School of Sociology and Social Policy
   
   
  

Research Output

Dissemination of research outcomes to a variety of audiences:


Peer-reviewed journal articles

Ashall, V., and Hobson-West, P.(2017). ‘Doing good by proxy’: Human-animal kinship and the ‘donation’ of canine blood. Sociology of Health and Illness.

Campos, A., Hartley, S., de Koning, C., Lezaun, J. and Velho, L. (in press) ‘Political responsibility and innovation: Genetically modified mosquitoes in Brazil’, Special Issue, Journal of Responsible Innovation.

Cloke, J., Mohr, A. and Brown, E. (in press.). Imagining Renewable Energy: Towards a Social Energy Systems Approach to Community Renewable Energy Projects in the Global South. Energy Research and Social Science. 

Collins, L.C. and Nerlich, B. (2016). Uncertainty discourses in the context of climate change: A corpus-assisted analysis of UK national newspaper articles. Contribution to special issue on ‘Communicating uncertainty in our mediated world’. Communications 2016; 41(3): 291–313. 

de Saille, S., and Madvecky, F. (2016) Innovation for a Steady State: A case for Responsible Stagnation. Economy and Society(5)1

de Saille, S. (2015). Innovating innovation policy: The emergence of 'Responsible Research and Innovation'. Journal of Responsible Innovation, 2(2)

de Saille, S. (2015). Dis-inviting the unruly public. Science as Culture, 24(1), 99-107

de Saille, S. (2014). Fighting science with social science: Activist scholarship in an international resistance project. Sociological Research Online 19(3)

Forsberg EM, Ribeiro B., Heyen, N.B., Nielsen, R.O, Thorstensen, E., de Bakker, E. Klüver, L., Reiss, T. Beekman, V. and Millar, K. (2016). Integrated assessment of emerging science and technologies as creating learning processes among assessment communities. Life Sciences, Society and Policy 12(1), 9

Greenhalgh, T. et al. An open letter to The BMJ editors on qualitative research. BMJ i563 (2016).  Warren Pearce is one of the authors.

Hadley Kershaw, E. (2016) Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. EASST Review, 35(3). European Association for the Study of Science and Technology.

Hartley, S. (2015). Policy masquerading as science: An examination of non-state actor involvement in risk assessment policy for genetically modified animals in the EU. Journal of European Public Policy.

Hartley, S. & Millar, KM. (2014). The Challenges of Consulting the Public on Science Policy: Examining the development of European risk assessment policy for genetically modified animals. Review of Policy Research. 31 (6)  481–502

Hartley, S., Gillund, F., van Hove, L. and Wickson, F. (2016) Essential features of responsible governance of agricultural biotechnologyPLoS Biology 14(5)

Hartley, S., Pearce, W. and Taylor, A. (2016). Against the tide of depoliticisation: The politics of research governance. Policy & Politics.

Hollin, G.J.S. and Pearce, W (2015). Tension between scientific certainty and meaning complicates communication of IPCC reports. Nature Climate Change. DOI:10.1038/nclimate2672

Hyde, R., Hartley, S. and Millar K. (in press) ‘European novel foods policy at a critical juncture: Drawing lessons for future Novel Food Regulation through a retrospective examination of Regulation EC 258/97’. Food and Drug Law Journal.

Jaspal, R., Nerlich, B. and van Vuuren, K. (2015). Embracing and resisting climate identities in the Australian press: sceptics, scientists and politics. Public Understanding of Science. DOI: 10.1177/0963662515584287

Madziva, R. (2017) ‘Your name does not tick the box’: The intertwining of names, bodies, religion and nationality in the construction of identity within the UK asylum system. Ethnic and Racial Studies. 

Madziva R. (2015). Transnational parenthood and forced migration: the case of asylum-seeking parents who are forcibly separated from their families by immigration laws. Families Relationships and Societies. Doi.10.1332/204674315X14479281723965.

Macnaghten, P., Owen, R., Stilgoe, J., Wynne, B., Azevedo, A., De Campos, A., Chilvers, J., Dagnino, R., Di Giulio, G., Frow,E., Garvey, B., Groves, C., Hartley, S., Knobel, M., Kobayashi, E., Lehtonnen, M., Lezaun, J., Mello, L., Monteiro, M., Pamplona, J., Rigolin, C., Rondani, B., Staykova, M., Taddei, R., Till, C., Tyfield, D., Wilford, S., and Velho, L. (2014). Responsible innovation across borders: tensions, paradoxes and possibilities. Journal of Responsible Innovation. 1(2), 191-199

McGrath, S., Madziva, R., and Thondhlana, J. (2015). Rethinking the Employability of International Graduate Migrants: Reflections on the experiences of Zimbabweans with degrees from England. Journal of Further and Higher Education. DOI: 10.1080/0309877X.2015.1062853

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McLeod, C. and Hobson-West, P. (2015) Opening up animal research and science-society relations? A thematic analysis of transparency discourses in the UK. Public Understanding of Science DOI: 10.1177/0963662515586320.

McManus, M.C., Taylor, C.M., Mohr, A., Whittaker, C., Scown, C.D., Borrion, A.L., Neryssa J.G., Yin, Y. (2015).  Challenge clusters facing LCA in sustainability decision-making - what we can learn from biofuels, The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 20 (10), 1399-1414

Morris, C., Helliwell, R., & Raman, S. (2016). Framing the agricultural use of antibiotics and antimicrobial resistance in UK national newspapers and the farming press. Journal of Rural Studies. DOI:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2016.03.003 

Nerlich, B. (2015). Metaphors in science and society: The case of climate change and climate scientists. Language and Semiotic Studies 1(2), 1-15. (Soochow University, China)

Nerlich, B., Jaspal, R. and van Vuuren, K. (2016). Embracing and resisting climate identities in the Australian press: Sceptics, scientists and politics. Public Understanding of Science, 25(7), 807–824. 

Nerlich, B. and McLeod, C., (2016). The dilemma of raising awareness 'responsibly'. EMBO Reports 17(4), 481-485. DOI: 10.15252/embr.201541853

Pearce, W. (2014). Scientific data and its limits: rethinking the use of evidence in local climate change policyEvidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice. 10(2), 187-203

Pearce, W., Brown, B., Nerlich, B. and Koteyko, N. (in press). Communicating climate change:conduits, content, and consensus. WIREs Climate Change 2015. doi: 10.1002/wcc.366

Pearce, W., Hartley, S. and Nerlich, B. (2016). Transparency: issues are not that simple. Nature (correspondence) 531(7592) DOI:10.1038/531035d

Pearce, W., & Hollin, G. (2015). Reply to 'Clarity of meaning in IPCC press conference. Nature Climate Change, 5(11), 963–963. DOI:10.1038/nclimate2846

Pearce, W., Holmberg, K., Hellsten, I., and Nerlich, B. (2014). Climate Change on Twitter: Topics, Communities and Conversations about the 2013 IPCC Working Group 1 ReportPlosOne, 9 April: DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094785

Pearce, W., & Raman, S. (2014). The new randomised controlled trials (RCT) movement in public policy: challenges of epistemic governancePolicy Sciences47(4), 387–402. doi:10.1007/s11077-014-9208-3

Pearce, W., Raman, S., & Turner, A. (2015). Randomised trials in context: practical problems and social aspects of evidence-based medicine and policy. Trials, 16(1), 394.

Pearce, W., Wesselink, A. and Colebatch, H. (2014). Evidence and meaning in policy making. Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice. 10(2), 161-165

Porter, A., Kuhn, T., and Nerlich, B. (in press). Organizing Authority in the Climate Change Debate: IPCC Controversies and the Management of Dialectical Tensions. Organization Studies

Raman, S (2014). Responsive novelty: taking innovation seriously in societal research agendas for synthetic biology. Journal of Responsible Innovation. DOI:10.1080/23299460.2014.1002066. Published online 30 January 2015

Raman, S. and Mohr, A. (2014). A Social License for Science: Capturing the Public or Co-constructing Research? Social Epistemology, 28 (3-4): Autumn. Special Issue: ‘A Social License to Operate’.

Ribeiro, B., Smith, R., and Millar, K. (2016) 'A mobilising concept? Unpacking academic representations of Responsible Research and Innovation'. Science and Engineering Ethics. DOI:10.1007/s11948-016-9761-6

Stelmach, A. and Nerlich, B. (2015). Metaphors in search of a target: The curious case of epigenetics. New Genetics and Society 34(2), 196-218

Thondhlana J., Madziva R., and McGrath S. (2016). Negotiating Employability: Migrant capitals, networking strategies and their roles in shaping labour market trajectories and outcomes for Zimbabwean highly skilled migrants in the UK. The Sociological Review. DOI: 10.1111/1467-954X.12373.

Tsouvalis, J (2015). Latour's object-oriented politics for a post-political age. Global Discourses Special Issue Politics and the later Latour. DOI 10.1080/23269995.2015.1011915

Tsouvalis, J and Waterton, C (2015). On the political nature of cyanobacteria: intra-active collective politics in Loweswater, the English Lake District. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. DOI 10.1068/d14117p

Wesselink, A., Colebatch, H., & Pearce, W. (2014). Evidence and policy: discourses, meanings and practices. Policy Sciences, 47(4), 339–344. doi:10.1007/s11077-014-9209-2

 

Policy reports

Gillund, F., Millar, K., Utskarpen, A. and Myhr, A.I. 'Examining the Social And Ethical Issues Raised by Possible Cultivation of Genetically Modified Potato With Late Blight Resistance in Norway, GenØk Biosafety Report 2015/04.' 

Hadley Kershaw, E., Hartley, S. and Pearce, W. Report on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) Workshop. Project Report. University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK. 2015

Hartley, S. Provided oral and written evidence. Genetically Modified Insects House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee Report. 2015

Mohr, A., Raman, S. and Gibbs, B. Which Publics? When?: Exploring the policy potential of involving different publics in dialogue around science and technology Sciencewise-ERC. Sciencewise-ERC. 2013

Pearce, W., Hartley, S and Taylor, A. Responsible Research and Innovation - Responding to the new research agenda

Raman, S. Responsive Research? Putting the Innovative back into Agendas for Innovation. Sciencewise-ERC. (with contributions from M.Clifford, S.de Saille, D.Gent, S.Hartley, A.Mohr & T.Sesan) 2014

Smith, R. and Hartley, S. ‘BBSRC Knowledge Identification Tool’. University of Nottingham. 2015

Books

Smith, A. and J. Holmwood (Eds.) (2013). Sociologies of Moderation: Problems of Democracy, Expertise and the Media (Sociological Review monograph) Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.

Book chapters

de Saille, S. ‘RRI and 'unruly' publics’. In: Tensions of Europe, Technology and Democracy: Quo Vadis, edited by Pascal Griset and Leonard Laborie. (In press)

Featherstone, H., Manners, P., Nerlich, B., & James, H. (2014).  Science communication: Bridging theory and practice. In: Science Communication: State of the Nation 2013. Essays inspired by the annual Science Communication Conference (British Science Association). http://ow.ly/tduWr

Hartley, S. (2016). 'The treatment of social and ethical concerns in policy responses to agricultural biotechnology: An historical analysis'. In Marden, E., Godfrey, R.N. and Manion, R. (Eds.) Innovation in agricultural genomics: Overcoming complexities in the intellectual property–regulatory complex. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.

Holmwood, J. (2013). Rethinking moderation in a pragmatist frame . In: A. Smith and J. Holmwood (Eds.) Sociologies of Moderation: Problems of Democracy, Expertise and the Media (Sociological Review monograph) Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.

Morris, C, Seymour, S and Spencer, A (2014). Whither food sovereignty? The framing of food provisioning research agendas in the UK. In: Trauger, A (ed) Food Sovereignty. Routledge/Earthscan. (In press).

Nerlich, B. (2013). Moderation impossible? On hype, honesty and trust in the context of modern academic life. In: A. Smith and J. Holmwood (Eds.) Sociologies of Moderation: Problems of Democracy, Expertise and the Media (Sociological Review monograph) Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.

Nerlich, B. and Clarke, M. A. (2015). Comment: Resistance and escapism: The risks and rewards of disaster stories (pp. 9-11). In Infectious Futures: Stories of the post-antibiotic apocalypse, eds Lydia Nicholas and Joshua Ryan-Saha.  Nesta/Longitude Prize

Raman, S. (2014). Science, Uncertainty and the Normative Question of Epistemic Governance. In: Cloatre, E. and Pickersgill, M., eds., Knowledge, Technology and Law: Interrogating the Nexus Routledge.

Smith, A. (2013). Democracy begins at home: moderation and the promise of salvage ethnography. In: A. Smith and J. Holmwood (Eds.) Sociologies of Moderation: Problems of Democracy, Expertise and the Media (Sociological Review monograph) Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.

Smith, A. (2013). Kansas versus the Creationists: Religious Conflict and Scientific Controversy in America’s Heartland. In: S. Brunn (Ed.) The Changing World Religion Map New York: Springer Academic Press

Smith, A. and J. Holmwood (2013). Sociologies of Moderation. In: A. Smith and J. Holmwood (Eds.) Sociologies of Moderation: Problems of Democracy, Expertise and the Media (Sociological Review monograph) Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.


Working papers

de Saille, S. (2013). Innovating Innovation: RRI as a Guiding Principle in the ERA. Making Science Public, Working Paper #3. 

Hartley, S., Pearce, W., & Taylor, A. (2015). Politicising scientific research: meanings of “responsible research and innovation” in the university (SSRN Scholarly Paper No. ID 2634938). Rochester, NY: Social Science Research Network.

Hartley, S. (2014). Opening up environmental risk assessment policy: An analysis of the European Food Safety Authority’s public consultations on genetically modified animals. 23rd World Congress of Political Science, July 19-24, Montréal, Canada. Deposited with IPSA

Pearce, W. & Nerlich, B. (2017). 'An Inconvenient Truth’: A social representation of scientific expertise. In: Science and the Politics of Openness: Here Be Monsters. Manchester: Manchester University Press.[Pre-review version] [CC-BY-NC]


Reviews

de Saille (2014). 'Fixed: The Science/fiction of Human Enhancement'. Journal of Responsible Innovation 1(1): 142–145

Hartley, S. (2016). 'Consulting the public on EFSA's risk assessment policy'. Osservatorio AIR.

Media

Brüggemann, M. (Ed).(2015). Media Representations of Climate Change Politics at COP21: The end of the beginning. E-booklet including blogs by Brigitte Nerlich and Warren Pearce.

Hartley, S. (2016). Why scientists' failure to understand GM opposition is stifling debate and halting progress. The Conversation, 7 July 2016

Hawkins, P and Hobson-West, P (2017). The AWERB as a ‘forum for discussion’.

Nerlich, B. (2016). The Invention of Nature. Discover Society. Issue 35 (Focus: Imaging/Imagining the Anthropocene). 2 August 2016

Nerlich, B. (2014). How GIFs are changing the way we talk science. The Conversation

Schäfer, M. et al (2017) Investigating mediated climate change communication: A best-practice guide

Stilgoe, J. and Hartley, S. (2015) ‘GM insects and moral blackmail’. The Guardian, 17th December 2015

Related outputs aligned with the programme goals

de Saille, S. (2014). Fighting Science with Social Science: Activist Scholarship in an International Resistance Project. Sociological Research Online.

Madziva, R. (2015) ‘A gift exchange relationship? Reflections on doing qualitative research with vulnerable migrants’. Families, Relationships and Societies: An International Journal of Research and Debate, 4(3): 465-80.

Madziva, R., McGrath, S. & Thondhlana, J. (2014). Communicating employability: The role of communicative competence for Zimbabwean highly skilled migrants in the UK.Journal of International Migration and Integration. DOI: 10.1007/s12134-014-0403-z

Madziva, R., McGrath, S. and Thondhlana, J. (2014). The Hidden Face of Discrimination in the Global Labour Market: The Case of Zimbabwean Highly Skilled Migrants in the United Kingdom. In ENAR (Ed.) Invisible Visible Minority. ENAR, Brussels.

McLeod,C., Mohr,A. and Nerlich, B. (in press). Working with bacteria and putting bacteria to work: The biopolitics of synthetic biology for energy. Energy Research and Social Science.

Mohr, A., Shortall, O., Helliwell, R. and Raman, S. (2016) How should land be used?: bioenergy and responsible innovation in agricultural systems. In: Gordon, I J. Prins,HHT., Squire, GR.  (eds.) Food Production and Nature Conservation: Conflicts and Solutions. Earthscan (Routledge). ISBN 9781138859395 (In Press)

Mohr, A. (2011). Publics in the making: Mediating different methods of engagement and the publics these construct Science and Engineering Ethics. 17(4), 667-672 Science and Engineering Ethics. 17(4), 667-672

Mohr, A. and Raman. S. (2012). Representing the public in public engagement: the case of the 2008 UK stem cell dialogue PLoS Biology. 10(11), e1001418 PLoS Biology. 10(11), e1001418

Mohr, A., Raman, S., McManus, M. and Taylor, C. (2012). Understanding Uncertainties in LCA and Bioenergy Modelling: Summary report of the policy workshop held at The Royal Horseguards, London 2 July 2012.

Norton L, Maberly S, Waterton, C, Watson N, and Tsouvalis, J. The relevance of scale to water governance: An example from Loweswater, UK. In: Padt F, Opdam P, Polman N, and Termeer C (eds.) Scale-Sensitive Governance of the Environment. Wiley: Blackwell

Pearce, W. (2013). The meanings of climate change policy: implementing carbon reduction in the East Midlands. E-thesis. E-thesis

Raman, S., Mohr, A., Helliwell, R., Ribeiro, B. Shortall, O., Smith, R. and Millar, K. (in press). Integrating Social and Ethical Dimensions into Sustainability Assessment of Lignocellulosic Biofuels. Biomass and Bioenergy.

Thondhlana J., Madziva R., and McGrath S. (2016). ‘Negotiating Employability: Migrant capitals, networking strategies and their roles in shaping labour market trajectories and outcomes for Zimbabwean highly skilled migrants in the UK’. The Sociological Review. DOI: 10.1111/1467-954X.12373.

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Thondhlana J, Madziva R and McGrath S (2016). ‘Negotiating Employability: Migrant capitals, networking strategies and their roles in shaping labour market trajectories and outcomes for Zimbabwean highly skilled migrants in the UK’. The Sociological Review. DOI: 10.1111/1467-954X.12373.

Tsouvalis, J. and Waterton, C. (2012). Building 'participation' upon critique: The Loweswater Care Project, Cumbria, UK. Environmental Modelling and Software 36, 111-121

Tsouvalis, J., Waterton, C. and Winfield, I.J. (2012). Intra-actions in Loweswater, Cumbria: New collectives, blue-green algae, and the visualisation of invisible presences through sound and science. In: Rose, G. and Tolia-Kelly, D.P.(eds): Visuality/Materiality. Images, objects and practices. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited.

Waterton, C. and Tsouvalis, J. (2015). An ‘experiment with intensities’: village hall reconfigurings of the world within a new participatory collective. In Chilvers, J and Kearnes, M. (Eds.) Remaking Participation: Science, Environment and Emergent Publics. London: Routledge

Waterton, C., Maberly, S., Norton, L., Tsouvalis, J., Watson, N., Winfield, I. (2015): Opening up Catchment Science: An experiment in Loweswater, Cumbria, England. In L. Smith et al (eds.) Catchment and River Basin Management. Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management. Earthscan. Routledge. London and New York

Waterton, C., Maberly, S. C., Tsouvalis, J., Watson, N., Winfield, I. J. , Norton, L. R. (2015). Committing to place: The potential of open collaborations for trusted environmental Governance. PLOS Biology Series 'Open Engagement: Exploring Public Participation in the Biosciences'. 13(3):e1002081

 

Websites


Programme Blog

We have a lively blog which reports on issues such as the increasing privatisation of public research, the politicisation of science, the mediatisation of science, a certain engagement fatigue, and other issues covered by the Making Science Public programme.


External Blogs

Programme members have contributed to a variety of external blogs.

Hartley, S. and Pearce, W. (2016) Responsible research and innovation in the UK university: the politics of research governance.  LSE Impact Blog

Madziva, R. and Lowndes, V. (2015) Pro-Christian, Anti-Muslim or Anti-Refugee? Ballots and Bullets, INLOGOV and Migrants' Rights Network blogs.

Mohr, A., Gibbs, B. and Raman, S. (2013) Which Publics? When? Part 1: Which publics should be invited to a dialogue? Sciencewise - ERC blog

Mohr, A., Gibbs, B. and Raman, S. (2013) Which Publics? When? Part 2: When should dialogue take place? Sciencewise - ERC blog

Nerlich, B. (2012). Between knotweed and the deep blue sky: Exploring the impact of the value of science. LSE Impact blog

Nerlich, B. (2013). Tools for thinking about an increasingly complex world. LSE Impact blog

Nerlich, B. (2013). Dilemmas of risk communication. I, Science: The Science Magazine of Imperial College

Nerlich. B. (2014). Extreme weather events used to be referenced to convince people of the threats posed by climate change. Now they are considered the new normal. LSE British Politics and Policy blog

Pearce W., and Raman S.,(2013) Making Science Public as a route to better evidence. LSE British Politics and Policy blog

Tsouvalis, J. (2015) How social and citizen science help challenge the limits of the biosecurity approach: the case of ash dieback. LSE British Politics and Policy blog


Conferences etc.

Badger, S., Will, C., Raman, S. and Weiner, K. Panel Convenors. Antagonists, Servants, Companions: the Sciences, Technologies and Politics of Microbial Entanglements. 4S/EAST Conference 2016. Barcelona, Spain. 31 August-3 September 2016

Brown, E., Cloke, J., Mohr, A. ‘Appropriate Delivery for Who? The Community Solar Imaginary’. RGS-IGB Annual Conference, University of Exeter, 1-4 September 2015

Clements, A., McCulloch, A. and Mohr, A. ‘The Energy Cultures Framework as a tool for designing sustainable energy services in the Global South’. International Sustainability Transitions 2015 Conference, University of Sussex, 25-28 August 2015.  Mohr was also commentator and chair of the session.

Cuevas-Garcia, C and Hadley Kershaw, E. (2015) ‘Two specialists and a generalist walk into a bar… – Who’s got the power in inter- and trans-disciplinary research?' Enquire (School of Sociology and Social Policy Postgraduate Research Conference). University of Nottingham. 7 November 2015.

de Saille, S. 'Opening the black box of Responsible Stagnation'. Virtual Institute for Responsible Innovation (VIRI) meeting. March 2016

de Saille, S. 'Opening the black box of Responsible Stagnation'. LUCAS Seminar Series. University of Nottingham. March 2016

de Saille, S. 'Publics and the making of Responsible (Research and) Innovation'. ISS Seminar. University of Nottingham. 21 May 2015

de Saille, S. 'I, Carebot: RRI and Robotic Companions for the Elderly'. Also STS stream co-organiser. British Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Glasgow Caledonian University. 15-17 April 2015

de Saille, S. 'RRI and Inclusive Engagement: Imagining Sociotechnical Publics'. UCSIA International Workshop - Science Shaping the World of Tomorrow: Scientific Imagination and Development of Society. Universitair Centrum Sint-Ignatius, Antwerp, Belgium. 18-21 March 2015

de Saille, S. 'Exclusions in Inclusive Engagement'. Science, Technology and Innovation Systems: Dynamics, Governance and Public Policy. University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil. 3-6 March 2015.

de Saille, S. 'Responsible Innovation and the Disinvited Public' Winter School on the Anticipatory Governance of Emerging Technologies. Center for Nanotechnology in Society - Arizona State University, Phoenix. 3-10 January 2015.

de Saille, S. ‘R(R)I and Democratic Governance: Voices from an Unruly
Public’. S.NET 6th Annual Meeting: Better Technologies With No Regret?. Karlsruhe, Germany. 21 September 2014

de Saille, S. 'In Search of an Unruly Public'. Situating Solidarities: social challenges for science and technology studies. European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST). Torun, Poland 17-19 September 2014

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de Saille, S. 'A Tale of Two Frameworks: 'Grand Challenges' and the emergence of responsible innovation policy in the EU and UK'. EU-SPRI conference, Manchester University. 18-20 June 2014

de Saille, S. ‘RRI in the ERA: a new tool for 'truly European' public engagement’. Society for the Study of Nanoscience and Emerging Technologies (S.Net), Northeastern University, Boston. 27-29 Oct 2013

de Saille, S. ‘Responsible Research and Innovation: Constructing technical democracy within the ERA’. Tensions of Europe: Democracy and Technology from the 19th to the 21st Century’ Sorbonne, Paris. 19-21 Sep 2013

de Saille, S. ‘Innovating Innovation: Operationalising RRI in the ERA’. Devices of responsibility: shaping political spaces for research innovation and markets. École des Mines, Paris. 12-13 Sep 2013

de Saille, S. ‘Responsible Research and Innovation: Construction of a new European value?’ 2013 Science in Public, University of Nottingham. 3-5 July 2013

de Sallie, S. and Martin, P. 'Publics and the Emergence of Responsible Research and Innovation'. Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. Leverhulme Trust Research Programme End of Award Conference. University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016

de Saille, S. and Martin, P.  'Monstrous Regiment vs Monsters Inc'. British Sociological Association (BSA) Annual Conference. 6-8 April 2016

de Sallie, S. and Medvecky, FO. 'Innovation Beyond Growth: Opening the black box of 'Responsible Stagnation'' 4S/EAST Conference 2016. Barcelona, Spain. 31 August - 3 September 2016.

de Sallie, S. and Medvecky, FO. Responsibility vs jobs and growth?: Tensions in policies shaping innovation towards 'public benefit'. 4th workshop on The Changing Political Economy of Responsible Innovation (CPERI) - Producing and experimenting with publics in new political economies. University of Liege. 28-29 June 2016.

de Saille, S. and Medvecky, FO. ‘Contextual Challenges to RRI as a Framework for Guiding Socio-Technical Progress’. Conference on RRI: the Problematic Quest for the ‘Right’ Impacts. University of the Basque Country, Donostia-San Sebastian. 10-11 March 2016

Gibbs, B. & Raman, S. ‘Making technologies and their publics visible: The case of low-carbon technology’. Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) 12th conference. Florence, Italy. 18-20 April 2012

Hadley Kershaw, E. Invited contributor.  ‘Narratives of Future Earth’ symposium. International Congress of History of Science and Technology. Rio de Janeiro. July 2017.

Hadley Kershaw, E. Invited seminar speaker. The UEA Science, Society and Sustainability Research Group. UEA. May 2017  

Hadley Kershaw, E. 'Science and democracy by other means? Co‐producing Future Earth'. 4S/EAST Conference 2016. Barcelona, Spain. 31 August - 3 September 2016.

Hadley Kershaw, E. Invited Discussant and Faciliator. Early Career Workshop: ‘Careers by other means’. 4S/EAST Conference 2016. Barcelona, Spain. 31 August - 3 September 2016

Hadley Kershaw, E. ‘Future Earth, co-production and global publics’. Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. Leverhulme Trust Research Programme End of Award Conference, University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016

Hadley Kershaw, E. ‘Opening up global science: Promises and problems of co-production in Future Earth’. Science, Technology and Society Program Fellows Meeting. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA. 15 September 2015 

Hadley Kershaw, E. ‘The New Co-Production of Knowledge? Challenges and Opportunities of Transforming Global Environmental Change Research Systems and Cultures’. Workshop on post-normal science and its ethical aspects - Doctoral projects and other projects in the making. Altonaer Stiftung für philosophische Grundlagenforschung (Altona Foundation for Philosophical Research). Hamburg, Germany. 29 September – 1 October 2014

Hadley Kershaw, E. ‘Future Earth: visions and practices of integration in global environmental change institutions, knowledge and communities’. Situating Solidarities: social challenges for science and technology studies. European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST). Torun, Poland 17-19 September 2014

Hadley Kershaw, E. ‘Co-production in Future Earth: collaboration, reflexivity and ‘messy social experiments’’. I6S (the Institute for Science and Society Summer Special Seminar Series), University of Nottingham. 19 June 2014

Hadley Kershaw, E. ‘Sustainability Research Network’. UNICAS-Graduate School interdisciplinary sandpit event. University of Nottingham. 20 March 2014

Hadley Kershaw, E. ‘Abnormal climate & post-normal science: transforming research systems to address global environmental change’. 6th ENQUIRE Conference: Normality in an Uncertain World. University of Nottingham. 11 September 2013

Hadley Kershaw, E.  ‘The New (Co-)Production of Knowledge?’ I6S (Institute for Science and Society Summer Special Seminar Series). University of Nottingham. 27 June 2013

Hadley Kershaw, E, and Gutierrez Huerter O, G, ‘Sustainability Research Network: Reflections on a Postgraduate-Led Initiative at the University of Nottingham’. Invited special session. LINK ’15 Student-led Interdisciplinary Research Conference. University of Nottingham. 20 July 2015

Hadley Kershaw, E. Wood, G, Glozer, S. ’Sustainability Research Network: Reflections on a Student-Led Initiative at the University of Nottingham’. Student Action for Sustainability Conference. Keele University. 30 October 2013

Hartley, S. ‘Responsible Governance of Gene Drive’, Challenges for the Regulation of Gene Drive Technology. Lorentz Center, Leiden, Netherlands. 2017.  

Hartley, S. ‘RRI in the University’, Roundtable Workshop on Responsible Innovation. EPSRC, Polaris House, Swindon. 2017. 

Hartley, S. ‘Getting governance into gene drive: Lessons from GM’. Gene drive: regulatory, legal and ethical issues. University of Cambridge. 2016

Hartley, S. 'Agricultural biotechnology governance'. Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. Leverhulme Trust Research Programme End of Award Conference. University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016

Hartley,S., Wickson, F. and Gillundco, F. Workshop organisers. Responsible Risk? Achieving Good Governance of Agricultural Biotechnology GenØk Centre for Biosafety, Tromsø, Norway. 24 November 2015.

Hartley, S. ‘Responsible research and innovation: From policy to practice’. Manchester Policy Week 2015. University of Manchester. 2-6 November 2015

Hartley, S. Panel member: ‘Responsible research and innovation, impact and the economy’, Circling the Square 2: Universities, the media, citizens and politics. University of Nottingham, June 2015

Hartley, S. 'Governing GM insects’, Center for Nanotechnology in Society Occasional Speaker Series. Arizona State University. March 2015

Hartley, S.‘ Implementing a policy of responsible innovation: Interpretative flexibility or coherent meaning?’ Making Public Science workshop. University of Warwick. 27 February 2015

Hartley, S. ‘The influence of non-state actors on risk assessment policy: The case of EFSA’s public consultation on genetically modified animals’. Policy and Politics Conference. Bristol University. 16-17 September 2014

Hartley, S.‘ Opening up environmental risk assessment policy - An analysis of the European Food Safety Authority’s public consultations on GM animals’. International Political Science Association 23rd World Congress: Challenges of Contemporary Governance. Montréal, Canada. July 2014

Hartley, S. ‘GM insects for agricultural production in Brazil and the UK: The opportunities and challenges of implementing a responsible innovation framework at the policy level’. Responsible Innovation and the Governance of Socially Controversial Technologies, UNICAMP. Campinas, Brazil. March 2014

Hartley, S. ‘Agricultural Biotechnology, Ethics, and Governance: Reflecting on EFSA’s public consultations on risk assessment for GM animals’. Mistra Biotech Workshop on Ethical Issues in New Biotechnology in Agriculture, Swedish University, Uppsala. 2013

Hartley, S. ‘GM Insects: Science, ethics & public policy’. Research Symposium, University of Nottingham. September 2013

Hartley, S. ‘Making Scientific Risk Assessment Public: EFSA, GM animals and public knowledge’. Science in Public. University of Nottingham. July 2013

Hartley, S., Gibbs, B., Pearce, W. and McLeod, C. 'Progressing the Pedagogy of Interdisciplinarity: social and natural sciences in the TERRAIN Tool'. Science in Public: Past, Present and Future. University of Kent, Canterbury. 13-15 July 2016

Hartley, S. and Pearce, W. 'Experimenting with ‘responsibleresearch and innovation’ in the UK: Interpretive flexibility orcoherent meaning'. Experimenting with New Technologies in Society. TU Delft, The Netherlands. 20-22 August 2015. 

Hartley, S. and Pearce, W. Convenors and facilitators. Making Research and Innovation Public workshop. University of Nottingham. 8 January 2015

Hartley, S. and Pearce, W. ‘Responsible research and Innovation: Challenges and opportunities for governance’, Institute for Science and Society Seminar Series. University of Nottingham. November 2014

Hartley, S., Pearce, W. and O'Neill, L,. Organisers. The UK’s debate on New Plant Breeding Techniques and Genetic Modification: Voices from civil society. University of Nottingham. September 2016.

Hartley, S., Pearce, W. and Shortall, O. '‘Folk’ responsible research and innovation: public comments on the proposed release of a genetically modified moth'. Science in Public. University of the West of England, Bristol. 9-10 July 2015

Hartley, S and Smith, R. Gene‐edited crops and the integration of diverse knowledges for strategic research policy. 4S/EASST Conference 2016. Barcelona, Spain. 31 August - 3 September 2-16.

Helliwell, R. and Hadley Kershaw, E. ‘Methods before questions: challenging the gold standard of face-to-face interviews?’. 7th ENQUIRE Postgraduate Conference. School of Sociology and Sociology, University of Nottingham.14 November 2014.

Hobson-West, P. School of Veterinary Medicine and Science Research Seminar Series in December 2016. 

Hobson-West, P. 'Opening up animal research? A critical analysis of transparency discourses in the UK'. Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. Leverhulme Trust Research Programme End of Award Conference. University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016

Hobson-West, P. 'Towards an understanding of the veterinary profession:  A manifesto for social science and ethics. Ethics and the Future Veterinary Professional.  Utrecht University. 20 May 2016.

Hobson-West, P. ‘The animal challenge to the social sciences’. The Animal Challenge to the Social Sciences. University of Leicester. 19 May 2016

Hobson-West, P. ‘Understanding the 3Rs, public opinion and transparency: The contribution of critical social science research’. 1st LASSH network workshop. 25 June, 2014

Hobson-West, P. ‘Animal research, transparency and the public: Understanding a complex relationship’. The Home Office Animal Science Committee. March 2014

Hobson-West, P. International expert forum ‘Animals in Research: Openness, Democratic Decision Making and Public Engagement’, University of British Columbia, Canada. November 2013

Hobson-West, P. Panel discussion following a screening of the film Project Nim. Institute of Science and Society, University of Nottingham. 11 September 2013.

Hobson-West, P and McLeod, C.‘Human Animal Studies and constructions of the public’. British Sociological Association Annual Conference, University of Leeds. 23 April 2014.

Holmwood, J. 'The Closing Down of Open Spaces’. Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. Leverhulme Trust Research Programme End of Award Conference, University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016

Holmwood, J. Keynote lecture 'Markets, Expertise and the Public University: A crisis in knowledge for democracy?' Creating Publics Project, Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance. Open University. 28 June, 2012.

Holmwood, J. Moderation and the Promise of Pragmatism, Sociologies of Moderation conference, University of Huddersfield. April 2012.

Lambert, H., Cabral, C., and Raman, S. ESRC Open Forum: 'Championing Sociological Research on Antimicrobial Resistance'. Annual British Sociological Association (BSA) Conference. Aston University. 6 April 2016

Lowndes, V. and Madziva, R. 'The Science of Politics? Evidence and Asylum Claims'. Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. Leverhulme Trust Research Programme End of Award Conference. University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016

Madziva, R. ‘The Effects of Temporary Status for Unaccompanied minors’. Human Right Law Centre Roundtable: Unaccompanied Minors: A Human Rights Perspective (attended by UN Special Rapporteur on Eritrea, Ms Sheila B. Keetharuth). University of Nottingham. 8 October 2015.

Madziva, R. ‘The adjudication of faith-based asylum claims: The case of Christian asylum seekers from Pakistan’. Identities, Citizenship, Equalities and Migration Centre (ICEMiC) ‘Being Human’. University of Nottingham. 30 September 2015.

Madziva, R. ‘Christians from Muslim majority countries: Arrival in the UK as asylum seekers & Home Office burden of proof'. 2015 Church of England, Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham’s Racial and Justice Weekend: Voice of the Voiceless. The Vine Community Centre, Nottingham. 12 September 2015.

Madziva, R. 'Transnational Parenthood and Forced Migration: The case of asylum seeking parents who are living in the UK while forcibly separated from their children by Immigration laws'. Centre for Research on Families and Relationships Annual Conference 2015. University of Edinburgh. 26 May 2015

Madziva, R. ‘Compartmentalized childhoods: the multiple and fluid identities of children in refugee and asylum seeking families’, at the International conference ‘Crisis, Mobility and New Forms of Migration’, Cork, Ireland on 2- 4 September 2014.

Madziva, R. 'Asylum discourses, detention and deportation'. Nottingham African Women Employment Forum. Saturday, 5 July 2014

Madziva, R. and Lowndes, V. 'Publics and Public Participation in Immigration Policy'. Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. Leverhulme Trust Research Programme End of Award Conference. University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016

Madziva, R. and Lowndes, V. ‘Policy Artefacts and their power in creating Publics: The Case of the British Coalition government’s 2013 ‘Go Home Van Campaign’. 2015 Policy & Politics Conference. Bristol. 15-16 September 2015.

Madziva, R. and Lowndes, V. 'Policing of Migration: The Case of the Go Home Van Campaign’. 12th Conference of the European Sociological Association. Prague, Czech Republic. 25-28 August 2015. 

Madziva R and Thondhlana J. 'Provision of quality education? The case of Syrian young refugees in the UK’. British Association for International and Comparative Education (BAICE) Conference 2016. University of Nottingham. 12-14 September 2016

Madziva R and Thondhlana J. 'The educational aspirations and challenges of young asylum seekers and refugees'. The Nottingham Refugee Forum Conference: Changing Narratives of Asylum: Media, Legislation, and Refugee Support. Nottingham. 8 January 2015.

Martin, P. 'Who speaks for the public interest in science and technology?' Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. Leverhulme Trust Research Programme End of Award Conference, University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016

Martin, P. 'Synthetic biology: engineering life for a better world?'. Public Lecture, University of Nottingham. 14 January 2014

McLeod, C. 'Transparency, Trust, and Animal Experimentation: UK and Swiss initiatives to 'open up' biomedical research involving animals'. 4th Global Conference on Transparency Research in Lugano, Switzerland.  June 2015

McLeod, C. ‘Transparency, Trust and Animal Research’. Brocher Foundation, Geneva, Swizterland. 10March & 7 April 2015

McLeod, C. Boyd Group Meeting Openness in Animal Research and Testing, London. 12 February 2015.

McLeod, C. ‘What is RRI and what might it offer to animal replacement science? Animal Replacement Science Conference, London, November 2014.

McLeod, C. ‘Transparency, Animal Research and the Public’.  Laboratory Animals Veterinary Association (LAVA) Annual Conference. Glasgow. 6-7 October 2014

McLeod, C and Hobson-West, P.  ‘Seeking your comments: The role of stakeholders in a UK government consultation on animal research’. Situating Solidarities: social challenges for science and technology studies. European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST). Torun, Poland 17-19 September 2014

McLeod, C. and Hobson-West, P. 'Secrets and Liabilities: Exploring the challenge for academic institutions of making non-human animal research more 'visible' to publics'. Science in Public 2013 conference. University of Nottingham. July 2013.

Mcleod, C and Johnson, J. Poster: ‘A Patient Tail’. 9th Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences. Prague, Czech Republic. 24-28 August 2014

Millar, K. Panel discussant. Ethics and the Future Veterinary Professional. Utrecht, The Netherlands. 19-20 May 2016

Millar, K. 'Participatory and Ethical Frameworks Approaches in Fisheries Management'. The Ethical Challenges of Herring Food Webs and Value Chains. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 1 – 4 May 2016, 

Mohr, A.,  O. Shortall, R. Helliwell, S. Raman (2017). What is land for? Bioenergy and responsible innovation in agricultural systems. Supergen Bioenergy Hub International Bioenergy Conference. Manchester. 22-23 March 2017. 

Mohr, A. 'Social aspects of developing biofuels'. Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy conference on Social and Political challenges for the Bioeconomy, University of Sheffield, 8-9 December 2016.

Mohr, A. '‘Opening up’ energy transitions research'. Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. Leverhulme Trust Research Programme End of Award Conference. University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016

Mohr, A. Lead Organiser. Making the UK Energy System Work. Nottingham. 2 December 2015

Mohr, A. 'Social dimensions of solar technologies – global lessons for the UK'. Solar Energy Workshop, Energy Technologies Research Institute (ETRI), University of Nottingham. 18 February 2015.

Mohr, A. Plenary. 'Development Interfaces: Can bioenergy systems contribute to livelihoods enhancement in rural and urban areas?' Supergen Bioenergy Hub, UK Collaborative on Development Sciences and the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network workshop on Bioenergy: An Engine for Economic Growth in the Global South, Wellcome Trust, London. 28 January 2015.

Mohr, A. 'The role of modelling at the sustainability research-policy interface'. Keynote. Global Sustainability Institute Conference Joining Together Research and Policy, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. 26-27 January 2015

Mohr, A. 'Moral Agency and the Responsible Governance of Scientific Controversies'. Science Communication Programme, School of English, Media Studies and Art History, University of Queensland. 18 September 2014.  

Mohr, A. 'Making Science Public: Meanings of ‘public’, ‘publics’ and ‘public science’. Science Communication Programme, School of English, Media Studies and Art History, University of Queensland. 16 September 2014.

Mohr, A. ‘How GM Nation? challenged the way we think about ‘the public’. Sciencewise Webinar. The Best of Sciencewise’s Research: celebrating 10 years of Sciencewise. 8 September 2014.

Mohr, A. ‘Social, ethical and policy dimensions of energy’. Technology Strategy Board’s Energy Systems Catapult, Energy Technologies Research Institute, University of Nottingham. 5 September 2014.

Mohr, A. 'Making a difference: The co-production of knowledge and mutual learning through the USES network'. 1st annual workshop of the Understanding Sustainable Energy Solutions (USES) Network. Wellcome Trust, London. 8 July 2014

Mohr, A. 'Making Energy Public(s): public dialogue as experiment'. University of Nottingham Sustainability Research Network (SRN) Energy in society: material footprints, bioethics and public engagement seminar. University of Nottingham. 24 June 2014

Mohr, A. ‘Experiments in Making Energy Public(s)’. The Open University’s publics then, now & beyond network and the University of East Anglia 3S research group Making Energy Publics workshop. London. 3 April 2014.

Mohr, A. 'The 'wicked problem' of modelling uncertainties in bioenergy futures’. Institute for Science and Society/STS Priority Group Seminar Seminar. University of Nottingham. 2 May 2013.

Mohr, A, Raman, S and Gibbs, B. Which Publics? When? Sciencewise Webinar. 25 July 2013.

Mohr, A, Raman, S and Gibbs, B.  Which Publics? The politics of involving different publics in dialogue around science and technology. Science in Public 2013 conference, University of Nottingham. 23 July 2013.

Morris, C. 'Food security and sustainable intensification'. Annual Congress of the European Society for Rural Sociology. Aberdeen, August 2015

Morris, C., and Seymour, S. 'Opening up the field of food security research to the social sciences and humanities: a case study of inter-disciplinary politics'. Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. Leverhulme Trust Research Programme End of Award Conference. University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016

Morris, C., Seymour, S. and Spencer, A. ‘The imagined spatialities of UK food security research: an examination of a national policy programme and research institution initiatives’. Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers Annual International Conference 2014, London. 28 August 2014

Morris, C., Seymour, S. and Spencer, A. ‘Expertise and the framing of UK research agendas for food provisioning’. STS stream at British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Leeds. April 2014

Morris, C., Seymour, S. and Spencer, A. ‘Whither food sovereignty? The framing of food provisioning research agendas in the UK’. European Society for Rural Sociology conference, Florence. 1 August 2013

Morris, C., Winter, M., and Lobley, M. Sustainable Intensification in the UK: the view from the farm'. Annual Congress of the European Society for Rural Sociology. Aberdeen.  20 August 2015

Nerlich, B. 'Climate change and the politics of (un)certainty: The role of religious rhetoric'. Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. Leverhulme Trust Research Programme End of Award Conference. University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016

Nerlich, B. Invited participant. Round table discussion on social, ethical and legal issues relating to gene editing. Nuffield Council on Bioethics. London. 11 November 2015

Nerlich, B. Panel member: ‘Stories, Science & averting the apocalypse’ - NESTA Infectious Futures anthology launch. London, 9 August 2015

Nerlich, B. Invited participant. British Academy and Government Office for Science, Private Roundtable: 'Climate Change: Communication, Economics, Evidence and Behaviour'. British Academy, London. 18 December 2014.

Nerlich, B. Invited participant. Institute of Education and the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement Research For All journal creation workshop. Aston University, Birmingham. 30-31 October 2014

Nerlich, B. ‘From greenhouse sceptics to climate sceptics: A short history of climate scepticism in the media’ Changing Climate Change Communication. End of Award ORA Conference. VU University, Amsterdam. 21 July 2014

Nerlich, B. ‘Public perceptions and education gap’ panel. GAPSummit 2014. University of Cambridge. 31 March – 2 April 2014

Nerlich, B. ‘Climate Change: Science, Politics, and Metaphors’for the Centre for the Study of Political Ideologies (CSPI), School of Politics, University of Nottingham. 25 February 2014.

Nerlich, B. ‘ Metaphors beyond genetics?’. Metaphor in Health Communication workshop, University of Lancaster. 14 February 2014

Nerlich, B. Facilitator at Engaged Engagers Workshop. University of Nottingham’s CATALYST programme. 9 January 2014.

Nerlich, B. ‘Imag(in)ing nanomedicine: Between care and combat’. ISS/STS PG seminar. University Of Nottingham. 12 December 2013.

Nerlich, B. ‘Epigenetics: a story of promises and caution’. ISS/STS PG seminar. University Of Nottingham.  5 December 2013.

Nerlich, B. Lock-in and Geoengineering workshop. Geoengineering Governance Research project, Institute for Science Innovation and Society, Oxford. UCL, London, 25 October 2013

Nerlich, B. ‘Bridging Theory and Practice’ at the British Science Association Science Communication Conference 2013. London. May 2013

Nerlich, B. ‘Moderation: Impossible – On Science, Media and Expertise’. Sociologies of Moderation conference. University of Huddersfield. April 2012.

Pearce, W. 'What does moderation mean in climate change?'. Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. Leverhulme Trust Research Programme End of Award Conference. University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016

Pearce, W. 'Climate scientists, climate sceptics: attempts at moderation between polarised publics'. Science and Society at the Crossroads. Skepticism vs Denial, Elitism vs Public Engagement. Royal Society, London. 16 June 2015

Pearce, W. 'Climate scientists, climate sceptics: attempts at moderation between polarised publics'. University of Leeds Sustainability Research Institute Seminar. 10 June 2015

Pearce, W. Panel Chair 'Making Expertise Public'. 8th International Interpretive Policy Analysis Conference. Vienna. 3-5 July 2013 

Pearce, W. ‘Climate transitions: Connecting people, planet and place’ Science communication presentation. Tyndall Centre PhD conference, Cardiff University. April 2013.

Pearce, W. ‘Uninvited scepticisms?’ British Sociological Association, London, 2 April 2013.

Pearce, W. ‘Making Sandy public: Hurricanes, climate change and the politics of science’. Institute for Science and Society Seminar, University of Nottingham. 22 November 2012.

Pearce, W and Hartley, S. ‘Politicising scientific research: Meanings of ‘responsible research and innovation’ in the university’, Experimenting with new technologies in society, TU Delft , August 2015.

Pearce, W and Hartley, S. ‘Responsible risk, responsible research: public concerns about a genetically modified moth’, Science in Public, University of West of England, July 2015

Pearce, W and Nerlich, B. ‘ An inconvenient tweet: How social media is transforming the communication of, and engagement with, climate change’ Mediating Change workshop. Open University, Milton Keynes. February 2014.

Raman, S. Invited speaker: ‘Anticipating Antimicrobial Futures’. University of Leeds seminar hosted by the Bauman Institute and the Sustainability Research Institute, 5 July 2017

Raman, S. Invited speaker: 'Building Expertise through Transdisciplinary Collaboration'. Populism, Markets and Expertise: Social Sciences in an Age of Post-Truth. Warwick University. 4 May 2017 – conference co-organised by John Holmwood 

Raman, S. Invited speaker: ‘Changing the story of innovation in the Nexus’. ESRC Nexus Network workshop on Transforming Innovation. 17 March 2017

Raman, S. 'Anticipating Antimicrobial Resistance Futures: Follow the Problem or the Object?' 4S/EAST Conference 2016. Barcelona, Spain. 31 August - 3 September 2016

Raman, S. 'Building Epistemic Institutions for Governing AMR'. 15th Annual Science and Democracy Network (SDN) Meeting. London, 23-25 June 2016

Raman, S. 'Science and the public interest'. Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. Leverhulme Trust Research Programme End of Award Conference. University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016

Raman, S. 'Social Sciences and AMR'. Social Science Research on Antimicrobial Resistance Workshop. University of Bristol. 22 April 2016

Raman, S. 'Responsive Novelty: taking innovation seriously in RRI conversations'. Virtual Institute for Responsible Innovation (VIRI) Annual Meeting. Donostia-San Sebastian. 12 March 2016

Raman, S. ‘Responsive novelty: taking innovation seriously in RRI conversations’. Problematic Quest for the ‘Right’ Impacts. University of the Basque Country, Donostia-San Sebastian. 10-11 March 2016

Raman, S. 'What does it take to Materialize Low-Carbon Energy? Some reflections from case studies of renewables and bioenergy'. Energy Transitions in the Making: Sociotechnical Collectives at Work. CIRED, Paris. 26-27 November 2015.

Raman, S. ‘Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and the Role of Anticipation: How Will Evidence Impact on Future Governance?'. STS Research Cluster Seminar. University of Sheffield. 19 November 2015. 

Raman, S. Invited 'provocateur' at the workshop on Innovation Ecosystems in Genomics and Biology: Open, Social Innovation and Non-traditional Actors. Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington DC. 22-23 September 2015.

Raman, S. 'Making Antimicrobial Resistance Public: Apprehension, Innovation and Stewardship around “Health-Care’s Version of Global Warming'. CSPO, Arizona State University. Webinar sponsored by Sciencewise-ERC. 8 April 2014.

Raman, S. ‘Responsive Research’, Centre for Computing & Social Responsibility Seminar, de Montfort University, 24 March 2014

Raman, S. ‘Responsive Research’. PublicPolicy@Southampton Seminar, University of Southampton, 5 March 2014

Raman, S. ‘Making Things Matter: STS at the Nexus’. Keynote talk, BSA Science & Technology Studies (STS) Study Group conference, ‘Working together? STS, collaboration and (multi)disciplinarity’. University of Sheffield. 2 December 2013

Raman, S. ‘Fossilizing low-carbon technologies: Implications for science, policy and publics’  Keynote lecture, Kent Critical Law Society conference, Canterbury. 2-3 March 2013.

Raman, S. ‘Making things public: the challenges of materiality for renewable energy transitions’. University of East Anglia’s Science, Society and Sustainability (3S) Research Group seminar. 27 February 2013.

Raman, S. ‘Regimes of publicity and the role of STS’. Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), Copenhagen. 17-20 October 2012.

Raman, S. ‘Antimicrobial resistance, climate change and eco-health’. BSA Medical Sociology conference. 5-7 September 2012.

Raman, S. ‘Making Science Public’. Science and Democracy Network (SDN) conference, IFRIS, Paris. 25-27June  2012.

Raman, S. ‘Convening Public Science’. Creating Publics, Creating Democracies workshop, University of Westminster, London. June 18-19 2012.

Raman, S. ‘Convening Public Science’. ESRC Centre for Social and Economic Aspects of Genomics (CESAGEN), Lancaster University. February 14 2012.

Raman, S. and Clifford, M. ‘Responsive Research? Prospects for Public Dialogue in Global Context’ Webinar sponsored by Sciencewise-ERC, 30 January 2014

Raman, S., Nerlich, B., Hartley, S., Hadley Kershaw, E., Smith, A., Mohr, A. and Madziva, R. Organisers. Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. End of Award Conference. University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016. 

Raman, S., Pearce, W., Hartley,S., Mohr,A. (organisers), de Saille,S,. and Nerlich,B. Workshop: Imagining the Responsible-Innovative University. University of Nottingham. 8 March 2016

Raman, S., Will, C., Badger, S., Weiner, K. Track convenors 'Antagonists, Servants, Companions: the Sciences, Technologies and Politics of Microbial Entanglements'. 4S/EAST Conference 2016. Barcelona, Spain. 31 August - 3 September 2016

Seymour, S, Morris, C and Spencer, A. ‘The framing of food provisioning research agendas in the UK’. Institute for Science and Society, University of Nottingham. November 2013

Seymour, S., Morris, C. & Spencer, A. ‘Food security agendas in UK research’. Royal Geographical Society-Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) Annual Conference. Edinburgh. 3-5 July 2012.

Smith, A. British Sociological Association. Manchester, UK. 4 April 2017

Smith, A. Chaired a panel and presented 'Brexit, Trump and the end of the American century’. Midwest Sociological Society annual meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. 31 March 2017

Smith, A. Guest speaker on a roundtable on ‘Moderation and Civility’ (an Ostrom Workshop organised as part of the Tocqueville Lecture Series). Indiana University, Bloomington, USA. 24 March 2017 

Smith, A. 'American democracy and the ‘crisis’ for political moderates: lessons for Western Europe'. Third Ways: The Politics of Moderation. University of Amsterdam. 22 November 2016

Smith, A. Guest speaker as part of the King’s Climate Exchange on climate and religion. King’s College London. 25 October 2016

Smith, A. Invited Speaker: ‘Democracy begins at home: political moderation in Red State America’. School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham. 1 March 2017 

Smith, A.  Workshop organiser. Making Public Science: Democracy, Education, Social Justice. University of Warwick. 27 February 2015

Smith, A. ‘The Republican War on Social Science’. Institute for Science and Society Seminar Series, University of Nottingham. 2014

Smith, A. Co-organiser. IAS funded Summer School Contesting Claims for Expertise in a Post-Secular Age: In Search of Intellectual Life. University of Warwick. July 2013

Smith, A. Organiser. Three day worksop Moderation and its Discontents: religion, rights and social justice. University of Warwick. June 2013

Smith, A. ‘Moderation and its Discontents: religion, rights and social justice’. University of Edinburgh. 2013

Smith, A. ‘In Defence of Religious Moderation: Lessons from the American Midwest on political, scientific and sectarian conflict’. Church and Academy programme, University of Glasgow. 2013

Smith, A. ‘Moderation and its Discontents: Kansas in the eye of the storm’. University of Kansas. 2013

Smith, A. ‘American pragmatism in an age of immoderation’. Sociologies of Moderation conference, University of Huddersfield. April 2012.

Spencer, A. 'The public interest in food security'. Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. Leverhulme Trust Research Programme End of Award Conference. University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016

Spencer, A. 'The GM debate: An overview'. Nottingham Organic Gardeners, Nottingham. 11 November 2014

Spencer, A. 'Media Representation of Food Sovereignty'. School of Geography Environment and Society Research Cluster seminar. University of Nottingham. 27 October 2014

Spencer, A, Morris, C and Seymour, S. ‘ Food security as a frame: exploring the politics and their consequences’. Science in Public 2013 conference. University of Nottingham, in the Making science public in the food system panel (convened by Spencer, A). July 2013

Thondhlana J and Madziva R ‘Migrant families and the challenges of adapting to the UK education and socio-economic contexts. Launch of Futures International Charity, West Bromwich Townhall, Birmingham, on 5 December 2015. 

Thondhlana J., Madziva, R., and McGrath S. (2015) Issues in researching higher education and employability in the context of migration: the case of Zimbabwean highly skilled migrants in the UK. Centre for International Education Research (CIER) Seminar. University of Nottingham. 20 May 2015.

Tsouvalis, J. and Raman, S. 'The British Government’s response to ash dieback, 2012'. Making Science Public: Opening Up Closed Spaces. Leverhulme Trust Research Programme End of Award Conference. University of Nottingham. 22 June 2016

Tsouvalis, J. et al. 'Public/publics - Reflections on the multifarious nature of a powerful political actant'. Situating Solidarities: social challenges for science and technology studies. European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST), Torun, Poland. 18 September 2014

Tsouvalis, J. ‘Interacting with multiple ‘experts’ – participatory action research’. Working with/on experts and expertise workshop. University of Fribourg, Switzerland. 6 December 2013

Tsouvalis, J. Latour’s new collectives as a radical mode of engagement for making science public, Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) in Copenhagen, 17-20 October 2012.

Tsouvalis, J & Raman, S. Mapping changes in the theory and practice of scientific governance, British Sociological Association, London, 3 April 2013

Wynne, B., Catacora-Varga, G. and Hartley, S. Panel Convenors 'Governance of Agricultural Biotechnologies'. 4S/EASST Conference 2016. Barcelona, Spain. 31 September- 3 August 2016. 

 

 

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