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2014

ECPR Section on Knowledge and Governance: Call for Papers

15 Dec 2014
Following a very stimulating series of panels at ECPR Glasgow in 2014, we are delighted to announce a call for papers and panels for a second section on 'Knowledge and Governance', for the ECPR Conference in Montreal, August 2015.
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New Article and Edited Collection on Law & Science

21 Nov 2014
SKAPE Associate Director, Dr Martyn Pickersgill, has co-authored and co-edited a new article and book, respectively, in the area of law and science.
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A new citizen science? Seminar by Eugenia Rodriguez in Lisbon

24 Oct 2014
Eugenia Rodrigues will be speaking at the University of Lisbon on 'A new citizen science? A cartography of public participation and democratisation in science today'€.
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Sheila Jasanoff in Edinburgh on October 16th

29 Sep 2014
SKAPE is delighted to host Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Harvard University, for a public lecture on 'Science and Citizenship: toward a normative structure of public reason'.
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Section on "Governing Knowledge" at the European Consortium of Political Research conference

02 Sep 2014
SKAPE is co-convening a new section at this week's ECPR Annual Conference, examining the relationship between knowledge, monitoring and policy in the context of global and European governance.
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New research article in Evidence and Policy

26 Aug 2014
Sotiria Grek's Travelling the Caledonian way: education policy learning and the making of Europe has just been published by Evidence and Policy.
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New ESRC Seminar Series on The Potentials, Politics and Practices of International Education Assessment

11 Aug 2014
A new ESRC seminar series on the role of international assessment in education policy will be launched in Edinburgh later this year. International education assessments have become the lifeblood of education governance in Europe and globally. This seminar series aims to explore the potentials, politics and practices of global education comparisons. It will bring a range of actors together, such as academic researchers, testing agencies and end users.
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Mazanderani on the 'Virtual HIV Community'

14 Jul 2014
Dr Fadhila Mazanderani (SKAPE) will be talking on the topic of the 'Virtual HIV Community' on the 22nd of July at the University of Westminster.
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Psychological therapies' seminar at the University of Copenhagen

08 Jul 2014
SKAPE member Martyn Pickersgill will be presenting his Wellcome Trust research on access to psychological therapies (see: www.psy-ethics.ed.ac.uk) this week at the University of Copenhagen.
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SKAPE is launched with symposium on Open Science, Open Policy

30 Jun 2014
SKAPE was officially launched last Thursday 26th June, with a symposium on Open Science, Open Policy: Contemporary Governance and the Challenges of Knowledge Democratisation
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Pickersgill speaking at Houses of Parliament

20 Jun 2014
Dr Martyn Pickersgill (Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow in Biomedical Ethics/ SKAPE) has been invited to speak at a House of Commons event on the 24th June as part of the annual 'Parliamentary Links Day'.
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Oslo workshop on 'affective governing' in inspection

12 Jun 2014
SKAPE Associate Director Sotiria Grek gave a talk in Oslo last week on the role of affect and affective governing on the work of inspections in schools in Scotland.
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Call for Proposals: New Palgrave book series

28 May 2014
SKAPE members have launched a new book series on "Science, Knowledge and Policy"
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SKAPE Launch Event, 26 June

26 May 2014
SKAPE will be officially launched on 26th June, with a symposium on "Open Policy, Open Science: Contemporary Governance and the Challenges of Knowledge Democratisation".
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