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Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society

Welcome to the Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society (CHESS)

At CHESS the humanities engage the sciences and society to promote knowledge for use. What kinds of academic knowledge — 'science' in the German sense — can best inform policy and practice, what methods will produce this knowledge and how should this knowledge be put to use? Special areas of focus are climate science, economic modelling, evidence-based social and economic policy, public health, biomedical science (especially genetics and stem-cell research) and general issues about the role of values in science.

News

New Publication: Improving Child Safety: deliberation, judgement and empirical research

**ONLINE NOW**

Munro, E., Cartwright, N., Hardie, J. and Montuschi, E. (2017) Improving Child Safety: deliberation, judgement and empirical research. Durham: Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society (CHESS)

[Produced as part of the ERC funded Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

This publication is available online now and paperback copies will be available soon. To request a copy and for more information, please email admin.k4u@durham.ac.uk

(23 Feb 2017)


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Contact Details

Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society (CHESS)
Department of Philosophy
Durham University
50 Old Elvet
Durham
DH1 3HN
UK

Tel: 0191 334 6552
Fax: 0191 334 6551