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Wetlands In a Changing Climate: Science, Policy and Management

future emissions to meet climate goals, but is seldom considered. In Part 2, the paper explores the policy and management realm from international to national, subnational and local levels to identify ... Biodiversity Law and Policy at Stetson University College of Law and Chair of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP) for the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands; Marla J. Stelk, Policy Analyst at the

Introduction: systematicity, the nature of science?

. (4) The final reason for the importance of the question about the nature of science is linked to its public role. Trust in science as a provider of rational guidance for policy-making and an unbiased ... Cambridge , Cambridge , UK 1 CELLS-Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences, and Centre for Ethics and Philosophy of Science (Institute of Philosophy), Leibniz Universität Hannover , Hannover , Germany

Work-Based Curriculum to Broaden Learners’ Participation in Science: Insights for Designers

Around the globe, science education during compulsory schooling is envisioned for all learners regardless of their educational and career aspirations, including learners bound to the workforce upon ... ) and curriculum design (e.g., Thijs and van den Akker 2009) sheds some light on key processes for creating instructional products. Further, the science education literature has described design processes

Three controversies in health data science

three controversies discussed in this paper relate to core challenges for research with health data and define an essential research agenda for the health data science community. ... health research is to reason upon health data for hypothesis confirmation and policy definition. Unfortunately, these three components of health data science present a conflicting approach to data access

Linking science and policy to support the implementation of the Minamata Convention on Mercury

paper ends with a discussion of the future of Hg science and policy. ... change: The mutual construction of an emergent science-policy domain . Science and Public Policy 22 : 218 - 230 . Sippl , K. , and H. Selin . 2012 . Global policy for local livelihoods: Phasing out mercury

Science, Technology and Innovation as Social Goods for Development: Rethinking Research Capacity Building from Sen’s Capabilities Approach

Science and technology are key to economic and social development, yet the capacity for scientific innovation remains globally unequally distributed. Although a priority for development cooperation ... . Individuals’ scientific capabilities depend upon social arrangements (e.g. public policies on education, employment, and commercialisation of scientific findings, participation in scientific networks, etc

Exacerbating Inequalities? Health Policy and the Behavioural Sciences

, in brief, the recent drive towards utilising behavioural science to formulate law and public policy. We then examine the relationship between this and the SDoH. We argue that behavioural public health ... utilise behavioural science in (public) health policy has thus far taken little account of macro-level social determinants. Take, for example, three prominent policy reports: (1) the 2010 Behavioural

Exploring institutional reform of Korean civil service pension: advocacy coalition framework, policy knowledge and social innovation

policy entrepreneurs use policy knowledge and information for a successful institutional reform through social innovation across various countries. ... about how to identify and unravel various common issues we face. Social and institutional innovation for global problems and public policy concerns involves heterogeneous interests and competing solutions

Defining transformative climate science to address high-end climate change

High-end climate change requires transformative solutions, as conventional strategies and solutions will not be enough if major disruptions in social-ecological systems are to be avoided. However ... , pages 91 - 109 Tàbara JD , Chabay I ( 2013 ) Coupling human information and knowledge systems with social-ecological systems change. Reframing research, education and policy for sustainability. Special

Community-based Strategies for Strengthening Science and Influencing Policy: Vernal Pool Initiatives in Maine

science creates new opportunities for stake­holders to interact with scientific experts. This process of public collaboration with scien­tists has far-reaching implications for science, management, and

Identifying economics’ place amongst academic disciplines: a science or a social science?

social sciences, the sciences and the arts and humanities reasonably well. Economics overall, fits best with philosophy, but the linkage is weak. When we divided economics into papers published in theory ... architecture, geography, sports science, business, social work, education, sociology, anthropology, area studies, law and politics. These correspond closely to the social science disciplines and REF panel C

The Arctic: Science, Law, and Policy

change. In 2017, shifting political winds pretend to divorce science from the processes of human beings making choices that become policy and law. This suggests the schism of 1959, the C.P. Snow problem ... Myres McDougal described as “Law and science as instruments of public and private policy with reference to selected problems of property and politics.”15 From this emerged the interdisciplinary method of

Scientific authorship and collaboration network analysis on malaria research in Benin: papers indexed in the web of science (1996–2016)

. Scientific collaboration and team science: a social network analysis of the centers for population health and health disparities . Transl Behav Med . 2015 ; 5 ( 1 ): 12 - 23 . s13142 ... collaboration constitutes a stable basis for the provision of evidence based information in the formulation of fundamental principles and guidelines for the elaboration of public health strategies. Therefore, we

Bridging policy and science action boundaries: information influences on US congressional legislative key staff decision making in natural resources

makers and for transferring knowledge across science-policy action boundaries. ... policy-related information. Traditionally, policymakers have called upon science and other fields of knowledge to produce and disseminate useful information for sound decision making. Such information, it

Standards of Evidence for Conducting and Reporting Economic Evaluations in Prevention Science

reports the findings of this group’s deliberations, proposes standards for economic analyses, and identifies opportunities for future prevention science. Through examples, policymakers’ need and use of ... that fail to prevent their targeted social problems. Advocates for evidence-based policy and responsible public spending are increasingly recognizing that programs that are evaluated to assess the rigor

Nanoethics, Science Communication, and a Fourth Model for Public Engagement

This paper develops a fourth model of public engagement with science, grounded in the principle of nurturing scientific agency through participatory bioethics. It argues that social media is an ... participation in decision- and policy-making processes. Outside of science, the internet has become fundamental to broader public discourses on critical social issues: More than a billion people worldwide use

Designing cultural multilevel selection research for sustainability science

uniquely human form of adaptability is in large part to blame for the global sustainability crisis. This paper builds on cultural evolutionary theory to conceptualize and study environmental resource use and ... traits (Smaldino 2014) . For example, the percentage of membership in institutions, the frequency of law violations per capita, or degree of enthusiasm for a policy are all group-cultural traits because

Data Science as Machinic Neoplatonism

Data science is not simply a method but an organising idea. Commitment to the new paradigm overrides concerns caused by collateral damage, and only a counterculture can constitute an effective ... science. It is a lively term that functions both as a flag of convenience for statistics and a genuinely new discipline (Quora 2014) . As the latter, it embraces a grab bag of skills including programming

Bottom Up Ethics - Neuroenhancement in Education and Employment

the individual and societal dimensions of neuroenhancement were derived from the public engagement activities. Underlying these claims, multivariate analysis identified two social values. The Societal ... levels of public trust in the pharmaceutical industry [ 44 ]. In both the education and employment contexts, when performance is already good respondents see little need for further enhancement. By

Tension Between Visions of Science Education

curricula in an energy course at upper secondary school in 1983 and in physics at lower secondary school in 1994. In the analysis, we use Roberts’ two competing visions of science education, Vision I in which ... follow science/academic careers, and another in schools for pupils aimed for academic paths. However, as education became more and more an instrument of societal planning, social engineering and economic