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Mary Morgan

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About the author and department

Personal webpage: http://www.lse.ac.uk/economicHistory/whosWho/profiles/mmorgan@lseacuk.aspx

Economic History Department: http://www.lse.ac.uk/economicHistory/home.aspx

Project webpage: http://www.lse.ac.uk/economicHistory/Research/facts/Home.aspx

Relevant research

How Well Do Facts Travel? (Edited Mary S. Morgan and Peter Howlett, Cambridge University Press, 2011) LSE Research Online ID: 30128 http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/30128/

“In the ancient forme. On the reception and ‘invention’ of ancient building techniques in Early Modern Times”, by Simona Valeriani in Hephaistos. New Approaches in Classical Archaeology and Related Fields, (2008) special issue, 26-2008, pp.169-188. Available from LSE on request http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/59889/

“Escaping the Laboratory: The Rodent Experiments of John B. Calhoun & Their Cultural Influence” by Edmund Ramsden, Jon Adams (2009), Journal of Social History 42: 3, pp. 761-792. LSE Research Online ID: 22514 http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/59888/

“The Lives of ‘Facts’ in Mathematical Models: A Story of Population-level Disease Transmission of Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Bacteria” by Erika Mansnerus (2009), BioSocieties, 4, 207–222. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/33096/

“Travelling in the Social Science Community: Assessing the Impact of the Indian Green Revolution Across Disciplines”, Peter Howlett (2008) Working papers in Economic History: How Well Do Facts Travel, no 24. LSE Research Online ID: 22513 http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/22513/

“Re-Thinking Organisms: The Epistemic Impact of Databases on Model Organism Biology”, Sabina Leonelli and Rachel Ankeny Studies in the History and Philosophy of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences, (2012) vol. 43, 29-36  http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/59890/

Evidence of impact

"Maarten Hajer, Head of the PBL: “Inside the Science-Policy Interface” at the Lorentz Center Workshop Error in the Science, October 26th, 2011, both in his talk, and in references in the slides to the Facts project work (eg see slides 21, 24) at: http://www.lorentzcenter.nl/lc/web/2011/460/Abstracts/Hajer.pdf

Reference in the official report: Assessing an IPCC Assessment: An analysis of statements on projected regional impacts in the 2007 report, Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, 2010. (See Chapter 1). http://www.pbl.nl/sites/default/files/cms/publicaties/500216002.pdf

Strengers BJ, Meyer LA, Petersen AC, Hajer MA, van Vuuren DP, Janssen PHM (2013), Opening up scientific assessments for policy: the importance of transparency in expert judgements. PBL working paper 14. PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, The Hague. http://www.pbl.nl/en/publications/opening-up-scientific-assessments-for-policy-the-importance-of-transparency-in-expert-judgements

Relevant video and audio

What if? Models, facts and fiction in economics’ – Keynes Lecture at the British Academy of Arts and Sciences on 3 November 2013: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-tsoGmOlfg

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