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University of Cambridge,
Centre for Science and Policy (UCAM)

 

WHO WE ARE

The Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) was established by the University of Cambridge to strengthen the contribution of science and technology to public policy. CSaP fulfils its mission by facilitating interaction between government and academia, so that governments have better access to academic expertise, and academic research is better informed about public policy. CSaP builds and supports networks between the worlds of policy and academia that lead to effective knowledge exchange, trust and mutual understanding.

WHAT OUR EXPERIENCE IS

CSaP runs a Policy Fellowship Programme, convenes groups of policy makers and academics to address particular policy challenges, and carries out research on the nature of the relationship between science and public policy. 

WHAT WE DO IN EU BON

CSaP leads the stakeholder engagement and science- policy dialogue work package. CSaP will support knowledge exchange with policy makers throughout EU BON through building insights from the context of use into the design of biodiversity data platforms so that the outputs of EU BON are more likely to be taken up by policy makers and make a positive contribution to improving public policy and biodiversity conservation outcomes.

IN EU BON WE MAINLY CONTRIBUTE TO

WP 6 (Lead) Stakeholder engagement and science- policy dialogue
WP 7 Implementation of GEO BON: strategies and solutions at European and global levels

 

Dr. Robert Doubleday 
  • Executive Director of the Centre for Science and Policy
  • Research interests: role of science and technology in contemporary societies, relationship between scientific advice, policy and democracy
 
Prof. William Sutherland 
  • Miriam Rothschild Professor in Conservation Biology, Dept. of Zoology, University of Cambridge
  • Research interests: Population and Community Ecology, Conservation Biology
 
Jackie Ouchikh 
  • Head of Programmes
  • Professional development, events, website and communications
 
   

 


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   1 AUG 2017
Policy windows for the environment: Tips for improving the uptake of scientific knowledge


A new EU BON derived paper looks at the dynamics of science - policy dialogue, offering tips for ...

   29 JUN 2017
How Ecosystem and Biodiversity data and knowledge can support the GEO objectives: EU BON’s session at the European GEO Workshop


The 11th European Projects GEO Workshop took place between 19-21 June 2017, in Helsinki, Finland,...

   26 JUN 2017
EU BON comes to a formal end, but continues to live through its results


Coming to an end, after 4.5 years of hard work and dedicated research, the FP7-funded project EU ...

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flag big This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 308454.