New publication on proactive (or ‘transformative’) scenario planning

UPDATE: My principal PhD supervisor and I have just published a new paper which reviews and contributes to the distinction between reactive and proactive/’transformative’ forms of scenario planning, which is part of a special issue of the International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy – see: http://www.inderscience.com/info/inarticletoc.php?jcode=ijfip&year=2015&vol=10&issue=2/3/4. The paper focusses on proactive (or ‘transformative’) approaches …

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Casting a sociological eye on the mobilisation of techniques of prospection by scientists

For a long time I’ve been interested in the relationship between science and society, often with focus on the social and political processes that shape the production, evaluation and use of scientific knowledge and technology. These interests include the misuse of science and statistics (emphasised by writers like Ben Goldacre) – bad science is common …

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