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December 2014

Main stories
•    The Internet of Things (IoT) – digitally tracking the physical world
•    Is Sciencewise just involved in science and technology policy?
•    New project: Public dialogue to understand public perceptions of nanotechnologies
•    Antimicrobial resistance - a catastrophic threat
•    Communicating risk dialogue update
•    Space weather dialogue

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November 2014

Main stories
•    10 commandments for public dialogue events
•    Just because we can do it, does that mean we should? The ethical use of data dilemma
•    What are the costs of dialogue?
•    Creating policy through a Wellbeing lens
•    Space weather dialogue

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October 2014

Main stories
•    Sciencewise recognition in the inaugural Open Government Awards
•    Developing joint Rothamsted-public principles on working with Industry
•    Significant Water Management Issues - prioritising our water needs
•    Bioenergy - the answer to reducing fossil fuels?
•    Developing stratified medicine - treatment made-to-measure
•    'Engaging the public for better policy' webinar series – Register for November’s webinars

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September 2014

Main stories
•    ‘Is the public’s perception of some aspects of science down to a lack of scientific understanding/learning?'
•    The best of Sciencewise's research highlights from 10 years thought leadership
•    Public involvement in regulation
•    When public dialogue is a bad idea
•    Call for new projects
•    Webinar series: Engaging the public for better policy (October 2014 - January 2015)

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August 2014

Main stories
•    'Engaging the public for better policy' - workshop follow-up
•    Data, policy and public links
•    Leap Seconds – Should we keep on adding these?
•    Bovine TB animation video
•    ‘Best of Sciencewise's thought leadership’ webinar

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July 2014

Main stories
•    Dealing with public dialogue change in the future
•    Sciencewise independent evaluation
•    Environment Agency – learnings from public dialogue
•    Lessons learned from the CCC public dialogue project
•    Openness in animal research case study
•    'The best of Sciencewise's research’ webinar - Monday 8 September, 1pm – 2pm

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June 2014

Main stories
•    What kind of research should be supported by government?
•    Making the impossible possible
•    Tackling flood risk deliberatively
•    Regenerative medicine – the key to prolonged life?
•    Longitude Prize 2014 dialogue report
•    Sciencewise at Civil Service Live 2014

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May 2014

Main stories
•    'Big brother is watching you.' – public views on ‘Big Data’
•    Changing hats: How deliberation impacts citizens
•    Public Futures: Using public dialogue to develop policy options on emerging, cross-cutting issues
•    Talking to the public adds value again - See findings from HRA Patient and Public dialogue
•    Protecting the air we breathe
•    Open Policy Making and public dialogue, 5 June 2014, 14:00-17:00
•    Engaging the public in policy making: managing conflict, improving evidence and enhancing innovation, 18 June, 9:30-11:30

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April 2014

Main stories
•    Videos and slides from February’s Sciencewise open policy meeting
•    Webinar presentation on responsive research in dialogue
•    Public views on mitochondrial replacement techniques
•    Safeguarding future ecosystems
•    Energy storage in the UK – a three-pronged challenge
•    Science Communication Conference 2014

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March 2014

Main stories
•    Confessions of a Citizen Group member
•    Sciencewise informed HFEA advice to Government
•    The right treatment at the right time
•    Horizon scanning – a public input into Government thinking
•    Making responsive research matter: global innovation, local priorities
•    The role of social media in informing public policy
•    Digest feedback form: There’s still time to tell us what you think

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February 2014

Main stories
•    What are the important cross-cutting policy issues for dialogue?
•    The role of social media in public dialogue and policy
•    Bioenergy – the key to future energy security?
•    Water, water everywhere – but will there be any to drink?
•    Open policy making and public dialogue: what are they, how do they work and can they work for me?
•    Digest feedback form: Tell us how we’re doing!

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January 2014

Main stories
•    The view from the Agri-tech Strategy Unit
•    Why bigger is not always better
•    Contribute to Engage 2020 survey
•    Specific v. general
•    Embedding wellbeing science in Government decision-making
•    Webinar: Responsive research and public dialogue in a global context

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2014

December 2013

Main stories
•    Morals and values in policy debates
•    Open data – striking the right balance in policy
•    Energy and its storage - webinar
•    New public dialogue: UK National Ecosystem Assessment
•    UK action on climate change
•    Video highlights from November’s CoP brown bag lunch

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November 2013

Main stories
•    'Crowdsourcing’ explores new dialogue issues
•    Digital engagement – getting the balance right
•    Can research be responsive to public needs and priorities?
•    English beef on the menu
•    Shining a spotlight on agricultural research
•    Community of Practice brown bag lunch – 21 November, midday to 2.30pm

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October 2013

Main stories
•    BIS shines spotlight on public views
•    Policy matters
•    Space Weather – a new hazard?
•    Major innovation prize gets an anniversary facelift
•    Scotland’s seas provide a ‘first’ for Scottish dialogue

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September 2013

Main stories
•    In at the deep end at the British Science Festival
•    Animal research – unacceptable or a necessary evil?
•    The Leap Seconds debate – a 13-year stalemate…
•    Is the future of our water supply secure?
•    Does ‘climate change’ mean the same thing to everyone?
•    Community of Practice meeting - adapting to civil service reform

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August 2013

Main stories
•    What price energy?
•    Public dialogue – what works?
•    Hopes and fears at Civil Service Live
•    What is nature worth and who should pay for it?
•    Patients, the public and health research – a tricky balancing act

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July 2013

Main stories
•    How are we going to feed the masses?
•    Let there be light
•    The commercial application of space
•    Public dialogue – what really works?
•    Crowdsourcing our thinking

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June 2013

Main stories
•    Improving policy – free access to latest thinking
•    Citizens and Publics
•    Public views on advanced materials: nanomaterials and graphene
•    Robotics – What do the public think?
•    In the Goldfish Bowl: science and technology dialogues in a digital world

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May 2013

Main stories
•    Farming for the Future?
•    New toolkit gives 'hands on' experience of dialogue
•    The power of ‘why?’ - How acting like a nagging child can be a good thing
•    Interview with Alan Irwin
•    Why dialogue needs to look to the long-term
•    Impacts of public dialogue

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April 2013

Main stories
•    Dialogue on outputs from a workshop on ‘Science, Policy-making and Public Dialogue: New and Emerging Issues in the UK’
•    Dialogue LIVE! at the 2013 Science Communication Conference
•    Interview with Dr. Sergio Bellucci (Part 1)
•    Generating growth and debate
•    Which Publics? When – Part II When should dialogue take place?

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