Dec 2019 – Royal Society SPEAC Discussion

It was a real pleasure to give a short talk at the Royal Society’s Science Policy Expert Advisory Committee (SPEAC) Christmas dinner. Charles Parton (OBE) and I each provided our views on how to promote accountable and productive international science collaborations, especially in relation to China. It was a rare opportunity to discuss transnational research … Continue reading

July 2019-Risk Society Legacies Plenary, STEPS Uncertainty Symposium

It was a wonderful experience to be part of ESRC STEPSCentre symposium in July, The Politics of Uncertainty: Practical Challenges for Transformative Action. This was definitely one of most interdisciplinary conference I’ve attended on the topic of risk. A series of blog posts reflecting on the event includes contributions from Richard Bronk, Emery Roe, Mark … Continue reading