Science, Knowledge brokerage
Excerpt:The Science in Public Conference 2013 will take place from 22-23 July, 2013 at the University of Nottingham, UK. This years event will take critical perspectives on making science public.
Excerpt:There are two positions vacant as PhD Research Fellows in Environment, society and science at University of Nordland (Norway), the Faculty of Social Sciences. Both positions are three-year tenures and are linked to the major Environmental Sociology project.
Excerpt:The University of Edinburgh is seeking candidates for a full-time, open-ended position as researcher, teacher, and administration in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies Subject Group of the School of Social and Political Science.
Excerpt:How can scientists lead a true dialogue with people and institutions outside the scientific community? This is the topic of the CCES Winter School "Science Meets Practice", which will be held on 7-10 January and 4-7 February, 2013. The School supports exchange efforts and enhances capability to create interactions beyond scientific boundaries.
Excerpt:The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) celebrated its 40th Anniversary with the conference “Worlds within Reach – From Science to Policy”. In this event, LIAISE researcher Sabine Weiland (FU Berlin) presented a poster of the LIAISE networking activities.
Excerpt:The programme of the 2012 Berlin Conference on "Evidence for Sustainable Development" is now online! Keynote speakers include Jacqueline McGlade (European Environment Agency) and Uwe Schneidewind (Wuppertal Institute of Climate, Environment and Energy).
Excerpt:The course "Science and sense: Using knowledge effectively to address climate change" provides participants with an understanding of how different types of knowledge can be used effectively for improved communication, decision making and to stimulate innovation in the context of climate change. ...
Excerpt:The School of Environmental Science at the University of East Anglia is currently inviting for applications for a Lectureship on the interactions between Science and Policy. The post is available from 1 September, 2012. The deadline for applications is 4 May, 2012.
Excerpt:PSI-connect invites you to participate in 'The future of science-policy connections' event hosted by UNESCO. The training workshop (19 April, 2012) and the final conference (20 April, 2012) will provide you with insights into improving the quality and value of interactions between scientists, river basin managers and policy makers. ...
Excerpt:The Department of Political Science and Sociology at the European University at St. Petersburg invites applications for a position in STS at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to commence with the fall term in 2012. ...