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Public dialogue on genome editing Why? When? Who?

Research on genome editing techniques is advancing rapidly and leading to applications in a wide variety of fields. This report is of a workshop on public dialogue for gene editing organised by Sciencewise and the Nuffield Council on Bioethics.

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Sciencewise provides dialogue support to policy makers across government.

Latest Impacts

Sciencewise continuously evaluates all its activities. We monitor and report on the impacts of the individual public dialogue projects and the programme as a whole. We have produced a series of summaries that trace the policy impacts of some recent and past public dialogue projects.

The latest impacts of Sciencewise projects include:

•    Animals Containing Human Material

•    Disposal of radioactive waste

•    Flood Risk Communications

•    Mitochondrial replacement

•    Open data

•    Recruiting participants for health research

•    Shale gas and oil

•    Synthetic Biology

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