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Erik MillstoneThe Joys of Truth: Science Policy in the Public Interest

A ‘light’ Festschrift in Honour of Erik Millstone.

Car immersed in flooded car parkRethinking Society for the 21st Century

SPRU faculty feature in a major research-based report from the International Panel for Social Progress.

frackingFracking, Framing and Effective Participation

New project to examine the politics of fracking and the utilisation of shale gas in the UK.

Data science graphic 100pxInnovation Policy at 450 Feet

SPRU brings together local energy innovators and policy professionals for a unique event at the British Airways i360.

frackingFirst Chris Freeman Visiting Fellow

SPRU welcomed Professor Judith Sutz as the first Chris Freeman Visiting Fellow.

Data science graphic 100pxData Science for Innovation Workshop

SPRU academics organise event exploring data sources, anlalytical technologies and visualising data.

City vector boxGovernance of Sociotechnical Transformations

New project will focus on transformations in energy, agriculture and urban digital infrastructure.

Fenced crop boxHealing from Enclosure

A new EU-funded Political Agroecology of agri-food knowledges in Belgium.

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