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The Science, Technology and Society Priority Group Conference – Circling the square 2. Universities, the media, citizens and politics.

The conference is hosted by the Science, Technology and Society Priority Group at the University of Nottingham from 22 – 23 June 2015. The conference will explore the role of knowledge in policy making, bringing together international scholars in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities, practitioners at the science-policy interface, the public and the media. The conference will conclude with a public debate at the Council House, Nottingham. Please share your thoughts on issues discussed at Circling the Square on our conference blog or on Twitter: #circlesq

Keynote Speakers

  • Professor David Nutt, Director of the Neuropsychopharmacology Unit, Imperial College London, and previously Chair of the Advisory Committee on the Misuse of Drugs.
  • Professor Mike Hulme, Professor of Climate and Culture, King’s College London, author of Can Science Fix Climate Change? and Why We Disagree About Climate Change.

Public Debate, Council House, June 23, 18:00-19:30

“Who decides the future: science, politics or the people?”

Four prominent public commentators will feature in a public debate in city centre  location. Registration is free and will open 1 March 2015. NB. When registering for the conference, please use the Event Options box to notify whether or not you would like to attend the Public Debate.

Registration:
Early Bird: £40 (Student £20)
After 15 May: £60 (Student £40)

Register online

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Studying Japanese, fluent in Polish and Spanish, Kinga works with local academics and senior business people to help attract professional association conferences and events to Nottingham. She recently completed her Masters Degree in Applied Linguistics. Kinga enjoys travel, music and everything new media related.

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