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Turbines sunset boxDiscussing transformative technologies in energy

Sussex Energy Group hosts event with panel of representatives of the UK energy sector

Beef squareSTEPS Centre Unveils 2019 Theme: Uncertainty

The STEPS Centre has launched a new theme for 2019 on Uncertainty.

Nuclear event boxWorking with Nature in Farming and Conservation

Event brings together experts from land management, sustainability and biodiversity to discuss farming and conservation 

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No 1. UK think tank
SPRU ranked 1st in the UK (3rd globally) by Global Go To Index in its list of top Science and Technology think tanks. 

Nuclear event boxLaunch of TIP Africa Hub

Senegal, Ghana and Kenya to participate in new Hub to look at ways to strengthen their science, technology and innovation policies.

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Better Government Projects (Project X)
Project receives major ESRC grant to research improving the delivery of major government projects.

gdp boxSTI Policy Studies in International Disarmament Efforts

Doctoral researcher wins first Disarmament Essay Contest.

Nuclear event boxEnergy consumers subsidising nuclear submarines

Academics organise meeting to discuss the links between civil and military nuclear.

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