Presentation on theme: "The Report: Its Background and Recommendations. The authors Pamela Andanda – South Africa Matthias Kaiser – Norway Carl Mitcham – USA Linda Nielsen."— Presentation transcript:
The Report: Its Background and Recommendations
The authors Pamela Andanda – South Africa Matthias Kaiser – Norway Carl Mitcham – USA Linda Nielsen – Denmark Žaneta Ozoliņa – Latvia Ren-Zong Qiu – China Nico Stehr – Germany Jack Stilgoe - UK
What drives global governance of science? Creeping global agenda – multi-level, multi- dimensional Pressing national agenda Intsitutionalism International regime – laws, codes, norms Growing networks Economic pressures – challenges for growth
What drives global governance of science? Transnationalism – innovation, technologies, brain - drain, circulation, bridges Politics pressure on science and science pressure on politics Expansion of interdisciplinarity Science as a common international good Ethics
How the Report approaches global governance? Global governance is about change Change of actors Change of resources Change of methods Change of relations (society and science, science and politcs, science and scientists) Change of priority settings
How the Report approaches governance? Governance - as innovative practices of networks or horizontal forms of interaction, in which actors (political and non-political), arrive at mutually acceptable decisions. Governance is needed for providing, distributing; regulating
Six Recommendations #1 Within the society of science, ethical governance should be promoted. #2 Scientists should be encouraged to be self-critical. #3 Scientists should adopt open access publication protocols.
Six Recommendations #4 ERA research projects should seek ways to enact fundamental human rights. #5 ERA research should promote critical reflection on the ends as well as the means of science.
Six Recommendations #6 EU should seek opportunities to exercise global leadership in harmonizing the internal and external governance of science across national borders.