SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit


Book cover for Grassroots Innovation smallGrassroots Innovation Movements

New book examines six case studies from around the world

subBias in UK energy policy

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

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.

Electric car chargerPeople power crucial for low carbon future

New research shows users are key to bringing about transition to a low carbon energy system.

IPSP logoRethinking Society for the 21st Century

Perspectives on science, technology and innovation implicated in social progress and its assessment.

woman cookingEnergy access in developing countries

Video on the importance of a polycentric approach to resolve energy access issues

Hopkins biotech book coverScience, the State and the City

New book examines evolution of biotech industry in the UK

picture of a labScience and democracy

Concern about anti-democratic bias in discussion of science and technology in the UK

Brazilian innovation system report front coverThe Brazilian Innovation System

New report advises Brazilian government to invest in innovation for long-term growth