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BSG Faculty, Science and technology

Dr Adam Ritchie, Lord Robert May, Lord John Krebs, and Prof. David Clary

Science and Public Policy core ends with a panel of experts

Core IV of the Masters in Public Policy (MPP) came to a close last week with a panel on scientific advice to government. We were delighted to welcome three of the UK’s most esteemed scientists, all of whom have practical experience of giving advice to government. Lord Robert May FRS […]

by × 11 March 2013 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Staff

Admissions Half-Way Update

Admissions Half-Way Update

The initial admissions stage is now complete and things are slightly less busy in the Admissions Team, which gives me time to update you on the admissions process. Just as I predicted in my last post the last few weeks have been very busy ones; as expected we received the […]

by × 18 February 2013 ×

BSG Students, Economic growth and resilience

The Magic Wand?

The Magic Wand?

Will public and private sectors ever understand each other? I’ve just experienced an interesting week of classes in the Organisation & Practice module of the MPP – focusing on the relationship between public and private sectors. There was very good discussion about how the public sector has learnt from the […]

by × 17 February 2013 ×

BSG Faculty, Science and technology

Core IV: Science and Public Policy

It’s Friday of week 4, the halfway point of Hilary Term, which means we are also halfway through Core IV: Science and Public Policy.  I’m sure our first cohort of MPP students would agree that the last four weeks have been both exciting and engaging.   Core IV began with […]

by × 08 February 2013 ×

BSG Faculty, Economic growth and resilience

Aligning national incentives to a global solution: a US energy surplus dividend

Aligning national incentives to a global solution: a US energy surplus dividend

  “Global problems require global solutions.” This truism is a favorite of politicians attending global summits and IR scholars alike. On one level it is of course correct. We will not solve a problem like climate change unless all major emitters agree to reduce emissions. But the phrase glosses over […]

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

Choosing to Go to the Moon

Choosing to Go to the Moon

A note for all you potential BSG mature students out there… Just under a year ago, I received an email from the Blavatnik School of Government admissions team updating me on the progress of my application to the school.  It had been a number of months since I’d carefully put together […]

by × 29 January 2013 ×

BSG Students

Brief analysis of David Cameron’s EU speech

By marians This morning David Cameron finally delivered his long-awaited speech on Britain’s relationship with the European Union (The speech …read more Via: Marian Schreier

by × 23 January 2013 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Faculty

Coming up in Hilary Term

Professor Monica Duffy Toft looks ahead at the upcoming core teaching and guest speakers joining us at BSG over Hilary Term.

by × 11 January 2013 ×