ADRIAN ELY AT BRIGHTON CAFE SCIENTIFIQUE, 15 APRIL

April’s Café Scientifique is on “Scientific progress and the economic impact fallacy” with an introductory talk by Philip Moriarty. Our very own Adrian Ely will be hosting. It’s on 15 April at 7.30pm, at The Latest Music Bar in Manchester St. Quote: In these financially straitened times, shouldn’t scientific research in universities be focussed on…

VIDEO: BRIGHTON MANIFESTO – PUBLIC DEBATE

On 15 March we hosted a public Manifesto debate in Brighton. With an election coming soon, the panel included four local Prospective Parliamentary Candidates. The event was filmed by Brighton & Hove City Council’s webcasting team. Video: Innovation, Sustainability, Development – A Manifesto for Brighton & Hove There’s more on our series of roundtables, including…

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: STEPS CONFERENCE 2010

The title of this year’s STEPS conference is “Pathways to Sustainability: Agendas for a new politics of environment, development and social justice”. It’s on 23-24 September at the Institute of Development Studies. Here’s how to participate in the conference. This year’s conference is around 5 themes: * Contesting sustainabilities * Framing narratives * Dynamics and…

PHOTOS: BRIGHTON MANIFESTO ROUNDTABLE

Brighton roundtable: More info

VIDEO: MANIFESTO ROUNDTABLE, DELHI

We filmed the roundtable on 8 February in Delhi. As it was a complex and impassioned debate, we’ve posted the whole footage online at blip.tv. And here is the rest of it.

LA CIENCIA Y LA TECNOLOGIA EN VENEZUELA: REFLEXIONES SOBRE UN NUEVO MANIFIESTO

Following is a blog post in Spanish by Enrique Cubero, Masters student at the Center for Science Studies at the Venezuelan Institute of Scientific Research, IVIC. Enrique offers some very thoughtful reflections on the Venezuelan roundtable connected to the STEPS Centre project ‘Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto’. See also another blog entry (in English)…

WHAT ARE PEOPLE TWEETING ABOUT IN BOTSWANA?

If you’ve ever asked yourself that question, then Trendsmap is for you. www.trendsmap.com (via @lulukitololo on Twitter)

ONE-MONTH POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS WITH THE STEPS CENTRE: APPLY BY 30TH JUNE

We are pleased to offer the opportunity for postdoctoral researchers to engage with the STEPS Centre during a one month period based in Sussex. The deadline for applications is 30 June 2010. The ESRC STEPS (Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability) Centre is a global research and policy engagement hub based in Sussex, drawing…

POLITICS FRONT AND CENTRE: SCIENCE AMIDST THE BOLIVARIAN REVOLUTION

36 hours in Venezuela to attend a roundtable: Innovación, Sostenibilidad y Desarrollo para el siglo XXI: una visión desde Venezuela (‘Innovation, Sustainability and Development for the 21st Century: a Vision from Venezuela’), hosted by the Centro de Estudios de la Ciencia del Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas (IVIC) and Fundacite Miranda (Fundación para el Desarrollo…