SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit

Engagement and Outreach

Nuclear event boxLaunch of Transformative Innovation Policy Africa Hub

Senegal, Ghana and Kenya to participate in new Hub to look at ways to strengthen their science, technology and innovation policies.

Nuclear event boxEnergy consumers subsidising nuclear submarines

Academics organise multi-stakeholder meeting to discuss the links between civil and military nuclear.

Tech foresight China visit boxChinese delegates visit SPRU 

Representatives from the Chinese Development Research Centre of the State Council met with SPRU academics to discuss technology foresight.

TIPC conference 2018Innovation for Transformation

TIPC holds annual members' engagement week and conference.

enef boxSPRU hosts ENEF 2018

Academics gather to discuss Firm Automation in the Era of Artificial Intelligence.

Data science graphic 100pxProfessor appointed to expert group

Prof Maria Savona appointed to European Commission High-Level Expert Group.

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.

Data science graphic 100pxData Science for Innovation Workshop

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

Colombia box 100pxColombia national strategy

Colombia adopts new innovation policy in their strategy for post-conflict development.

Southern water logo 100pxSewers matter workshop

Southern Water visit campus to discuss sewer infrastructure and The Unflushables.

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House of Lords Select Committee report draws extensively on reasearch by Dr Michael Hopkins.

Allam Ahmed 16th WASD conferenceSustainable development conferences

Prof Allam Ahmed organised the 16th WASD and 5th Diaspora international conferences with the UN.

SPRU training landscape graphic cropSPRU training

SPRU offers five-day professional development course: ‘Innovation Policy in a Changing Global Context’

How can science and democracy be reconciled?

Professor Stirling delivers keynote presentation on Expertise and Democracy.

Transformative Vision for China

A two-day workshop in Beijing brings Transformative Innovation Policy (TIP) to China.

Johan Schot gives professorial lectureSPRU Director delivers Professorial Lecture

Prof Johan Schot gives professorial lecture on ‘The World in Deep Transition.

Mexico in a lightbulb 100pxInnovation for Transformation in Mexico

Three-day event in Mexico City on ‘Transformative Change and the Three Frames of Innovation Policy.