Events on the horizon for this UNESCO Chair.

15 Sept - International Conference on Science, Technology and Society 2023. Sujatha Raman, Professor and Chair-holder, was a keynote speaker at the iCON-STS 2023. The conference examined the crucial role of studies in science, technology and society (STS) for urgent sustainability transitions. Prof Raman outlined ways of positioning science communication in this context. Learn more about by clicking here

23 August - Enabling Openness in Australian Stem Cell Research (EOAR). Prof Sujatha Raman (Australian National University) - What good is the public good in conversations about science?

31 May & 1 June 2023 - ISC/UNESCO Chair Roundtables on Public Trust, Science & Policy. The Chair is collaborating with the International Science Council’s Public Value of Science project on a report for multilateral policymakers and leaders of organised science. Learn more about the roundtables by clicking here

21 March 2023 - Research systems as research objects: histories, lessons and futures. 
Hosted by the Deakin Science and Society Network (SSN), this symposium is organised by Radhika Gorur (Deakin University, REDI and the STudieS Network) and the Chair. Link to the event:

3-4 November 2022 - 30th anniversary celebration of the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme. 
The Chair joined over five hundred other Chairs to celebrate the accomplishments over the last three decades and advance authentic interdisciplinary dialogues and the cross-sectoral mobilization needed to confront complex challenges on the horizon. Dedicated to the theme of “Transforming knowledge for just and sustainable futures”, the two-day event is grounded in the spirit of scientific, moral, intellectual, and academic solidarity. Link to the event:

18 October 2022 - Launch Party of the ANU Sustainable Development Goals Community of Practice. 
An open and versatile discussion forum for the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals was established in collaboration with the ANU Office of Business Engagement & Commercialisation, ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions, and the Chair. 

28 September 2022 - Science, Reflexivity and the Public Good - Workshop (CoE and CAVE Event).
Hosted by The Macquarie University Research Centre for Agency, Values and Ethics, this workshop explored the role of reflexivity in science, looking at how scientists conceptualise and locate their work in relation to the public good. Link to the event: