spru50 conference

Transforming Innovation: STEPS members at the SPRU50 conference

As part of its 50th anniversary in 2016, the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) is hosting a major conference from 7-9 September 2016 at the University of Sussex. The theme is ‘Transforming Innovation’. SPRU is one of the two institutional hosts of STEPS (the other is the Institute of Development Studies), and the conference features a…

Call for proposals: SPRU 50th Anniversary Conference

As part of the Science Policy Research Unit’s 50th anniversary in 2016, it will be hosting a major conference from 7-9 September 2016 at the University of Sussex. The conference will also be complemented by a full programme of activities to celebrate 50 years of SPRU. Over three days, based on the overarching theme of ‘Transforming…

Rio+20 activities and resources

Following Rio+20, our work on science and technology for development continues. On this page: New paper | High-Level Dialogue | Resource Centre | Media coverage | Press releases  | Green grabs | Activities | Events  | Blog | Hopes for Rio videos |  Newsletter Transforming Innovation for Sustainability A new paper, co-authored by the STEPS Centre, Stockholm Resilience Centre and Tellus Institute calls for a…