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March 2016

Main stories
•    Sciencewise public views to inform policy – Toolkit
•    Revised framework for assessing the quality of public dialogue
•    Sounding Board
•    Social research reports
•    Sciencewise project evaluations
•    Public dialogue project case studies
•    Programme blogs

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February 2016

Main stories
•    Sciencewise Sounding Board – second pilot
•    Insights from attending a public dialogue event
•    Public dialogue on Wellbeing – what the public said
•    Impacts of public dialogue on recruiting participants for health research
•    Sciencewise impacts and accolades
•    Sciencewise ‘dialogue in policy’ training – remaining dates for 2016

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January 2016

Main Stories
•    Evaluation of UK food supply challenges public dialogue
•    Space weather evaluation: understanding and communicating potential risk
•    Informing Babraham Institute’s science and public engagement strategies
•    New project: Public dialogue on data science ethics
•    New project: Use and development of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)
•    Role of science in food and agriculture policy – Wednesday 27 January 2016, Central London

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December 2015

Main stories
•    John Innes Centre dialogue report
•    Social research on public attitudes to industrial biotechnology
•    New project: Implementing Geological Disposal
•    Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) dialogue case study
•    Role of science in food and agriculture policy event – 27 Jan 2016
•    Sciencewise ‘dialogue in policy’ training – dates for 2016

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November 2015

Main stories
•    Public encourage Babraham Institute (BI) to protect fundamental bioscience
•    Evaluation of public dialogue to assess designs of new nuclear power stations
•    New-look, easy-read social research reports
•    Sciencewise impacts and accolades
•    Introduction to public dialogues training: Various dates (November 2015 - March 2016), London

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October 2015

Main stories
•    House of Lords Science and Technology Committee inquiry on GM Insects
•    Sciencewise at Civil Service Live 2015
•    Digital public engagement: lessons from the Sounding Board
•    Food System Challenges – dialogue report
•    European Conference: ‘Engaging Society in Responsible Research and Innovation: What’s Next?’, 9-10 November 2015, Brussels
•    Introduction to public dialogues: engaging the public in complex and controversial policy issues, Various dates (October 2015 - March 2016), London

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September 2015

Main stories
•    Value of dialogue in monetary terms
•    Sciencewise on LinkedIn
•    Evaluation of Nature Improvement Areas (NIAs) dialogue
•    Engaging the public in nuclear reactor design assessments
•    The public, the stakeholder, the civil servant and her policy – responding to the changing world of policy making
•    Introduction to public dialogues: engaging the public in complex and controversial policy issues (various dates)

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August 2015

Main stories
•    Sciencewise – effecting change through the wider use of dialogue
•    Reflection is key to continued learning
•    Making ‘open’ the default: our research on how public input can fit into policy-making
•    New project - Public dialogue to inform John Innes Centre Science Strategy 2017-2022
•    New dialogue project aimed at engaging What Works Centre for Wellbeing users
•    Events: Sciencewise at Civil Service Live, qualitative research in science policy-making, Introduction to public dialogues

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July 2015

Main stories
•    New methods to gather rapid public input
•    Longitude Prize 2014 case study – driving innovation in science and technology
•    ‘In the nick of time’ – leap seconds evaluation
•    Urban Living System Futures - resilience from integration
•    Informing the future strategy of the Babraham Institute
•    Introduction to public dialogues: engaging the public in complex and controversial policy issues - various dates

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June 2015

Main stories
•    The Sounding Board (Digital Discussion Panel)
•    Doing public dialogue well
•    Sciencewise evaluation
•    HRA health research policy public dialogue: health research recruitment, data use and consent
•    Public engagement in shale gas and oil developments
•    Introduction to public dialogues: engaging the public in complex and controversial policy issues
•    Civil Service Live 2015 - October 2015

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May 2015

Main stories
•    Sciencewise seen as "a unique model"
•    What is good 'quality' public dialogue?
•    Human enhancement technologies
•    Public dialogue – solving an ethical dilemma
•    Introduction to public dialogues - engaging the public in complex and controversial policy issues

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March 2015

Main stories
•    Advanced genetic techniques for crop improvement
•    Public views informing policy-making
•    Sciencewise Capacity Building Services
•    Westbourne 100 awards
•    Public views on the risks of space weather
•    Introduction to public dialogues webinar - Tuesday 17 March

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February 2015

Main stories
•    How to convince policy makers that they need another toolkit?
•    The public’s voice on regulation
•    Automated vehicles: what the public thinks
•    What the public thinks: should leap seconds be maintained or discontinued?
•    Key learning from DECC’s dialogue on managing radioactive waste
•    Upcoming events and webinars

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January 2015

Main stories
•    Open Policy Making isn’t just about the experts
•    Space weather webinar recording
•    How does Sciencewise find members of the public to participate in dialogues? How are they selected?
•    NEW: How can the UK meet its food system challenges?
•    Sciencewise 2015 training series

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