The PSC and its Science & Policy PhD Program, organizes public round tables and panel discussions. Here, scientists, policy makers, other experts and the general public meet to debate topics in plant sciences relevant for policy and for society at large.
Sustainable Energy System - Who Will Lead the Way? Citizen Consensus Conference 16 June 2022
PhD students of the Response Doctoral Programme represent their research in discussion with the public.
The Need for Climate Resilient Food Systems Citizen Consensus Conference 02 June 2021
Seven PhD students of the Response Doctoral Programme represented their research in 4 minutes flash light talks and took the questions of the public.
Skigebiete in der Schweiz 2050. Visionen für die Zukunft. Public discussion 03 February 2021
Organized within the PSC Mercator Doctoral Programm
Download summary report (PDF, 4 MB) (in German)
What next after the ECJ judgement on gene editing? Panel discussion 11 April 2019
Organized for PlantHUB – A European Industrial Doctorate Program and held during the Tri-National Arabidopsis Meeting (TNAM 2019 )
The panel discussion is summarized in the PlantHUB deliverable D22, published in July 2019 by the PlantHUB programmme office.
Urban Agriculture – Fad or Future: Should tomorrow’s cities grow their own food? 24 Oct 2018
Organized by PSC PhD students
Innovation vs. Regulation, 1 Sep 2016
Plant Sciences, Patents and Food Security
|2014||Science in policy on the use of systemic pesticides|
Working in science or policy – or both?
GMO research in Switzerland – Are we standing at the open grave of stakeholder dialogue?
|2010||Does evidence matter in policy making?|