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Dialogue Projects

Sciencewise co-funds and supports a wide range of public dialogue projects to support policy making in issues involving science and technology.

Advice and guidance on developing and commissioning dialogue projects and the support available from Sciencewise can be accessed via the left-hand menu.

The following sections provide the latest information on all funded projects.

Bioscience

Bioscience

This area includes the following projects:
•    Community X-Change
•    Hybrids and Chimeras
•    Openness in Animal Research Dialogue
•    Public Perception of Industrial Biotechnology
•    Synthetic Biology

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Climate Change

Climate Change

This area includes the following projects:
•    Citizens Advisory Forum for Living with Environmental Change
•    Community X-Change
•    Energy 2050 Pathways
•    Geoengineering
•    Low Carbon Communities Challenge
•    Planet under Pressure Conference - Youth Voice, Public communication and engagement on risk
•    Public engagement in shale gas and oil developments
•    Review of the Managing Radioactive Waste Safely (MRWS) Siting process
•    The Big Energy Shift
•    Trajectories for carbon emission reductions

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Environment

Environment

This area includes the following projects:
•    Bioenergy Distributed Dialogue
•    Cambrian Mountains Natural Wealth
•    Citizen Dialogue on Bovine TB
•    Nature Improvement Areas
•    Planet under Pressure Conference - Youth Voice
•    Planning Scotland’s Seas - Joint Consultation
•    Public communication and engagement on risk
•    Public Dialogue for the UK National Ecosystem Assessment
•    Public engagement on landscape and ecosystem futures
•    Public engagement in shale gas and oil developments
•    Review of the Managing Radioactive Waste Safely (MRWS) Siting process
•    Significant Water Management Issues
•    Space Weather
•    Water Quality and Sustainability

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Food

Food

This area includes the following projects:
•    Citizen Dialogue on Bovine TB
•    Community X-Change
•    Food: The use of genetic modification
•    Rothamsted Research
•    Synthetic Biology

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Futures

Futures

This area includes the following projects:
•    Dialogue on outputs from a workshop on Science
•    Policy-making and Public Dialogue
•    Longitude 2014
•    Rothamsted Research
•    Sciencehorizons

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Governing Science and Technology

Governing Science and Technology

This area includes the following projects:
•    Dialogue on outputs from a workshop on Science
•    Policy-making and Public Dialogue
•    Longitude 2014
•    Rothamsted Research
•    Sciencehorizons

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Healthcare

Healthcare

This area includes the following projects:
•    Animals Containing Human Material
•    Developing Stratified Medicine
•    Drugsfutures
•    HRA patient and public views
•    Hybrids and Chimeras
•    Mitochondria Replacement
•    Openness on Animal Research Dialogue
•    Stem Cell Dialogue

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Information and Communication Technology

Information and Communication Technology

This area includes the following projects:
•    Leap Seconds
•    Openness on Animal Research Dialogue
•    Sciencehorizons
•    Space Weather
•    TrustGuide

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Information Management and Use

Information Management and Use

This area includes the following projects:
•    Sciencehorizons
•    Forensic Use of DNA Citizens Enquiry and Public dialogue on data openness
•    data re-use and data management

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Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology

This area includes the following projects:
•    Nanodialogues
•    Nanotechnology Engagement Group

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Public Engagement Practice

Public Engagement Practice

This area includes the following projects:
•    Bioenergy Distributed Dialogue
•    Community X-Change
•    Democs
•    Dialogue on outputs from a workshop on Science
•    Policy-making and Public Dialogue
•    Nanodialogues
•    Risky Business
•    The Science Communication Working Lunches (SCWL)
•    Public communication and engagement on risk

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Wellbeing

Wellbeing

This area includes the following projects:
•    Ways to Wellbeing
•    Embedding wellbeing science in decision-making

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