Dimensions of Civic Science

  title={Dimensions of Civic Science},
  author={Fiona C. Clark and D. Illman},
  journal={Science Communication},
  pages={27 - 5}
  • Fiona C. Clark, D. Illman
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Science Communication
  • A civic scientist has been described by Neal Lane, former presidential science adviser, as one who “engages the public in a dialogue about science and society.” The concept of the civic scientist has received considerable attention nationally with the recent publication of a report on the subject by the National Science Board. But concepts and terms used in the literature and the press to characterize civic scientists and civic science have been ambiguous, if not conflicting. This article… CONTINUE READING
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