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Achieving public dialogue
Achieving public dialogue

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate a greater awareness of science-based issues of public importance

  • demonstrate a greater insight into the phrase ‘the public understanding of science’

  • demonstrate a raised awareness of the ways in which the public can be consulted in relation to science policy issues

  • think of ways in which the public might in future become more engaged in decision-making about science that has social impact.