September 2021

CSIP Innovation Forum: Nuclear Development, Communicating Risk and Public Engagement

Presented by: Larkin Mosscrop, Ph.D. candidate, JSGS, University of Regina; and Matthew Dalzell, Professional Affiliate, JSGS, University of Saskatchewan.

Conversations about the adoption of technological innovations such as nuclear energy and vaccines frequently revolve around the risks involved. However, what risk actually is and how we perceive it is generally not well understood. As a result, public engagement and discussion about complex technological topics are rarely as meaningful or effective as they could be.

Science communicators Larkin Mosscrop and Matthew Dalzell will discuss a conceptual definition of risk, how it is perceived, and how we can talk about it, drawing on examples of conducting public engagement and addressing misconceptions and concerns related to nuclear energy.

Date: Thursday, September 23
Time: 12:00 - 12:55 p.m. (CST)
Location: Delivered by Zoom.

October 2021

NuclearFACTS 2021 Peer-to-Peer Forum

NuclearFACTS Peer-to-Peer Forum brings together supported project leaders to showcase their research to peers and members of the nuclear research community, and to receive feedback on their project impacts and highlights. Join us for this year’s online forum!

Date: October 19, 2021
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Delivered online.

Registration details to follow.

NuclearFACTS is proudly organized by the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation and the Centre for the Study of Science and Innovation Policy.