Category Archives: Science

Participatory Approaches to Science and Technology – Representing Diversity in Participatory Approaches

This policy brief critically examines recent thinking and practice on the issues of representation and public participation, especially in the area of science and technology. We use the term ‘deliberative panels’ to refer to a range of approaches and initiatives … Continue reading

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Blogging your research is not a recipe for disaster

The physicist’s implication that scientists who blog about their research are trying to circumvent peer review is unfair. If we agree that science writing is valuable to society, scientists should share the same responsibility as journalists to provide comment and … Continue reading

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Science channels explode onto YouTube

Google is investing in education and science, with five new YouTube channels dedicated to mathematics, astronomy, chemistry, physics – and spectacular demonstrations. Now, in a move away from its traditional user-generated content, YouTube has recently announced its first venture into … Continue reading

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