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Barcelona skyline thumbnailThe knowledge politics of smart urbanism

ESRC-funded project examines smart urbanism in eight European cities.

SPRU 50 years logo squareTransforming Innovation

Overview of SPRU's 50th Anniversary Conference (7-9 September 2016).

subBias in UK energy policy

Study finds that British attachment to nuclear submarines drives bias towards expensive nuclear power


consortiumTransformative Innovation Policy Consortium 

New Global Consortium on innovation set to address global challenges

Book cover for Grassroots Innovation smallGrassroots Innovation Movements

New book examines six case studies from around the world.


nuclear sqNuclear Energy and path dependence

New study finds that pro-nuclear European countries are making slower progress on climate targets.

Rethinking Capitalism book cover squareRethinking Capitalism

Leading economists challenge mainstream economic debate and set out new ideas to transform it.

brexitPost Brexit

Several members of SPRU faculty provide their perspectives on the impact of Brexit on the economy and UK science.

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