MANIFESTO LAUNCH: VIDEOS

At the launch of Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto, there was a set of fascinating responses to the Manifesto from speakers from around the globe. The videos are now available to watch online at our blip.tv channel; the direct links are below. Manifesto launch – part 1 Manifesto launch – part 2 Manifesto launch…

MANIFESTO ON FILM

The launch of Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto at the Royal Society in London yesterday was captured on video and photograph. The links to the video will appear here on the blog soon, but in the meantime, there is a selection of the photos, taken by Lance Bellers, on our Flickr site. Judi Wakhungu,…

A MANIFESTO TO MAKE INNOVATION DELIVER FOR DEVELOPMENT

Billions spent yet millions live in poverty Radical change needed in science, technology & innovation Out-of-date innovation policy is undermining unprecedented opportunities for development aid to improve the environment and combat global poverty, according to a new Manifesto published today (15 June 2010). We live in an era of rapid scientific advance yet poverty is…

VIDEO: ADRIAN ELY EXPLAINS THE MANIFESTO PROJECT

Innovation, Development, Sustainability: A New Manifesto is launched to day at the Royal Society in London with 200 deelgates and a packed programme of debate. Here, Adrian Ely, the project’s convenor talks about the initiative. View Multimedia Manifesto Download a copy of Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto (pdf 1MB) Request a copy of the…

WE MUST NURTURE A NEW INNOVATION POLITICS

On the eve of the launch of our new report Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto, project’s convenor, Adrian Ely, and our colleague Kevin Urama, executive director of the African Technology Policy Studies Network, have published a joint opinion piece on SciDev.net calling for new politics of innovation built around diversity, poverty reduction and environmental…

MANIFESTO: THE FUTURE OF INNOVATION

At events around the world over the past two years as part of our Innovation, Sustainability, Development: A New Manifesto project, the STEPS Centre has asked delegates one important question, and recorded thier answers on video. The question we asked was: “If you had to make one recommendation to the United Nations, or another global…

THE LIMITS OF SOUND SCIENCE: PUBLIC CONSULTATIONS, ACCOUNTABILITY AND FALL OUT AT THE FOOD STANDARDS AGENCY

By John Thompson and Erik Millstone Co-Convenors, Food and Agriculture Domain, The STEPS Centre Brian Wynne, Professor of Science Studies at CSEC and at the ESRC Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (CESAGen) and a member of the STEPS Centre International Advisory Board, announced on the 31st of May 2010 that he was…

BEYOND SCALING UP WORKSHOP

By Julia Day We have a packed room here at the Institute of Development Studies for the first day of the Beyond Scaling Up workshop organised by the STEPS Centre and our affiliate partner Future Health Systems. And very surprisingly, for the UK, summer appears to have arrived on time to welcome our 50 or…

MANIFESTO ROUNDTABLES INTERACTIVE MAP

Here’s an interactive world map showing all the roundtables, with links to video and reports. (Courtesy of Google Maps)

CARACAS TO KATHMANDU: ALL THE MANIFESTO ROUNDTABLES

Picture: Manifesto Roundtables world map (Google maps) We’ve put together a list of all the Roundtables for the Manifesto project, with links to multimedia and reports from each one. Final count: 21 roundtables, across 4 continents, over 11 months. Roundtables have been held in: Kathmandu, Nepal Brighton, UK x5 The Hague, Netherlands Abuja, Nigeria Nairobi,…