The Matter of Facts: Skepticism, Persuasion, and Evidence in Science Gareth Leng and Rhodri Ivor Leng MIT Press (2020)

This new book is worth a look – written by STS scholar Rhodri Leng and his father, an experimental physiologist – and there’s a useful summary in today’s Nature (good to see the journal happy to publish this sort of reflexive, critical text). Read the review here




				

POST’s Sept/October Newsletter and Programme

The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology has just published its latest Newsletter and planned programme of work. Some of the themes in the programme map on to A-UK members’ areas of expertise, so worth having a look through. See https://post.parliament.uk/new-post-work-september-2020/?utm_source=POST&utm_campaign=3737139211-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_07_20_04_41_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5928a699a4-3737139211-103747741&mc_cid=3737139211&mc_eid=fff8ae766d

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