If Only Scientists Could Remember… Science Has Its Responsibilities
Summary: Research Forum has this week, 5 November 2008, carried an analysis (including an article by me) of A Vision for Science and Society, which DIUS, the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills launched on 18 July and concluded on 17 October. The debate is by no means over. This is a conversation which has as yet a way to run.
The full version of this article, exploring the view that science in the service of civil society needs to find ways to engage more openly with those whom it seeks to serve, is available on Hilary’s professional website, here.