Making Science Public: Challenges and Opportunities
The challenges of making science public
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
Find out more about the programme.
See how RRI is responding to the new research agenda in the Bridging the Gaps funded RRI report
A cross-cutting paper on 'Public/publics' was presented at EASST 2014
The programme's deputy director is on a study visit to Arizona
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.