Geography researchers launch science policy report in Brussels
(1 October 2009)
Decision-making on science - especially emerging technologies such as nanotechnology - must become more democratic, a new report on science policy suggests. The group of leading European academics behind the 'Reconfiguring Responsibility' report, led by geographers at Durham University, argues forcefully that current governance activities are limiting public debate and may repeat mistakes made in managing GM.
For more information see:
- Dialogue: http://www.dur.ac.uk/dialogue/updates/?itemno=8743
- CORDIS: http://cordis.europa.eu/fetch?CALLER=EN_NEWS&ACTION=D&SESSION=&RCN=31300
- EurActiv: http://www.euractiv.com/en/science/nanotech-risk-repeating-gm-food-fiasco/article-185862
- Science Daily: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/09/090925115451.htm