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china flagSustainability Hub opens in China

The STEPS Centre, School of Social Development and Public Policy and other partners launch a Sustainability Hub in China.

measurementManifesto for research metrics

The Leiden Manifesto for research metrics advocates the need for good practices in metrics-based research assessments

westminsterNurse Review of research councils


SPRU has submitted a response to the Nurse Review of Research Councils.

css logoSPRU professor campaigns for social science

SPRU Professor speaks alongside Caroline Lucas MP at debate on the future of social science.

bc40BioWeapons Convention 40th anniversary

SPRU researcher provides remarks at Biological Weapons Convention 40th anniversary

MO approach reportBuilding the Entrepreneurial State

SPRU Professor in the Economics of Innovation calls for mission-oriented investment in innovation to create long-term growth

MOFI sqNew Book on investment-led growth

Co-edited by Professor Mazzucato and Dr Penna, this book offers a challenge to the prevailing narrative on fiscal policies.

james wilsdonProfessor made Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

Prof. Wilsdon is among 33 “leading social scientists”  made Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences.

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