Blogs, perspectives and opinion
COVID-19 shows how governments need to work more closely with experts in the social aspects of biomedicine
Martyn Pickersgill highlights the importance of the social sciences in responding to COVID-19, which have all too often been marginalised in favour expertise from the natural sciences.
Analyse and rule? New book explains the rise of risk analysis and how it transforms policymaking and public administrations in Europe
In this blog, Regine Paul outlines the main ideas from her new book on risk, including the main arguments and contributions.
Jackie Gulland explores the impact of lockdown bubbles in this short blog, originally posted on Covid-19 Perspectives at the University of Edinburgh blog.
Rob Smith and Sarah Hartley summarise a recently-published article in Public Understanding of Science, where they collaborated with the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council to explore how and when research councils should begin processes of public engagement.
Based on one of our recent seminars, Nicolas Zehner summarises his research on the Edinburgh City Region, exploring the role of higher education institutions in shaping their environments.
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