We are a global research and policy engagement centre funded by the ESRC, bringing together development studies and science & technology studies.

Latest news and blogs RSS

19 December 2014 - Blog

STEPS blog: best of 2014

We can hardly believe it, but it’s nearly the end of 2014. To mark the occasion, the STEPS Centre communications team has picked 12 of our favourite blog posts by...
→ more
15 December 2014 - Blog

‘A new way of doing science': Future Earth in Argentina

By Patrick van Zwanenberg and Mariano Fressoli, STEPS America Latina. Future Earth is a major 10-year international research programme that aims to provide the critical knowledge needed to address challenges...
→ more
9 December 2014 - Energy & Climate Change

National Systems of Innovation: UN climate technology policy takes a positive turn

David Ockwell on a powerful new focus for international climate technology policy The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Technology Executive Committee (TEC) recently convened a meeting on strengthening National...
→ more
8 December 2014 - Agriculture & Food

Space, markets and employment: 3 films from Zimbabwe

A new series of films explores the links between land reform and economic activity in Zimbabwe, focusing on three commodities: tobacco, beef and horticulture. The films are produced for the...
→ more
1 December 2014 - Energy & Climate Change

COP20: Research from the edge

The UN Climate Change Conference (COP20) in Lima, Peru (1-12 December 2014) will settle the key elements of a global climate deal to be finalised in Paris next year, when...
→ more
More news →