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waste pickersUrban Waste Management

Policy brief rethinks urban waste management in India for better environment, health and livelihoods

QS logoEndorsements for academic excellence

Recent university ranking systems have highly ranked subjects taught at SPRU

inclusionNew EC funded project

European Commission's Horizon 2020 funds project on 'Innovation- fuelled, Sustainable, Inclusive Growth'.

Sci advice Europe sqFuture Directions of Scienfic Advice in Europe

New book aims to help support scientific advice within the European Commission.

genderINSITE Q5Fix the system, not women

Conclusions from workshop with GenderInSITE on International Approaches to Support Gender Equality in Research Careers

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.

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