18:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Public Policy Research Seminar: 'Using Research to Influence Government Policy'

UserJo Casebourne, Programme Director, Institute for Government.

HouseRoom 119, ARB.

ClockThursday 28 January 2016, 12:30-13:30

All POLIS Department Seminars and Events

Public Policy Research Seminar: ‘What’s Wrong with the British Constitution? Implications of the Scottish and EU Referendum Votes’

UserIain McLean, Professor of Politics, University of Oxford, Vice-President for Public Policy, British Academy.

HouseRoom 119, ARB.

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Personal Principles and the Political Game

UserBaroness Sayeeda Warsi, House of Lords.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 15 January 2016, 17:30-18:30

Department of Sociology Seminar Series

Prof Robert D. Putnam in conversation

UserRobert D. Putnam Malkin Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University.

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 7.

ClockWednesday 09 December 2015, 10:00-11:30

Public Policy Lecture: Inside the Nudge Unit, how small changes can make a big difference

Registration from 5.30 pm. A drinks reception will follow the lecture. Registration Required at: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/inside-the-nudge-unit-how-small-changes-can-make-a-big-difference-tickets-19473894944

UserDr David Halpern, Director, Behavioural Insights Team.

House LectureTheatre I, Cambridge Judge Business School,Trumpington Street, University of Cambridge CB2 1AG Cambridge.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 18:00-19:00

The Silicon State

sandwiches from 12.30 pm

UserAdrian Brown, Boston Consulting Group, Centre for Public Impact.

House Room 119, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 26 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Climate Change Policy: A Focus on Demand Reduction?

Please register for this event at: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/climate-change-demand-reduction-seminar-tickets-18818616990

UserPresented by Professor Julian Allwood, Engineering.

HouseLubbock Room, Peterhouse, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 23 November 2015, 14:00-17:00

Research at Behavioural Insights Team

UserDr Michael Sanders, Head of Research, Behavioural Insights Team.

HouseSeminar Room 138, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Policy and Politics: synergy or dysergy?

UserLord Andrew Lansley, Former Secretary of State for Health and Leader of the House of Commons.

House Room 119, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 12:30-13:30

The Syria series ‘War, disasters and data: the need for an evidence-based humanitarian response’

UserTalk by former Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and World Health Organization, Middle East field epidemiologist - Jesse Berns.

HouseS1, Alison Richard Building, POLIS.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Discovering Policy Lab: Design in Policy Making

UserDr Lucy Kimbell, University of the Arts, London.

House Room 119, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 12:30-13:30

Syria: where to now?

First in Forthcoming Syria Series

UserMartin Chulov, The Guardian Middle East Correspondent.

HouseRoom S2 (2nd floor), Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2015, 17:30-19:00

Bradford Hill seminars at the Cambridge Institute of Public Health

“Leveraging Social Psychological Theory to Understand Engagement with Personalized Genomic Information”

BRADFORD HILL SEMINAR

UserWilliam Klein, Associate Director, Behavioral Research Program, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Maryland, USA.

HouseLarge Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 26 June 2015, 13:00-14:00

Financial History Seminar

The Coalition Effect, 2010-2015

UserDr Mike Finn, Director of the Centre for Education Policy Analysis and David Howarth, Member of Parliament for Cambridge from 2005–10..

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockWednesday 06 May 2015, 19:00-20:00

Wolfson College Lunchtime Seminar Series - Wednesdays of Full Term

Paradise Lost? How the Internet has changed

This talk is open to the public and may be podcast

UserJohn Naughton, Vice-president of Wolfson College.

HouseCombination Room, Wolfson College.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2015, 13:00-14:00

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