5th Workshop of the ESF MO Forum on Science in Society Relationships

Stockholm 14-15 May 2012

The fifth workshop of the ESF Member Organisation Forum on Science in Society Relationships was held in Stockholm on 14-15 May 2012. It was hosted by the Swedish Research Council (VR).

The objectives of the meeting were:

  • To finalise the Forum Policy Recommendations
  • To analyse the consultation process and to include the feedback into the report
  • To draft a dissemination strategy
  • To decide on the future of the MO Forum


Open and Welcome by Göran Blomqvist, Managing Director Riksbankens Jubileumsfond and Birgitta Myrman, VR

Setting the scene of the workshop and feedback of the “Science in Dialogue” Conference by Laura Marin, ESF
PDFCurrent Practice; by Pirjo Hiidenmaa, University of Helsinki
PDFRecommendations draft by Camilla Modéer, Riksbankens Jubileumsfond
PDFA Member Experience: Elisabeth Gulbrandsen
PDFA Member Experience: Stefan Bernhardt
PDFThe role of private funding organisation and SiS – the Wellcome Trust case by Chloe Sheppard, the Wellcome Trust
PDFSiS supported by private foundations in Europe by Mikkel Bohm, Danish Science Communication