What we are up to 2019-10-05T17:39:07+00:00

What we are up to

We are currently developing and supporting dialogue projects on rapidly emerging areas of science and technology, such as autonomous vehicles, the use of data and genomic medicine.

Find out more about these projects below.

We need more public dialogue around fundamental research

Author: Dr Michael Norman, Public Engagement Manager / Public Dialogue Co-Coordinator, Babraham Institute / Human Developmental Biology Initiative. Mike co-ordinated the public dialogue on early [...]

Public perceptions of engineering biology (health)

In early 2023, engineering biology was identified by the UK Government as one of five critical technologies. This means that engineering biology has been prioritised [...]

Use of specialists in dialogue – part 1

Whose expert? Sciencewise dialogues require expertise of different types. Specialist input can enrich and expand participants' approach to a topic and add credibility and robustness [...]

The view from a regulator in a public dialogue process

Sciencewise is grateful to Matthew Rice, Senior Policy Officer Innovation at the Information Commissioner’s Office, for this blog reflecting on his role on the Oversight Group [...]

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Future flight technologies

Landmark public dialogue and new funding give the public a real stake in the future development and regulation of emerging aviation technology in the UK. [...]

Biomass & BECCS public dialogue

In March 2022 the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and its partners (Sciencewise and UKRI) commissioned a public dialogue to explore public [...]

Sciencewise learning webinar

In April 2022 Sciencewise held a webinar: Public Dialogue and the Policy Cycle - a learning webinar from UKRI's Sciencewise Programme. Attendees were able to [...]

Telling the story of a genomics dialogue

Author: Simon Wilde, Engagement Director at Genomics England Genomics England’s second foray into Sciencewise-funded public dialogue is now complete.  The result is a fascinating and [...]