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Governing Emerging Technologies and Systemic Transformations

22-26 June 2020

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Global easing of regulations for coronavirus vaccines

Human trials of Covid-19 vaccines could start without normally essential animal-studies data.

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Inclusive Green Infrastructures for Urban Well-Being

In cities across Asia, green infrastructures that support the health and livelihoods of urban and peri-urban residents are being degraded and destroyed.

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Coronavirus: Food Rationing

Food rationing must be introduced immediately to prevent the UK running short of fresh fruit and vegetables, three experts have warned Boris Johnson.

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Maria Jahoda Annual Lecture

Professor Jennifer Rubin was welcomed to the University of Sussex as the guest speaker of this year’s Marie Jahoda Annual Lecture 2020.

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Modern Energy Cooking Services Programme

Academics are developing a method to help build systems that have the potential to transform access to clean cooking services.

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Fuel and Transport Poverty in the UK's Energy Transition

A new three-year research project will explore ways to ensure that the UK’s shift to a low-carbon society does not leave anyone behind. 

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