Policy Seminars Archive
Archive of Policy Seminar Reports
2009 Policy Documents
Geoengineering: Challenges and global impacts
01 September 2009 - The Institute of Physics, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Royal Academy of Engineering held a joint seminar at the House of Commons on 15 July 2009 to explore approaches to managing climate change based on strategic engineering of the environment on a global scale.
Chemical Strategies in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
09 July 2009 - Tissue engineering uses principles from biology, chemistry, materials science and engineering to develop biological substitutes that can compensate for body functions that have been lost or impaired as a result of ageing, disease or accident
2008 Policy Documents
Space: exploration and exploitation in a modern society
20 May 2009 - Report from a joint RSC, IOP, PSC seminar on Space: exploration and exploitation in a modern society.
Engineering Life: The emerging field of synthetic biology
24 April 2008 - A joint policy seminar held by the RSC, Institute of Physics and Institute of Biology, provided an opportunity to discuss the application, current research capacity and support for synthetic biology, as well as social and ethical implications.
Harnessing Light: Solar energy for a low carbon future
24 January 2008 - an RSC policy seminar looked at the development of the field of photochemistry from Einstein's work in the early 20th century to modern technologies.
2007 Policy Documents
Funding Science and Technology: Who pays? Who benefits?
08 June 2007 - Report form a panel held in the House of Commons to investigate the rationale for funding science.
2006 Policy Documents
Global Warming Seminar Report
03 May 2006 - An understanding of the basic scientific principles is crucial in light of the ongoing debate.
Science and Health Report - Advancing prevention, diagnosis and treatment
29 March 2006 - Resport from Joint RSC, IoP and IoB seminar held at the Royal Society to explore energing medical technologies.
Nuclear Power Seminar Report
18 March 2006 - Future Nuclear Power: Addressing the Barriers Seminar Report
2005 Policy Documents
Science and Transport: Seminar Report
10 July 2005 - Report on the Science and Transport, finding solutions for the future seminar organised jointly by the RSC, IOP and IOB
The Science of Drug Addiction and treatment: Seminar Report
01 July 2005 - A report on a seminar about the Science of Drug Addiction and Treatment organised by the RSC
2004 Policy Documents
Science and Crime Seminar Report
15 December 2004 - Report of the Science and Crime seminar organised jointly by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Institute of Physics and the Institute of Biology.