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PolicyLab meetings are regular evening events which bring together policymakers and scientists to discuss current topics in science policy.
||Sustainable Intensification: the future of farming in Europe?||This PolicyLab event was held on 9 May and the panel included Professor David Baulcombe FRS, Professor Janet Dwyer, Dr Les Firbank, Martin Nesbit (Defra) and Martin Haworth (NFU). Sustainable intensification is the buzzword of the moment for UK and EU far||16 5 2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Environment Secretary launches Capital Committee Workplan||Secretary of State for Environment, food and rural affairs, Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP, gave a keynote speech at our most recent PolicyLab, Valuing nature: an audience with the Natural Capital Committee, on Monday 26 November.||30 11 2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Should Chad fund space science?||At this PolicyLab, Professor Martyn Poliakoff FRS chairs a discussion on the efficacy of funding scientific research for development, and the role that African academies can play within their national science and innovation systems. Martyn is joined by a||9 11 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||The importance of Marine Reserves and Marine Protected Areas – the New Zealand experience||Professor Jonathan Gardner is a world-leading expert on marine protection strategies and the current recipient of the UK-NZ Link Foundation visiting Professorship. At this PolicyLab, Jonathan gives his perspective on the role that marine protected areas p||9 11 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||An open and shut case? Debating the purposes of open science||Michael Nielsen was an internationally known scientist who helped pioneer the field of quantum computation, whose forthcoming book 'Reinventing Discovery' argues that the information revolution is part of a major shift in how scientific discoveries are ma||16 9 2011||Free||View In iTunes|