Report by Sarah Bunn and Martin Griffiths
Seminar at ESOF 18-22 July 2008 Barcelona. Organised by Vetenskap & Allmänhet (Public & Science), Sweden in co-operation with Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, UK.
The aim of the session was to create an open forum for dialogue. Session I focused on why a dialogue between politics and the research community is necessary, while Session II would examine how to improve this dialogue. Each session begun with brief talks by invited guests to stimulate dialogue amongst the groups of participants.
Moderators: Camilla Modéer, Secretary General, Vetenskap & Allmänhet and Carl Johan Sundberg MD, ESOF Founder