The Science & Society Sessions are based on the observation that modern science has a growing impact on our lives, and that this is increasingly perceived so by the public. As a result, scientists are required to reflect more deeply on the consequences of their work and how to communicate their work to the public.
The Schering Stiftung therefore supports Science & Society Sessions that include sociological, philosophical, ethical or artistic perspectives into conference in the natural sciences or life sciences? Science & Society Sessions seek to inspire discussions that may help scientists gain a new perspective on their work and its public image and that may lead to novel interdisciplinary collaborations.Share this post
Symposium — September 25 – September 28, 2018
The interdisciplinary art project "On Display - An Artistic View on Computational Neuroscience” features a new piece by Yutaka Makino that questions the human perception we take for granted.
Symposium — July 05, 2018
On the occasion of the neuroscientific conference ENCODS 2018, this Science & Society Session will investigate the theme of embodied cognition as it relates to virtual reality, dance, mental illness, and music.
Conference — June 27 – June 29, 2018
To promote interdisciplinary networking, a symposium titled “Infection Biology for the 21st Century: Today’s Giants Meet Tomorrow’s Leaders” will be held in Berlin in June 2018 with a Science & Society Session.
Conference — March 11, 2018
The digitalization of medicine is making big strides. The integration of previously distinct areas aims to improve prognosis, early prevention, and customization, and to broaden participation.
Symposium — September 29, 2017
The session “Climate & Society” with experts from the natural and social sciences as well as politics will highlight interactions between climate change and society.
Symposium — September 09, 2017
The BacNet is one of the most important science conferences: Every two years, it brings together leading representatives from the fields of molecular microbiology, systems biology from Europe and beyond.
Symposium — October 24, 2016
Poverty-related diseases and neglected tropical diseases continue to cause major health problems with enormous social consequences. New strategies and research approaches to fight these diseases are urgently required.
Symposium — September 16, 2016
Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is one of the most common diseases and in the same league as heart attacks or strokes. This topic is the focus of a public Science & Society Session “Community-Acquired Pneumonia.”
Symposium — May 25, 2016
Synthetic biology has been heralded as an exciting new field which will allow a deeper knowledge on how living systems “work.”
Symposium — April 29, 2016
On the occasion of the Biennale di Venizia the Association of Neuroesthetics, Berlin (AoN) organizes an interdisciplinary symposium between art and neuroscience.
Symposium — May 09, 2015
The biennial Bacterial Networks Conference (BacNet) has developed into one of Europe’s most important scientific conferences, bringing together leading European and international representatives from different fields.
Symposium — March 03, 2015
The Science & Society Session “Hunger and Affluence” invites a group of eight artists and cultural scientists to participate in four public events.
Symposium — November 05, 2014
Cancer and neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s are on the rise worldwide. Stem cell research raises high hopes among patients, but where does it stand today?
Symposium — October 23, 2014
18.09.2014, Berlin/ Heidelberg | The European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) will be hosting its 16th annual international PhD Symposium in Heidelberg from October 23 to 25.
Symposium — August 30 – September 03, 2014
OSTEOIMMUNE is a European supra-disciplinary training network providing comprehensive, structured and coherent training.
Symposium — August 29, 2014
The conference focuses on the latest neuroscience research findings in the field of addictive disorders and schizophrenia.
Symposium — August 04, 2014
On August 4 – 29, 2014, the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies will host the 19th edition of the long-standing summer school “Advanced Course in Computational Neuroscience (ACCN)."
Symposium — June 23, 2014
What is required for responsible research and innovation (RRI) in the field of Synthetic Biology?
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