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Scientists and Civil Society Must Move Together toward a New Science

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mercredi 18 mai 2016
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Article proposed and written by an advisory board member of Sciences Citoyennes, Christian Vélot1,2,3,4* , about democracy in science and public engagement, illustrated by a concrete example of participatory research. This is an open-access article, originally published here : http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpubh.2016.00096/full. Lire la suite…

A Manifesto For a Responsible Scientific Research

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lundi 25 janvier 2016
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As a result of a collective work, here is our Manifesto for a Responsible Scientific Research. Fondation Sciences Citoyennes purpose is to encourage debates concerning the scientific research aims and the means to implement individual and collective accountability in this field. Lire la suite…

The Citizens Convention – A new Democratic Procedure for Decision-Making on Research and Innovation Issues

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mercredi 28 octobre 2015
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What is a Citizens Convention?

The Citizens Convention is a participatory procedure aiming at informing people about political decision processes on research and innovation issues. It combines three phases: a prior training (during which a drawn by lot group of 15 citizens are studying), an active intervention (during which these citizens are questioning) and a collective positioning (during which citizens are expressing an advice). A Citizens Convention offers an appropriate setting for general concerns without any geographical restriction. The only limitation is the level of maturation of the dealt topic, which must be high enough.

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Redesign progress now! The use of knowledge for a re-conceptualised human progress

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mercredi 28 octobre 2015
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This articles was written by Claudia Neubauer (FSC) and Matthieu Calame (FPH) in 2013. It was published in the 5th GUNi Report Higher Education in the World: Knowledge, Engagement and Higher Education: Contributing to Social Change, which has been published in February 2014 by Palgrave Macmillan.

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Key note: Media in Responsible Research and Innovation – European Intersectoral Summit on Research and Innovation, 25 et 26 February 2013, Dublin

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lundi 4 février 2013
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This key note was held by Dr. Claudia Neubauer, former director of Fondation Sciences Citoyennes, at the EISRI meeting (European Intersectoral Summit on Research and Innovation), Trinity College Dublin – 25-26 February 2013

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Opening Up Societal Futures through EU Research and Innovation Agendas

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mardi 4 septembre 2012
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The article on  Opening Up Societal Futures through EU Research and Innovation Agendas was written by Les Levidow (Open University, Milton Keynes) and Claudia Neubauer (Fondation Sciences Citoyennes, Paris). It was published in EASST Revue, Volume 31 (3) European Association for the Study of Science and Technology, September 2012.

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Sciences Citoyennes and Horizon 2020

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mercredi 4 juillet 2012
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FSC and other NGOs have been fighting for more than a year for a fairer and greener program for Horizon 2020, the research and innovation framework program of the European Commission.

See here the  Open Letter to the European Commission concerning the Common Strategic Framework for EU Research and Innovation Funding (2014-2020), sent by more than 100 organizations of researchers and from civil society : Open Letter on the Common Strategic Framework for EU Research and Innovation Funding Lire la suite…

Innovation, Sustainability, Development – A New Manifesto

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mardi 4 janvier 2011
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The STEPS Centre from the University of Sussex published this Manifesto  in 2010.

The Manifesto states at its beginning: « We live in a time of unprecedented advances in science and technology. The world is ever more globalised and interconnected. Yet poverty is deepening, the environment is in crises and progress towards the Millenuim development goals has stalled. » Lire la suite…

The pamphlet on citizen scientists

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samedi 4 septembre 2010
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This pamphlet is an output of the STACS (Science, Technology and Civil Society) project, funded by the European Commission Sixth Framework Programme (Science and Society-19-044597).

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Preface: Fieldwork

Consider the cauliflower. The cauliflowers we eat now tend to be big, white and fluffy. They have been bred this way over the last 30 years, taking the place of the various Italian varieties that were once bred on farms. Europe has largely forgotten the other possible shapes, colours – green, yellow, pink and purple – and flavours of cauliflowers. In the fields and village markets of Brittany, a group of farmers, activists and scientists are trying to help us remember. Lire la suite…

BANG – a NGO meeting on emerging technologies in 2008

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mardi 4 novembre 2008
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In June 2008, four NGOs – ETC Group from Canada, Bede (Biodiversité – échange et diffusion d’expériences) and Fondation Sciences Citoyennes from France and the What Next ? Institute from Sweden invited international NGOs to participate to a common strategic meeting on emerging technologies – BANG.

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Taking European Knowledge Society Seriously

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mardi 4 décembre 2007
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Report of the Expert Group on Science and Governance to the Science, Economy and Society Directorate, Directorate-General for Research, European Commission, 2007

This report is the product of an expert working group acting under mandate from the European Commission Directorate General for Research (DG RTD), on the topic of European science and governance.

Ulrike Felt (rapporteur)
Brian Wynne (chairman)
Members of the Expert group: Michel Callon, Maria Eduarda Gonçalves, Sheila Jasanoff, Maria Jepsen, Pierre-Benoît Joly, Zdenek Konopasek, Stefan May, Claudia Neubauer, Arie Rip, Karen Siune, Andy Stirling, Mariachiara Tallacchini

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