SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit

Events

Weekly seminar listings


Public experiments: the science and art of scientific advice

Oct
1
2014

Professorial Lectures Series
Chowen lecture theatre, Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS)
Wednesday 1 October
18:30 until 19:30
James Wilsdon - Professor of Science and Democracy

In 1964, Sir Solly Zuckerman was appointed the UK Government's first Chief Scientific Adviser. Today, scientific advice has never been more in demand.


Increasing data transparency and other developments in the UK electricity market

Oct
7
2014

Energy seminar series
Ful-101
Tuesday 7 October
13:00 until 14:00
Stuart Lacey

Stuart Lacey, CEO of Electralink, will give a talk about the company's unique role in the operation of the UK electricity market


"Mapping the evolution of research `controversies'. The case of rice since the 80's"

Oct
8
2014

SPRU Wednesday seminars
G22 Jubilee building
Wednesday 8 October
13:00 until 14:00
Tommaso Ciarli & Ismael Rafols

Tommaso Ciarli and Ismael Rafols will be giving a talk on the "Mapping the evolution of research `controversies'. The case of rice since the...


Cancel the Apocalypse: New Pathways to Sustainability

Oct
8
2014

Fulton A
Wednesday 8 October
17:00 until 19:00
Andrew Simms

Andrew Simms of the New Economics Foundation is going to give a public lecture on his latest book.


(Quantifying) Robustness in Applied (Quantitative) Research

Oct
15
2014

Wednesday seminar series
G22 Jubilee building
Wednesday 15 October
13:00 until 14:00
Lee Stapleton (coauthored with Steve Sorrell)

Lee Stapleton coauthored with Steve Sorrell will be giving a talk: (Quantifying) Robustness in Applied (Quantitative) Research.


Edges, horizons and transformations: the future of innovation policy

Oct
21
2014

Royal Society of the Arts, London
Tuesday 21 October
14:00 until 17:30

This half day SPRU event will explore the lessons, dilemmas and trajectories that could shape future innovation in the UK, Europe and globally.


Inclusive and grassroots innovations

Nov
5
2014

SPRU Wednesday seminars
G22 Jubilee building
Wednesday 5 November
13:00 until 14:00
Adrian Smith & Matias Ramirez

A talk on inclusive and grassroots innovation. SPRU Wednesday seminars take place weekly during term time in Jubilee G22 from 1-2pm.