Making Science Public:
Challenges and Opportunities
A five-year research programme funded by the Leverhulme Trust (2012-2017) looking at the challenges involved in making science public; making public science; making science in public; making science more public; making science private...How are such activities changing the relationship between science, politics and publics, and what are the normative implications for problems relating to political legitimacy, scientific authority and democratic participation?
This research is carried out within the Institute for Science and Society.
Programme members have been sucessul in gaining further external funding from the Wellcome Trust, the University of Nottingham and the Independant Social Research Foundation.
We have a variety of research outputs including journal articles, policy reports, books and book chapters, conference papers and a programme blog.
Programme funded by:
Programme funded by The Leverhulme Trust in collaboration with the University of Warwick and the University of Sheffield.