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Document on the ethical aspects of the science and society dialogue

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Document on the ethical aspects of the science and society dialogue. Bioethics and Law Observatory, University of Barcelona. May 2018. Coordinated by María Casado and Pere Puigdomènech. Authors are: Blanca Borquez, María Casado, Michele Catanzaro, Fernando García López, Itziar de Lecuona, Manuel López Baroni, Rosina Malagrida, M.ª José Plana and Pere Puigdomènech, with the participation of other researchers. 




1. Characteristics of today’s research process that pose challenges in the science-society dialogue

  • 1.1. Biases inherent in obtaining scientific results
  • 1.2. Biases induced by the financing of science
  • 1.3. Biases related to the lack of participation of society in research policies

2. Challenges of the science-society dialogue posed by the current research model

  • 2.1. Challenges of the “translation” of scientific results
  • 2.2. Challenges related to the impact of financing on science communication
  • 2.3. Communication challenges for political decision-making


  • I. To the scientific community
  • II. To the mass media
  • III. To the public powers







Spanish, English, Catalan

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