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Hinkley point power station boxBrexit: Averting Food Disruption

Councils urged to ramp up contingency planning to avert food disruption in any version of Brexit

Hinkley point power station boxUnclear nuclear

How UK energy consumers unwittingly pay for military infrastructures.

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Reframing UN Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy Reviews

SPRU research shaped a new United Nations Framework which will help countries achieving the UN’s SDGs.

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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