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Sciencewise proposals – innovative thinking on public dialogue in policy-making involving science and technology

As part of our commitment to transparency and openness Sciencewise is opening up its thinking to outside influence. We are looking for proposals from individuals, organisations, researchers and practitioners from all sectors for new, innovative work which they could undertake and that will add to thinking on public dialogue in policy-making involving science and technology.

What we are looking for

In the spirit of open policy-making Sciencewise wants to commission innovative thinking which will help Sciencewise to achieve its objective to: “improve policy-making involving science and technology across Government by increasing the effectiveness with which public dialogue is used, and encouraging its wider use where appropriate”

Our aim is to help policy makers to better understand how their context is changing and/or move the field of public dialogue forward. For the ideas selected by our panel we will commission the selected organisation or individual to carry out work worth up-to £5,000 + VAT.

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