2nd Workshop of the ESF MO Forum on Science in Society Relationships

2nd Workshop of the ESF MO Forum, Genoa, 3-4 November 2010

The second workshop of the ESF Member Organisation Forum on Science in Society Relationships was held at the Genoa Aquarium in Genoa on 3 and 4 November 2010. It was hosted by the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR).


Presentations and Additional Materials

Day 1 - Wednesday 3 November 2010

Open and Welcome by Hosts
PDFSetting the scene of the workshop, Laura Marin, European Science Foundation

Roundtable presentation of participants
PDFLecture on preamble, Pirjo Hiidenmaa, The Academy of Finland, Finland
PDFPublic Engagement, the perspective of a funding organisation, Chloe Sheppard, Research Councils UK, United Kingdom

Breakout session by Working Groups:
     WG1: Capacity Building
     WG2: Recognition, impact and evaluation
     WG3: Good Practices
     WG4: Ideas and Pitfalls in Audiences

End of Day 1

 Day 2 - Thursday 4 November 2010

The Genoa Science Festival, Manuela Arata, CNR, Italy 
PDFPresentation of the MO Forum Survey on Science in Society – Results, main conclusions and debate, Jean-Pierre Alix (expert) and Diego de la Hoz del Hoyo, ESF

Tour of the Aquarium

Debriefing on Working Groups activities. By Co-Chairs
PDFCurrent debates on Public Engagement, Ulrike Felt, University of Vienna, Austria
PDFThe Climate Change panels – a case study of societal-driven research,  Amy Dahan, l'Ecole des Hautes études en sciences sociales, France

Future perspectives, next steps and final conclusions - Debate

End of Meeting