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Four experiments in upstream public engagement

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'?

For a closer look, head to the project blog...
... or read the pamphlet.

The project also produced reports from its individual experiments. Have a look at these...

 

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

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Five-step check for nano safety

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Five-step check for nano safety

Cleanroom Technology - Current industry news and reports

Cleanroom Technology - Current industry news and reports

Peter

IndustryWeek : Taking The Nanopulse -- Good News! The Public Is Ready For Nanotechnology In 2007

IndustryWeek : Taking The Nanopulse -- Good News! The Public Is Ready For Nanotechnology In 2007

Debunking the Nanotech Myths

Debunking the Nanotech Myths

Small Times - Cambridge considers nanotech curbs

Small Times - Cambridge considers nanotech curbs

Nature: Enough talk already

Nature: Enough talk already

Jul 4

Nano a Mano

I have been dilatory in blogging the Nanodialogues pamphlet, which we launched on Tuesday...

Mar 28

The science we need, the science we want

The Council for Science and Technology - Government's highest-level science advisory...

Jan 16

A new soft machine

As we gear up to tomorrow's Atlas of Ideas launch, focussing on science in China, India...

Jan 4

Where forwards please?

The new ad from Honda stars a cross between Mr Soft and a stormtrooper with sciatica. The...

Jan 3

Way upstream

Next week, I will be a mentor at the EPSRC's 'Ideas Factory' on Software Control...

Jul 26

Harare 2 - Everyone's an economist

"Everyone's an economist," Lawrence tells me as we drive from Harare airport...

Jul 24

Harare 1 - Snakes in a Well

The third nanodialogue has just wrapped up. In Harare, we've spent the last two weeks...

Jul 12

Scientists at Large

A long awaited survey from the Royal Society. It reveals the barriers that scientists feel...

Apr 11

Nanotechnology and You

Nanotechnologies could revolutionise many aspects of everyday life, including the treatment...

Nov 7

nanoscientists-meet-nanopublics

Saturdays at the Natural History Museum are full of children and dinosaurs. But we found...

Oct 6

Research Fortnight go two more rounds with Demos

‘Time to disengage’Research Fortnight, Editorial, 14 September 2005 There...

Sep 12

More on Public Value and Science

The good folk over at Involve (an organisation which has recently sprung from the loins...

Aug 25

It's not rocket science

Yesterday took me to Nottingham for a debate on nanotechnology-"Radical science or...

Feb 25

Upstream for nano is now

Today, the government response to the Royal Society and Royal Academy of Engineering report...

Feb 24

Cafe Scientifique

As I mentioned at the Monday meeting, last week I took part in a lively debate about nanotechnology...