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Dialogue on issues to do with the use and management of information, for instance on the National DNA Database.

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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Sounding Board: Environment Agency research needs for onshore oil and gas (shale gas)

2016

The development of this industry could have major economic and security implications ...

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Sounding Board: Committee on Climate Change - public views on decarbonising heat

2016

In February 2016, the Committee on Climate Change, with support from ScienceWise, und...

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Implementing Geological Disposal – Working with Communities

2015

Informing government policy on the siting of a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF)

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New nuclear power stations – reviewing how to engage with members of the public in reactor design

2014

Informing the EA, ONR & NRW’s consultation approach on Generic Design Assessments

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Public communication and engagement on risk

2013

Helping individuals and communities better understand and engage with their risk

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Public engagement in shale gas and oil developments

2013

Dialogue to inform public engagement policies of new Government Office OUGO.

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Review of the Managing Radioactive Waste Safely (MRWS) Siting process

2013

Dialogue to gauge public awareness and views of radioactive waste management.

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Trajectories for carbon emission reductions

2013

Public dialogue to better inform how to meet UK emission reduction targets.

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Planet under Pressure Conference – Youth Voice

2011 - 2012

Facilitating young people to present their views on solutions to global sustainabilit...

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Citizens Advisory Forum for Living with Environmental Change

2010-2011

A citizens advisory forum on environmental change.

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Energy 2050 Pathways

2010-2011

A dialogue project based around DECC’s 2050 Pathways Calculator

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Low Carbon Communities Challenge

2010-2011

Cutting carbon emissions at a community level.

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Geoengineering

2010

Public dialogue on research on geoengineering including moral, social and ethical ...

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The Big Energy Shift

2008-2009

Understanding the public’s views on community-level energy savings.

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Community X-Change

2005-2008

Public, scientists and policy makers exchange views on science.