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Jack Stilgoe

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Telephone
020 7367 6333
Email
jack.stilgoe@demos.co.uk
Jack Stilgoe works on science and technology projects and specialises in issues of science, society and public engagement.

Jack Stilgoe is a Senior Researcher. He came to Demos in January 2005. He works on science and technology projects and specialises in issues of science, expertise and public engagement.

Previously, he was a research fellow in the Science and Technology Studies department at University College, London, where he looked at debates between scientists and the public about the possible health risks of mobile phones. He has a degree in economics, an MSc in science policy and a PhD in the sociology of science. He has recently published academic papers in the journals Science and Public Policy and Public Understanding of Science, and is the co-author of The Public Value of Science. He has also written The Received Wisdom - Opening up expert advice, with Alan Irwin and Kevin Jones and, most recently, The Nanodialogues.

Jack is an honorary research fellow of University College, London.

email: jack.stilgoe@demos.co.uk
direct line: +44 (0)20 7367 6333

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The Public Value of Science
Authors
Brian Wynne, Jack Stilgoe, James Wilsdon
Publication Date
2005-09-05
Publication Type
Pamphlet

Ethical considerations and public engagement should become part of everyday scientific practice. By finding new ways of talking about and building ‘the public value of science’, we can help enrich conversations between scientists, policymakers and the wider public, and encourage them to be about more than just competing views.

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The Received Wisdom
Authors
Jack Stilgoe, Alan Irwin, Kevin Jones
Publication Date
2006-12-08
Publication Type
Pamphlet

The modern world needs experts. They are everywhere. In government, we are told that they are a resource – ‘on tap, not on top.’ But experience over the last 20 years, from BSE to MMR and beyond, has punctured the old, ‘speaking truth to power,’ model of expertise. The policy response to BSE has been to open up. But are we making the most of openness?

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Nanodialogues
Authors
Jack Stilgoe
Publication Date
2007-06-25
Publication Type
Pamphlet

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The Talking Cure
Authors
Jack Stilgoe, Faizal Farook
Publication Date
2008-05-14
Publication Type
Pamphlet

Approaching its sixtieth birthday, the NHS faces some tough challenges. Success in treating acute illness and failure in prevention mean that medicine will have to manage a flood of chronic illness. This means rethinking relationships between patients, professionals and the public.

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Knowledge Nomads
Authors
Jack Stilgoe, Natalie Day
Publication Date
2009-03-04
Publication Type
Pamphlet

This report identifies a new breed of scientist inhabiting the world's science and innovation networks, and argues that the UK should embrace them.

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Citizen Scientists
Authors
Jack Stilgoe
Publication Date
2009-03-03
Publication Type
Pamphlet

Citizen Scientists intertwine their work and their citizenship, asking new questions, working with new people and drawing new connections between science and society. They provide alternative ways of seeing the world and engaging with it. They give science its vital diversity.

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The Nanodialogues

Jack Stilgoe, James Wilsdon, Matthew Kearnes, Phil Macnaghten

Nanotechnology - the science of small things - promises to be one of the defining technologies of the 21st Century. But what will it mean for society and the environment? And how can public engagement in deciding the direction of research be moved 'upstream'?

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Experts

Jack Stilgoe

We rely on experts more and more. But we trust them less and less.

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The Atlas of Ideas

Jack Stilgoe, James Wilsdon, Kirsten Bound, Natalie Day, Molly Webb, Charles Leadbeater

The Atlas of Ideas was a three year programme at Demos, which explored changes in the global geography of science and innovation. Between 2005 and 2008, it published studies of China, India, South Korea and Brazil.

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