Sciences Citoyennes and Horizon 2020

mercredi 4 juillet 2012

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 le reste de cet article »

Innovation, Sustainability, Development – A New Manifesto

mardi 4 janvier 2011

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 le reste de cet article »

The pamphlet on citizen scientists

samedi 4 septembre 2010

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).

The pamphlet


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 le reste de cet article »

Taking European Knowledge Society Seriously

mardi 4 décembre 2007

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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