Public dialogue insights
Since Sciencewise was established in 2004, we have been at the forefront of research and thinking about public dialogue on science and technology. During this time, we have commissioned a variety of think pieces. Here are examples to download.
Public dialogue – broad thinking
- Valuing dialogue, Economic Benefits and Social Impacts by Robin Clarke
- The Road Ahead, various authors
- Mapping the New Terrain, Public Dialogue on Science and Technology, by Simon Burall and Tim Hughes
- Sustainable Participation? Mapping out and reflecting on public dialogue and science and technology, by Dr Jason Chilvers University of East Anglia
- Experts, Publics and Open Policy Making, Opening the windows and doors of Whitehall, by Simon Burall, Tim Hughes and Jack Stilgoe
Public dialogue – tools, techniques and approaches
- In the Goldfish Bowl. Science and technology policy dialogues in a digital world, by Susie Latta, Charlotte Mulcare and Anthony Zacharzewski
- Departmental Dialogue Index, by Lindsey Colbourne
- Departmental Dialogue Index Summary Report, by Lindsey Colbourne
- Which Publics? When? by Alison Mohr et al
Public dialogue – thinking about policy areas
- Data Policy and the Public. Shaping a deeper conversation, by Josephine Suherman-Bailey. To find out about our latest work on cross-cutting data issues and the public see here.
- Talking about GM. Approaches to public and stakeholder engagement, by Sciencewise. To find out about what we are currently up to in the area of genome editing read here.
Public dialogue – other research
- Public Dialogue Review. Lessons from public dialogues commissioned by RCUK.
To find out about our programme and project evaluation and impact activities, see ‘Our Impacts’.
“It saves you a lot of difficulty further down the line if you do public dialogue early on.”
(Evaluation of Sciencewise, 2011)