How much science does an ordinary citizen need to function in modern society?

Toss Gascoigne

Abstract


Toss Gascoigne is a consultant in the area of strategy, communication, training and event management in the broad area covered by research and education at the tertiary level. He is a co-founder and Life Member of Australian Science Communicators, and the inaugural President of the international Public Communication of Science and Technology Network (PCST). He is a former Executive Director for Federation of Australian Scientific and Technological Societies (FASTS) and Council for the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS), peak councils representing Australians working in research, education and practice. He devised and organised 'Science meets Parliament’, which is now in its 15th year.

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