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Car immersed in flooded car parkIPCC climate change report

SPRU energy expert selected as lead author for influential IPCC report on climate change.

hand tablet buildings UKCRED 100 x 100New UK Centre for Research on Energy Demand

SPRU to lead on 5-year research programme.

globe africa 100 x 100Promoting STI in Africa

Promoting science, technology and innovation in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda.

cover of RPResearch Policy now ABS 4* journal

New ABS Guide 2018 promotes Research Policy from 4 to 4* ranking.

Food table square 100pxGovernment urged to halt food-safety overhaul

New briefing paper highlights the risks of weakening UK food law enforcement.

How can science and democracy be reconciled?

Professor Stirling delivers keynote presentation on Expertise and Democracy.

Transformative Vision for China

A two-day workshop in Beijing brings Transformative Innovation Policy (TIP) to China.

Johan Schot gives professorial lectureSPRU Director delivers Professorial Lecture

Prof Johan Schot gives professorial lecture on ‘The World in Deep Transition.

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