STEPS Symposium 2013: S is for Society

Susan Owens.Photo: Lance Bellers Guest blog by Sandra Pointel, Doctoral researcher, SPRU The last session of the STEPS Symposium on Credibility Across Cultures was promising. Its focus on “power, plurality and uncertainty” promised to shed light on how to open up expert advice, improve the governance of the science and technology decision-making process and engage…

STEPS Symposium 2013: Photo gallery

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. Browse the photo gallery below for some pictures from the event. Symposium home  |  Video  |  Presentations  |  Resources  |  Storify  |  Blog

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…

Credibility Across Cultures: resources

A set of resources relevant to the STEPS Centre Annual Symposium 2013 Credibility across cultures: expertise, uncertainty and the global politics of scientific advice Symposium home  |  Video  |  Presentations   |  Photos  |  Storify  |  Blog Science and uncertainty Article: Keep it Complex. When knowledge is uncertain, experts should avoid pressures to simplify their advice. Render decision-makers…

Credibility Across Cultures – STEPS Annual Symposium 2013

Our symposium on the global politics of scientific advice was held on 6-7 February at the University of Sussex. Video, slides, comment and other resources are now available to view. Video  |  Presentations  |  Resources  |  Photos  |  Storify  |  Blog STEPS Symposium Programme (pdf, 735kb) Credibility Across Cultures: expertise, uncertainty and the global politics of…

Credibility across cultures: expertise, uncertainty and the global politics of scientific advice, 6-7 February 2013, UK

Speakers include: Professors Anne Glover, Sir Robert Watson, Lidia Brito, David Spiegelhalter, Chris Whitty, Roger Pielke, Duncan Green and more. Tackling 21st century sustainability and development challenges requires the ‘best available’ scientific advice. But what is ‘best advice’ and how might this idea need to be re-thought? Many questions persist about how to build and…