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CancerscreenMicroscopic view of cancerous cells 100px

New project investigates screening for cancer in the post-genomic era.

Scientists looking at microscope 100pxSerendipity in Research and Innovation

ERC grant awarded for a new project to research whether science can be better managed in ways that enhance its social, political and economic value.

Deep transitions graphic squareDeep Transitions programme

SPRU launches £1.5m cutting-edge research programme on Deep Transitions.

Solar panels and wind square 100pxNew INNOPATHS project

New project maps innovation pathways for Europe's low-carbon transition.

Food table square 100pxA Food Brexit: time to get real

The UK is seriously unprepared for the effects of Brexit on its food system, reveals new report

Bicycle sharing in Amsterdam - GRF conference imageSPRU co-hosts GRF conference

SPRU and IDS host the 'Sustainable Lifestyles, Livelihoods and the Circular Economy' conference

THELMA awards squareRecognition at THELMA awards

SPRU recognised for forward-thinking research at THE Leadership and Management Awards

STEPS centre logoFree Pathways to Sustainability course

The STEPS Centre has launched an online learning platform

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