@ The Edge: Can 8000 academics make a difference?

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June 1-8 brought 8,000 Canadian and International academics mostly from the Humanities and the Social Sciences to the University of Victoria, in the city of Victoria in British Columbia.  The Congress of  the Humanities and Social Sciences, (this year’s title “@The Edge”) is a Canadian tradition that allows the entire spectrum of academic societies from […]

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Is Europe ready for citizen participation in Science Policy?

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This is the question that the editor of Euroscientist asks in an insightful article on the status of citizen and civil society involvement in the formulation and implementation of Science policy in Europe. Among those providing reflections on this question are Norbert Steinhaus with the Science Shop-Bonn and PERARES project of the Living Knowledge Network […]

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