Technoscience and its products are strongly related to both beliefs and values and therefore affect issues of great public interest, such as to require forms of involvement and participation of the various audiences that may be interested in this or that innovation.
The course proposes the study of fundamental elements that make an effective evaluation and how to develop tools, processes and practices to achieve efficiently a correct assessment of public engagement activities.
Giuseppe Pellegrini (PhD Sociology 2004) is lecturer of Innovation, Technology and Society at the University of Trento.
He is an expert evaluator of the European Research Programme Horizon 2020 and President of Observa Science in Society.
His current research focuses on public participation and science communication with specific regard to technoscientific issues.