Science and policy-making

20/03/2018

“A guidebook for spotting and debunking unscientific ideas in the political sphere”. Kizer (Ball State Univ.) considers D. Levitan’s book “a timely antidote for debunking anti-scientific rhetoric”.

20/02/2018

"If Truth Be Told: The Politics of Public Ethnography", by D. Fassin, sheds light upon the role ethnography plays in the public sphere and how anthropologists struggle to communicate their findings.

20/07/2017

This study compares Australian government vaccination campaigns from two very different time periods, the early nineteenth century (1803–24) and the early twenty-first (2016).

28/03/2017

This article provides a starting position and scene-setter for an invited commentary series on science communication and public intellectualism.

22/06/2016

Celebrating 15 years of success and growth, the STS Conference Graz on May 9 and 10, 2016, gathered nearly 200 delegates from all over the world who had the opportunity to discuss and share researc

07/06/2016

"Genetically Modified Organisms" are not a consistent category: it is impossible to discuss such a miscellaneous bunch of products, deriving from various biotech methods, as if they had a common de

20/04/2016

Despite the rapid expansion of citizen-based monitoring, data from these programs remain underutilized by natural resource managers, perhaps due to quality and comparability issues.

Subscribe to Science and policy-making