The March for Science champions robustly funded and publicly communicated science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity. The belief that scientific theories should and do represent metaphysical reality is known as realism It can be contrasted with anti-realism , the view that the success of science does not depend on it being accurate about unobservable entities such as electrons One form of anti-realism is idealism , the belief that the mind or consciousness is the most basic essence, and that each mind generates its own reality.
The origins of the Web Science Trust can be found in the Web Science Research Initiative (WSRI) which was established in 2006 and now in 2015 we have assembled 19 world-class international research groups and a series of international teaching and research events including an ACM Web Science conference now in it’s 5th year.
Science & Technology Studies is the official journal of the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST) and the Finnish Association for Science and Technology journal is open access and available electronically around the world.
Science policy is an area of public policy concerned with the policies that affect the conduct of the scientific enterprise, including research funding , often in pursuance of other national policy goals such as technological innovation to promote commercial product development, weapons development, health care and environmental monitoring.
Most scientific journals cover a single scientific field and publish the research within that field; the research is normally expressed in the form of a scientific paper Science has become so pervasive in modern societies that it is generally considered necessary to communicate the achievements, news, and ambitions of scientists to a wider populace.