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.
Find out more about the programme.
Take a look at what we've been up to in our Spring 2016 newsletter.
We are celebrating the achievements of Making Science Public and setting the agenda for future work at the one day conference Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces, 22 June 2016, University of Nottingham
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.