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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)


Cambridge Policy Shop


A bi-weekly podcast run and produced by students of the MPhil in Public Policy programme at the University of Cambridge


This podcast looks at contemporary policy issues from around the globe and explores possible solutions through conversations with experts, academics and policy practitioners




Episode One


Vaccine Passports: Light at the end of the tunnel?


As the world grapples with competing demands of re-opening and ensuring safety in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccine passports have emerged as a possible solution.

Hosts, Hannah Marazzi and Anmol Singh delve into the various nuances of the issue with guests Juan Fernando López Aguilar, Dr Flavio Toxvaerd and Dr Nerea Irigoye. 


Juan Fernando López Aguilar is an MEP and Chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. 

Dr Flavio Toxvaerd a Lecturer with a specialisation in economic epidemiology at the University of Cambridge. 

Dr Nerea Irigoyen is a Research Group Leader of the Division of Virology at the University of Cambridge.




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Meet the team





Valia Mitsakis 


Executive Producer, Trailer and Introduction Narrator








Morgan King


Producer, Episode Host








Mantasha Husain


Researcher, Episode Host







Hannah Marazzi


Researcher, Episode Host








Anmol Amar Singh


Outreach, Episode Host







Ugo Dino Fonda

Producer, Episode Host



Gurjiven Sandhu

Bookings, Episode Host