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

News

Between 2012 and 2018 the School of Sociology and Social Policy hosted a research programme funded by the Leverhulme Trust: 'Making Science Public'. This programme was directed by Professor Brigitte Nerlich, now Emeritus, between 2012 and 2016, and by Dr Sujatha Raman, now working at the Australian National University in Canberra, between 2016 and 2018. If you want to know more about the programme, you can now read highlights from our final report.

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

 

Blog

Digging Deep into Stories in Science Communication

This book review was first published in SciComm Book reviews for the Public Understanding of Science Blog. It is reposted here with permission. I review two books: Bloomfield, E. F. (2024). Science v. Story: Narrative Strategies for Science Communicators. University of California Press. Seethaler, S. L. (2024). Beyond the Sage on the Stage: Communicating Science and Contemporary ...

The post Digging Deep into Stories in Science Communication appeared first on Making Science Public.

Milk, reservoirs and spillovers: Bird flu in cows

On 26 April my sister emailed me from the United States and said “I might have to go over to oat milk”. She was alarmed by reports that bits of bird flu virus had been found in pasteurised milk. She has not gone over to oat milk yet. It seems that there is almost no ...

The post Milk, reservoirs and spillovers: Bird flu in cows appeared first on Making Science Public.


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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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