Science for Policy
Science for Policy
Sep 20, 2021
Who‘s afraid of epistemic diversity?
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In this special episode, twelve scholars of science advice discuss the challenges of incorporating a radically diverse range of perspectives into a science advice process. This conversation was recorded as part of the INGSA 2021 conference on global science advice, and is moderated by Estelle Balian.

Speakers in order of appearance
  • Jacopo Torriti, Professor of Energy Economics and Policy, School of the Built Environment, University of Reading
  • Tuula Teeri, President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, Chair of Euro-CASE
  • Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy Central European University, member of the IPCC and member of SAPEA energy working group
  • Jennie Stephens, Director of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and the Dean’s Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy, Northeastern University
  • Thomas Bauwens, Senior Researcher and Lecturer at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University
  • Clark Miller, Professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and Director of the Center for Energy and Society, Arizona State University
  • Alex Stingl, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick
  • Katri Mäkinen-Rostedt, Tampere University
  • Kristian Nielsen, Research Associate at the Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge
  • Yvan Dutil, Ministry of Health and Social Services, Québec
  • Heather Douglas, philosopher of science, Michigan State University
Resources mentioned in this episode

The original recording also includes remarks from Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Tom van Ierland, Sebastien Renaud and David Mair.

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