San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Chair: Dr Sam Illingworth, Lecturer in Science Communication, Manchester Metropolitan University
Speakers: Lucy Powell MP, Amanda Bamford, Associate Dean for Social Responsibility, University of Manchester, Dr Richard Walker, Royal Society of Chemistry, Dr Caroline Kenny, Social Science Advisor, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST)
Is there a lack of engagement between the scientifically and politically minded? Is this due to a divide between scientific method and political action?
This discussion will look to explore how scientists can make their voices heard, whether this corridor of communication should be open and how communication can be improved.