Research foresight and the exploitation of the science base by Ben Martin

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  • Great Britain. -- Office of Science and Technology,
  • Research -- Forecasting -- Great Britain,
  • Science -- Great Britain,
  • Technological innovations -- Great Britain

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LC ClassificationsQ180.G7 R35 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination81 p. :
Number of Pages81
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Open LibraryOL19393734M
ISBN 100114300828

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Office of Public Service and Science.]. Loveridge, D., Georghiou, L. and Nedeva, M. (), The United Kingdom Technology Foresight Delphi Survey, University of Manchester. Google Scholar. Martin, B. (), Research Foresight and the Exploitation of the Science Base, Office of Science identify experts to participate in the United Kingdom, Technology Foresight Programme, R&D Cited by: Given the focus of strategic foresight on the exploration and exploitation of poten- tialities and limits in organizing, past research has strived to establish a positive.

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It's all anywhere.” His broad and deep curiosity about hidden cues led to a weekly science column in the Boston Globe for 20 years.

To Raymo, any slice of reality is a book to be opened, savored, and explored for by: 2. Decision-makers at all levels are being confronted with novel complexities and uncertainties and face long-term challenges which require foresight about long-term future prospects, assumptions, and strategies.

This book explores how foresight studies can be systematically undertaken and used in this context. It explicates why and how methods like horizon scanning, scenario Cited by: 1. Introduction. Foresight is usually seen as a systematic collective process of reasoning about the future, which suggests possible courses of action.

Quite often it is a participatory process involving the stakeholders concerned with a particular issue. It always envisages a number of alternative futures, and has a typical time horizon of 10–20 years.

1 The benefits of foresight Cited by: For example, in our book (Irvine and Martin, p.7), we defined foresight activities as “the techniques, mechanisms and procedures for attempting to identify areas of basic research beginning to exhibit strategic potential”. 3 And by ‘strategic potential’, we meant “areas that are beginning to show promise of constituting a Cited by: 1 Globalization of Science and Technology “There is no national science just as there is no national multiplication table.” 1 Anton Chekhov () While globalization of science is by no means a new phenomenon, the 21st century science and technology (S&T) enterprise is more geographically distributed, more interconnected, and more dynamic than ever before.

that UK research base has the numbers with the right skills (eg entrepreneurship, outreach) foresight at the time • Align research and exploitation capacity – Science and innovation campuses – Coincidence of research and KT investments.

science and technology which may help meet societal needs over the long term o a priority-setting process for the science and engineering base. The White Paper declared that Foresight would inform the decisions of individual firms and research organisations regarding future technologies and markets, help the policy-making process.

A variety of technology forecasting approaches, initiated in the s, with the pioneering researches carried out by US department of Defense, and some researchers of The RAND Corporation. For over years, numerous technology forecasting methods have been developed and recently become a distinct field of investigation of future by: Hughes, A.

() 'The science and research base: activities, interaction and the public good', presentation at the BIS Science and Research Seminar: Science, The Economy and Society: An Overview of the Research Base and the Role of Government. 51 topics of high relevance to applied research in were identified.

We initially selected and analyzed these 51 topics through extensive research of international foresight studies. Some Fraunhofer experts then evaluated them in terms of their relevance to the future of research, the economy, and society. The second is the case of learning and competitive advantage in competition for primacy.

The paper develops an argument that adaptive processes, by refining exploitation more rapidly than exploration, are likely to become effective in the short run but self-destructive in the long by:   While exploration and exploitation represent two fundamentally different approaches to organizational learning, The Role of Contextual Ambidexterity and Knowledge Base.

Library & Information Science Research, Vol. 39, No. by: further with his book The Foresight Principle. Introducing The Foresight Principle Richard Slaughter defines Foresight as the “deliberate process of expanding awareness and understanding through futures scanning and the clarification of emerging situations.” [2] This human process is an extension of innate brain/environment perceptions.

In almost every case considered in this report, the effective exploitation of a new material will rely on an associated, parallel manufacturing development, and consequently this review concludes that the UK’s activities in these areas in the science base and in.

The brief describes the historical evolution of the national policy of science, technology and innovation (STI) in Argentina, identifying major turning points from the period of the import substitution model that lasted for 40 years to the current development pattern still in the making, with a sharp shift during the s to a harsh market-led path.

Senior Associates Gathering Promises Stimulating Discussions. The Senior Associates Gathering of Foresight Institute, the Institute for Molecular Manufacturing (IMM), and the Center for Constitutional Issues in Technology (CCIT) in Palo Alto on Mayis shaping up as a tantalizing blend of reports from the leading edge of nanotechnology research and.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Social Engineering: The Science of Human Hacking, Edition /5(2). To determine what distinguishes the mental capabilities of humans from those of our closest living relatives (chimpanzees and great apes), Australian psychologist Suddendorf uses diverse data drawn from the worlds of human developmental theory, infant and child psychology, and primate ethology to walk a moderate line between €œromantic€ and €œkilljoy€ interpretations of Cited by: In Septemberthe Federal German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) launched a foresight process in order to sustain Germany’s status as a research and education location.

The BMBF Foresight Process aimed at 1) identifying new focuses in research and technology, 2) designating areas for cross-cutting activities, 3) exploring. The Science and Technology Perspectives is a national foresight exercise undertaken by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) aiming to.

Foresight for STI: What and Why – Book chapters .Author: Ian Miles, Ozcan Saritas, Alexander Sokolov. Research in basic science provides an excellent training in problem-solving for those who go on to work in applied research or development in industry.

Furthermore, this creates very valuable networks of links between researchers in different industries and in academia, which would not exist if all training took place in industry. Citizen science and silo-breaking multidisciplinary research are also trends that merit direction and support.

This will require new skills, the report notes: “The more open nature of science and the closer links science is building with industry will require researchers to reinforce their ‘soft’ skills, including in project management.

The point of departure for this discussion is the findings and recommendations in the report—Spatial Data Needs: The Future of the National Mapping Program (MSC, )—that digital, spatial data bases be developed to serve both public and private needs of the country.

We studied the case of the urban fabric to consider the needs of urban areas for digital spatial. The African Vision The collective foresight of the African Union defined as “building an integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by its own Citizens and representing a dynamic force in the international arena”.File Size: 2MB.

Book review by Anil Pundlik Gokhale. Acres of Skin—Human experiments at Holmesburg Prison, A widely reviewed Book and a true story of abuse and exploitation in the name of medical science, is written by Allen M. Hornblum. It was published in. An excellent book on Shell’s year experience “experimenting” with scenario foresight is Wikinson and Kuper’s The Essence of Scenarios: Learning from the Shell Experience ().

Wack was a strong systems thinker, which in addition to good historical knowledge and a keen, inquisitive mind seems necessary to good foresight regarding. Most writers are not scientists. Whether it is because they perceive science as cold and emotionless, or because they just disliked science and embraced literature after failing math in high school, luddism is an awfully common philosophy in the arts community.

The typical theme is that some sort of advanced scientific research has Gone Horribly Wrong, creating a. Building future scenarios Three key reports were produced as a result, which include Building future scenarios () that led on to Constructing the future () and latterly a third review into Nanotechnology and implications for products and processes ().Based on the Social, Technological, Economic, Environmental and Political (STEEP) framework.

Find current and upcoming funding opportunities for your research, as well as research partners, jobs and fellowships. Learn about research projects and results, joint research initiatives and EU action to promote innovation.

Research areas in which the European Commission works. The role of intuition in social foresight. In history, situations were not so rare when the intellect was unable to penetrate the essence of the process or phenomenon, and intuition came to the aid as "the highest revelation", as unconscious penetration (comprehension) into the future with the help of instinct and other components of the subconscious.

The Unnatural History of the Sea book. Read 66 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. However, there is so much research and information in this book, When people talk about overfishing and exploitation of the ocean, it's implied that they're talking about recent exploitation (within the last century, maybe two)/5.

Apmarks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the birth of the modern environmental movement. As we look back over the past half century, we can gain significant insights into the evolving human imprint on Earth’s biophysical systems, and the role of science and scientists in driving societal transitions toward greater sustainability.

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We also provide different online subscriptions options for individual buyers such as researchers and Individual buyers please browse our online shops. In the White Paper on Science and Technology, DACST committed itself to using the results of the Foresight exercise as an important input into its investments in research and development within the science budget.

The Foresight results will also inform the management of the innovation fund and research capacity-building programmes in the higher. I like Frederik Pohl more the more of his books I read.

Space Merchants, first published in is a science fiction gem. Telling the tale of a capitalistic-anarchic society from the perspective of an advertising executive, Pohl describes a world where ancient maxims have been turned upside down such as Power enables, and absolute power enables absolutely/5.

Open Sourcing Nanotechnology Research and Development: Issues and Opportunities [email protected] Summary. paper analyzes the applicability of open source models for software development (Raymond ) to molecular nanotechnology (Drexler ).Open source approaches could offer several potential advantages for .information base and a reflection that advances the debate on Horizon Europe and how to maximise its impact for a better Europe in a better world.

It is often said that the future cannot be predicted. It cannot be read in a book. The future is created by purposeful strategies and actions. Foresight provides a conversation space in whichFile Size: 1MB.The CBR/Imperial College team has so far achieved important milestones.

Progress on the macro component of the project includes the new CBR Working paper by Ken Coutts and Bob Rowthorn "Prospects for the UK balance of payments" and the report "Rebalancing the British economy: a strategic assessment" by Bill Martin. Bill Martin also prepared an updated version of his report.

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