Tag Archives: Science & Technology Studies

Has the Square been Circled?

Last week, I was at the “Circling the Square” conference organised by the University of Nottingham’s Science, Technology and Society research group.  The meeting’s purpose was to bring together and start a dialogue between natural and social scientists, policy makers, science communicators and … Continue reading

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20p for every pound: the value of the UK’s science base

Where’s the evidence? A common challenge laid down by scientists and skeptics to politicians who open their mouths and proclaim the latest ill thought out policy. But the same challenge can also be made to those of us in the … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Science Communication: a history and review

I recently attended a lecture given by Peter Broks at the University of Nottingham’s Institute of Science and Society.  Peter is a Lecturer at Hereford College of Arts and has had a keen interest in popular science and science communication. … Continue reading

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At the Launch of Making Science Public

I recently attended the launch day of Making Science Public , a new Leverhulme funded research programme at the University of Nottingham that aims to look at “the challenges involved in making science more public.” Although I have attended social … Continue reading

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