Japan Science and Technology Agency
Asako Okamura is Project Researcher and staff member of the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies. Former Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) analyst and fellow at Centre for Research and Development Strategy of Japan Science and Technology Agency. Her research is focused on science, technology and innovation policy.
Center for Higher University Studies
Carmelo Polino is Coordinator of the Area of Perception and Communication of Science. Researcher at the Observatory of Science, Technology and Society of the Center for Higher University Studies of the OEI, and of the Network of Science and Technology Indicators (RICYT). University of Oviedo. Master in Communication and Culture of Science and Technology from the University of Salamanca. Master in Science, Technology and Society from the National University of Quilmes. Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Oviedo. Official Master of Science Studies from the His areas of study are the sociology of science communication, social perception of science, scientific culture and citizen participation. On these topics, he coordinates research projects at the regional level and has made various publications in books and science journals.
University of British Columbia
Gunilla Öberg is inspired by her deep knowledge in chlorine biogeochemistry, environment and sustainability, and her experience as a leader of complex interdisciplinary research and education. Her research deals with the production and use of science for policy focusing on sustainable sewage management in growing urban areas. Dr. Öberg also pursues innovations in undergraduate science education focusing on how to learn/teach science literacy beyond content knowledge, including: navigating the gap between the scientific practice and science studies; recognizing the limits and context-dependence of science; effective use of historic and contemporary cases and student peer review.