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July 12 event in Sheffield UK -- the changing face of expertise in the 21st C

by liz , cindy_excites | June 14, 2017 14:24 14 Jun 14:24 | #14537 | #14537

Sheffield, UK: 12th July panel on "The changing face of expertise in 21st C - reshaping expertise through the lens of DIY"

More details coming soon, please contact the organizer @cindy_excites in the comments!



  • Pieter van Boheemen - DIYbio perspective: Leads the Open Wetlab, Open Design Lab and Fablab Amsterdam at Waag Society.

  • Johan Schutten - EPA perspective: Leads Citizen Science programme at the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency. SEPA aims for One Planet Prosperity whereby a economic and social successful society lives within its ecological footprint. SEPA increasingly uses new approaches, beyond traditional regulation, to influence environmental behaviour of companies and society and DIY science could play a part in this (Scottish EPA).

  • Stephan van Duin - science communication perspective: Biologist-turned-science communicator, science communicator, entrepeneur, founder of The Online Scientist (.com)

  • Prof Harry Collins - academic perspective: Sociologist of science at the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University. Author of 'Are we all experts now' & 'Rethinking expertise

  • Hilary Sutcliffe - RRI practitioner perspective: Director at 'SocietyInside' - helping people explore the ethics of new technologies and explore how people can shape the direction of innovation -


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