20th June 2016                                                                                                                         PDF

9.30 Welcome Auditorium

Inge van der Weijden (SSTNET Co-Chair),  José Luís Cardoso (Director of the Institute of Social Sciences), Ana Delicado (Workshop organising committee chair)

10.00 Keynote lecture Auditorium

Massimiano Bucchi (University of Trento): Norms, competition and visibility in contemporary science: the legacy of RK Merton


11.00 Coffee break
11.15 Session 1 Engagements in the health sciences Chair: Inge van der Weijden, Room Polivalente – abstracts

How scientists doing animal experimentation view the co-evolution between science and society in their field, Fabienne Crettaz Von Roten (Observatoire Science Politique Society, University of Lausanne, Switzerland)

Big data ethics and public engagement in biobanking, Aaro Tupasela (Section for Health Services Research, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

12.45 Lunch (5th floor)
14.00 Session 2 Scientists and their publics (1) Chair: Aaro Tupasela, Room Polivalente – abstracts

Re-ordering Science-Society Relations in the Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research, Thomas Völker (Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission, Ispra, Italy)

Science-society relations in the context of energy transitions: how scientist working on renewable energy technologies perceive their role in society?, Luís Junqueira (ICS ULisboa, Portugal)

Legitimacy of impacts: The case of the Dutch national research evaluation framework, Stefan de Jong (LURIS and CWTS, Leiden University, The Netherlands), Leonie van Drooge (Rathenau Instituut, The Hague, The Netherlands), Ingeborg Meijer (CWTS, Leiden University, The Netherlands)

Bringing science to public: is it still a matter for scientific associations?, Cristina Palma Conceição (ISCTE-IUL Lisbon University Institute, Portugal)

16.00 Coffee break
16.15 Session 3 Engagements in the environmental sciences Chair: Fabienne Crettaz Von Roten, Room Polivalente – abstracts

When the Experiment is Part of Society the Laboratory becomes the Sideshow, Matthias Gross (Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig; Institute of Sociology, University of Jena, Germany) Presentation

What is between science and society? Chances and obstacles for a more inclusive approach – the case of shale gas and nuclear energy in Poland, Piotr Stankiewicz (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland)

Technologies of participation in Water Plans in Portugal: what kind of science–society relation?, Sofia Bento & Oriana Brás  (ISEG University of Lisbon, Portugal)

18.00 End of day 1
20.00 Social dinner


21st June 2016

9.30 Keynote lecture Auditorium

Maja Horst (University of Copenhagen): Breaking & Entering: Engaging publics in the discussion of scientific social responsibility


10.30 Coffee break
10.45 Session 4 Biotechnology and controversies Chair: Cristina Palma Conceição, Room Polivalente – abstracts

Public communication of (counter) science on the Internet. The case of Polish anti-GMO activists, Iwona Zielinska (Institute of Sociology and Philosophy, M. Grzegorzewska University, Warsaw, Poland)

‘Agriculture Boon: When scientific progress is socially rejected-The BT-Brinjal (eggplant) case’, Ritika Chauhan (Dept. of communication, media and film, University of Calgary, Canada)

Separating the wheat from the chaff? Publics affected from European’s crime and border control technologies, Nina Amelung (CES, University of Coimbra, Portugal)

12.45 Lunch (5th floor)
14.00 Session 5 Scientists and their publics (2) Chair: Nina Amelung, Room Polivalente – abstracts

MoRRI (Monitoring the Evolution and Benefits of Responsible Research and Innovation) framework: focus on public engagement and governance, Ingeborg Meijer (CWTS, Leiden University, The Netherlands), Stefan de Jong (LURIS and CWTS, Leiden University, The Netherlands), Inge van der Weijden (CWTS, Leiden University, The Netherlands)

Children and Citizenship. Lessons from a Participatory Design Process to Develop a Social Robot, Núria Vallès & Miquel Domènech (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)

Turning the gaze on ourselves: public communication of sociology, Ana Delicado (ICS ULisboa, Portugal) Presentation

16.00 Coffee break
16.15 Session 6 Citizen science Chair: Ana Delicado, Room Polivalente – abstracts

Exploring the engagement and participation of seniors in citizen science projects: interests, motivation and impact, Cândida G. Silva (Coimbra Chemistry Centre, Department of Chemistry, and Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal), António Monteiro (Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência, Lisboa, Portugal), Caroline Manahl , Teresa Holocher-Ertl, Maria Schrammel (Centre for Social Innovation, Vienna, Austria), Fermín Serrano Sanz (Institute for Biocomputation and Physics of Complex Systems, Zaragoza, University of Zaragoza, Spain), Paulo G. Mota (Science Museum of the University of Coimbra, Portugal) & Rui M. M. Brito (Coimbra Chemistry Centre, Department of Chemistry, and Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal)

Citizen Science: How the relationship between science and the public is reconfigured in the digital age, Martina Franzen (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung WZB, Germany)

Science and democracy under scrutiny: trajectories and changes after a Citizen Conference, Guillem Palà Nosàs & Miquel Domènech (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain)

Environmental volunteering: reflection and analysis for “new” public policies, Ana Luísa Martins (ICS ULisboa, Portugal), André Vizinho, Inês Campos, Gil Penha-Lopes (CE3c, Faculdade de Ciências, ULisboa, Portugal)

18.15 End of day 2