STEPS Symposium video

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.

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Credibility across cultures: interviews with speakers

Speakers at the symposium reflect on the themes of the event, including scientific authority, global politics and public participation in science.

The interviewees include Melissa Leach, Andy Stirling, Roger Pielke Jr., Chris Whitty, Suman Sahai, Ian Scoones, Mike Hulme, Alan Irwin, Sir Robert Watson, Lidia Brito, Dipak Gyawali and Duncan Green.

Videos from panel sessions

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Session 1: Promises and paradoxes of scientific authority

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Session 2: Whose expertise counts?

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Keynote lecture: Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Adviser to the President, European Commission

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Session 3: Beyond Rio+20: improving global structures for scientific advice

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Session 4: From MDGs to SDGs – aspirations, evidence and diversity in setting global goals

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Session 5: Power, plurality and uncertainty: opening up expert advice

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Closing keynote lecture: Prof Alan Irwin, Dean of Research, Copenhagen Business School

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Closing remarks by Melissa Leach, STEPS Centre director

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