Tagged: Science

Explorathon VIII

The GIST at Explorathon’14, interviewing researchers and giving them the opportunity to explain their research in 1 minute. As 2 500 members of the public descended on the Glasgow Science Centre to hear about...

Podcast 9: Bridging the Gap Between Science and the Public

Our Explorathon Podcast is here! In this episode, Emilie, Barry and Josh travel a path of discovery to learn the importance of science communication. Helping them along the way are Jamie Gallagher, Joanne Dempster, Susie Mitchell, Zara Gladman, Ian Scott and Kevin O’Dell – key figures in Glasgow’s science communication scene. Join them as we learn why people communicate science, how they do it and why we should listen… 

We came, we saw, we conferenced

theGIST’s Science for Society conference is now over! We had an excellent day discussing and deliberating evidence based policy and the role of science in public policy. It was enlightening, invigorating and most of all...

The Political Scientist

The UK Government has for many years been the willing recipients of scientific expertise and advice, largely when the physical world has given cause for alarm. But in 1999 when New Labour called for...

Science for Society Article Competition 2014

theGIST’s Science for Society Article Competition is finally here! Discussing the role of science and policy each article tackles the subject in a unique way. The top three articles will be presented at the conference, so read them all and vote for your favourite.