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Tag: Public Engagement
By Erinma Ochu | Published: February 28, 2014
Citizen social science calls on experts and the public to re-evaluate their roles in addressing social problems. Erinma Ochu, a social neuroscientist, elucidates the opportunities on offer when experts let the public in on the business of addressing these pervasive challenges. Real learning comes in the social life of the method – in the practice of listening, trying and often failing to collaborate – trying again and getting into the rhythm of the issue, together.
By Academy of Social Sciences | Published: July 8, 2013
Social scientists have nothing to fear from the impact agenda, but must be more willing to talk to “strangers” such as the government in order to realise their full value - a talk by Prof. John Brewer
By Social Science Bites | Published: May 4, 2012
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By Sarah-Louise Quinnell | Published: April 27, 2012
Social Scientists, Consultancy, and Independent Research
By MZurn | Published: December 1, 2011
In 2011 the Science and Technology Select Committee published the report Scientific advice and evidence in emergencies, examining the role of science when emergencies such as the H1N1 influenza pandemic and the volcanic ash disruption occur. Andrew Miller, MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston and chair of the Science and Technology Select Committee, spoke to [...]