Who’s afraid of epistemic diversity?

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In this special episode, twelve scholars of science advice discuss the challenges of incorporating a radically diverse range of perspectives into a science advice process. This conversation was recorded as part of the INGSA 2021 conference on global science advice, and is moderated by Estelle Balian.

Speakers in order of appearance:

  • Jacopo Torriti, Professor of Energy Economics and Policy, School of the Built Environment, University of Reading
  • Tuula Teeri, President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, Chair of Euro-CASE
  • Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy Central European University, member of the IPCC and member of SAPEA energy working group
  • Jennie Stephens, Director of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and the Dean’s Professor of Sustainability Science and Policy, Northeastern University
  • Thomas Bauwens, Senior Researcher and Lecturer at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University
  • Clark Miller, Professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and Director of the Center for Energy and Society, Arizona State University
  • Alex Stingl, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick
  • Katri Mäkinen-Rostedt, Tampere University
  • Kristian Nielsen, Research Associate at the Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge
  • Yvan Dutil, Ministry of Health and Social Services, Québec
  • Heather Douglas, philosopher of science, Michigan State University

Resources mentioned in this episode

The original recording also includes opening and closing remarks from Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Tom van Ierland, Sebastien Renaud and David Mair.

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