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Science Festival: March 2014

On Wednesday the 19th March, over 240 people came to an evening event at the Science Festival co-hosted the Forum, CSaP and the Energy@Cambridge Initiative where a panel of speakers both from the Forum and the expert witnesses gave their vision of a sustainable city. While they were talking, the audience were asked to write their answers to two questions: 

  1. If you were planning a sustainable city, what would you include in it?
  2. What do you think are the most important ingredients in a sustainable city?
A broad variety of ideas were put forward, ranging from more places for nature within cities to designing the streets and suburbs we live in to improve our health and wellbeing.  We're bringing these together and results will be posted on this website and they will also be used as a starting point for a section of the Forum's output.
Dr Rosamunde Almond
  • Deputy Director of the Forum,
  • Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP), University of Cambridge,
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Dr Britt Baillie
  • Affiliated Lecturer: Division of Archaeology
  • Research Member, Centre for Urban Conflicts Research,
  • University of Cambridge
Professor Doug Crawford-Brown
  • Director,
  • Cambridge Centre for Climate Change Mitigation Research (4CMR)
  • Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
Dr Moira Faul
  • Research Associate: Policy Challenges
  • Cambridge Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP), University of Cambridge
Mark Kleinman
  • Director, Economic and Business Policy
  • Greater London Authority (GLA)
Professor Laurence Sherman
  • Director of the Institute and Wolfson Professor of Criminology,
  • The Institute for Criminology, University of Cambridge