Storify: STEPS symposium 2013

This Storify documents tweets, links, photos and video posted during the 2013 STEPS Symposium, Credibility Across Cultures: expertise, uncertainty and the global politics of scientific advice, held in February 2013 at the University of Sussex.   Symposium home  |  Video  |  Presentations  |  Resources  | Photos  |  Blog     [View the story “STEPS Symposium 2013:…

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STEPS SYMPOSIUM 2013 – VIDEOS

View all the video from our symposium “Credibility across cultures: expertise, uncertainty and the global politics of scientific advice”, which took place at Sussex University on 6-7 February 2013. Symposium home  |  Presentations  |  Resources  |  Photos  |  Storify  |  Blog Credibility across cultures: interviews with speakers Speakers at the symposium reflect on the themes of…

STEPS Symposium 2013 – Speaker presentations

The 2013 STEPS Symposium, Credibility Across Cultures: expertise, uncertainty and the global politics of scientific advice, was held in February 2013 at the University of Sussex. Slides from the speakers can be viewed below. Symposium home  |  Video  |  Resources  |  Photos  |  Storify  |  Blog Day 1 Session 1: Promises and paradoxes of scientific authority…

#steps13 social media roundup

Following Alice Bell’s insightful post on the recent history of social media and science campaigns, I had quick look at our symposium speakers’ online profiles (the full list of speakers is here). I’ve shepherded their Twitter profiles and blogs together into the list below. Looking down the list, there are plenty of opportunities to engage….

From MDGs to SDGs: aspirations, evidence and diversity in setting global goals

By Adrian Ely, STEPS Centre Head of Impact and Engagement This week’s STEPS Centre Annual Symposium will be looking at the tensions between scientific advice and policy-making across international borders.  I’ll be chairing a session on the Thursday morning that will hear the views of leading development experts on the role of aspirations, evidence and diversity…

Science policy, social media and skepticism

Science is Vital protest outside the Treasury, 2010 By Alice Bell, Research Fellow, SPRU – Science and Technology Policy Research   The Royal Institution is up for sale. There are many interesting things about the fuss this has caused. One of which is that Harry Kroto has taken to Twitter.It’s what happens now when scientists…