Entries by Nat das Neves Rodrigues Lopes

Turning frustration into change: Jean-Sébastien Caux, founder of SciPost

The scientific publishing industry depends heavily on the people that write, review and edit scientific articles. In effect, these people have the power to shape the future  of scientific publishing. So, what will they make of it? Prof. Jean-Sébastien Caux, a strong believer in openness in scientific publishing, tells Crastina about how his own frustrations […]

Public Engagement and Trust in Science: In Conversation with Dr. Farzana Meru

Public engagement is a term used by higher education institutions to refer to the collection of initiatives aimed at communicating their research with the public. The concept of public engagement is by no means defined by or limited to science related activities, but a significant amount of science communication happens in these events. I have […]

Prof. Luke Drury: ‘When Experts Disagree’

Professor Luke Drury is the former Head of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Section of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. Alongside Professor Maria Baghramian from the School of Philosophy of University College Dublin, Professor Drury led an interdisciplinary project called ‘When Experts Disagree’. The project focused on understanding the implications of expert disagreement in policy […]