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Areas of Influence

Policy

Babraham 鶹Ƶ researchers are availabe to talk about their own area of research expertise and to share opinion with policymakers. This is typically arranged via our Knowledge Exchange & Commercialisation (KEC) team.

Through various mechanisms our researchers have contributed to notes for the Parliamentary Office of Science & Technology, calls for evidence, Science and Technology Committee enquiries and information shared with policy influencing bodies.

Example topics related to our research

  • Ageing and the effects of age on health and wellbeing
  • Nature vs. nurture and the role of epigenetics in inheritance
  • Immunity and infection and the impacts of age
  • techniques and technologies e.g.
  • The use of stem cells in research
  • , and the impact on human health
  • Vaccination of adults and the elderly
  • Animal research regulations, policies and animal welfare
  • Personalised or precision medicine

General science policy topics

  • Importance of fundamental research also known as ''
  • Researcher mobility and other issues facing research institutes surrounding Brexit
  • The importance of openness on animal research as a
  • The impacts of colocation of academia and ’s in a campus environment
  • The importance of to society
  • Public engagement in science and