Making Science Public: Challenges and Opportunities

   
   
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Making Science Public:
Challenges and Opportunities

 

A five-year research programme funded by the Leverhulme Trust (2012-2018) 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

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Programme members have been sucessul in gaining further external funding from the Wellcome Trust, the University of Nottingham and the Independant Social Research Foundation.

Research outputs

We have a variety of research outputs including journal articles, policy reports, books and book chapters, conference papers and a programme blog.

Contact

Dr Sujatha Raman

Director
Leverhulme Trust Research Programme: Making Science Public

+44 (0)115 846 7039
sujatha.raman@nottingham.ac.uk

 

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Blog

A Science Fiction Movie Guide to Responsible Innovation

This is a guest post by Andrew Maynard, Professor at Arizona State University, who is launching his new book today: Films from the Future: The Technology and Morality of Sci-Fi Movies. I am really happy to publish this post on the Making Science Public blog, as it deals with topics like responsible innovation, synthetic biology, ...

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Investigating the public’s role in AMR – as represented in the UK news media

Today, 8 November 2018, I read the following headline in The Guardian: “Rise of antibiotic resistant bugs ‘could lead to 90,000 death'” (Online version: “Antibiotic resistant superbugs ‘will kill 90,000 Britons by 2050’“). Not: “Adopting simple measures can help to prevent 90,000 deaths from antibiotic resistant infections”…. Why does this matter? Here are some thoughts/findings. ...

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Programme funded by The Leverhulme Trust in collaboration with the University of Warwick and the University of Sheffield.

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