SPRU – Science Policy Research Unit

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Latest SPRU news

The CRIBs sheet for delivering meaningful change in the innovation systems of developing countries

2 December 2020

Dr Rob Byrne tells the Impacted podcast how the CRIBs approach he helped develop is now being pursued by the World Bank and the African Union

Celebrating another record year for highly cited researchers

19 November 2020

Nine University of Sussex academics have been included in the 2020 Highly Cited Researchers List – up from seven in last year’s global rankings.

Energy experts respond to the Prime Minister's ten point net zero plan

18 November 2020

Members of the Science Policy Research Unit analyse plans unveiled by the Prime Minister designed to reduce UK net carbon emissions to zero by 2050

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