SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit

News and events

Our latest news! For more news please go to '2015 Highlights' or scroll down and search by category

Mariana Mazzucato speaking at ECLAC Horizons 2030ECLAC Horizons 2030 in Mexico City

Professor Mazzucato addresses finance ministers from Latin America & the Caribbean.

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.

SPRU 50th anniversary logoAfrica Engagement Week

A week of activities scheduled to take place in South Africa and culminating in a conference on 27 May.

Entrepreneurial State Greek edition book coverGreek book launch

Professor Mazzucato launches Greek edition of The Entrepreneurial State.

A grasshopper on a spoon with a background of salad itemsFuture of Food

Brighton Fringe event explores options for more sustainable food system.

ITRC Mistral logoMulti-scale Infrastructure systems Analytics

SPRU is part of new major research programme exploring the future of infrastructures.

Mazzucato sqRaúl Prebisch lecture

Professor Mazzucato is the first woman to give prestigious lecture.

Hopkins biotech book coverScience,the State and the City

New book examines evolution of biotech industry 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

woman cookingEnergy access in developing countries

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

picture of Asa BriggsIn memory of Lord Briggs

Key figure in creation and development of SPRU passes away.

picture of nuclear power station in WalesFuture of nuclear power in Wales

Nuclear policy experts give evidence to Welsh Affairs Committee's inquiry

 Search by category