• Engaging with policy practitioners to promote institutionalisation of public participation in science, technology and innovation policy 

      Kudo, Mitsuru; Yoshizawa, Go; Kano, Kei (JCOM - Journal of Science Communication;Volume 17, Issue 04, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-10-03)
      This paper is a reflective account of a public participation project the authors conducted in Japan in 2012–2015, as part of the central government’s initiative for evidence-based policy-making. The reflection focusses on ...
    • Global Public Perceptions of Genomic Data Sharing: What Shapes the Willingness to Donate DNA and Health Data? 

      Middleton, Anna; Milne, Richard; Almarri, Mohamed A.; Anwer, Shamim; Atutornu, Jerome; Baranova, Elena E.; Bevan, Paul; Cerezo, Maria; Cong, Yali; Critchley, Christine; Fernow, Josepine; Goodhand, Peter; Hasan, Qurratulain; Hibino, Aiko; Houeland, Gry; Howard, H. C.; Hussain, S. Zakir; Malmgren, Charlotta Ingvoldstad; Izhevskaya, Vera L.; Jędrzejak, Aleksandra; Jinhong, Cao; Kimura, Megumi; Kleiderman, Erika; Leach, Brandi; Liu, Keying; Mascalzoni, Deborah; Mendes, Álvaro; Minari, Jusaku; Wang, Nan; Nicol, Dianne; Niemiec, Emilia; Patch, Christine; Pollard, Jack; Prainsack, Barbara; Rivière, Marie; Robarts, Lauren; Roberts, Jonathan; Romano, Virginia; Sheerah, Haytham A.; Smith, James; Soulier, Alexandra; Steed, Claire; Stefansdottir, Vigdis; Tandre, Cornelia; Thorogood, Adrian; Voigt, Torsten H.; West, Anne V.; Yoshizawa, Go; Morley, Katherine I. (American Journal of Human Genetics;volume 107, issue 4, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-10-01)
      Analyzing genomic data across populations is central to understanding the role of genetic factors in health and disease. Successful data sharing relies on public support, which requires attention to whether people around ...
    • How science, technology and innovation can be placed in broader visions - Public opinions from inclusive public engagement activities 

      Kano, Kei; Kudo, Mitsuru; Yoshizawa, Go; Mizumachi, Eri; Suga, Makiko; Akiya, Naonori; Ebina, Kuniyoshi; Goto, Takayuki; Itoh, Masayuki; Joh, Ayami; Maenami, Haruhiko; Minamoto, Toshifumi; Mori, Mikihito; Morimura, Yoshitaka; Motoki, Tamaki; Nakayama, Akie; Takanashi, Katsuya (JCOM: Journal of Science Communication;Volume 18, Issue 03, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-01-18)
      This study investigates how different segments of the public, with varying degrees of interest in S&T, could formulate opinions on a broader vision and the role they think STI should play in Japanese society through ...
    • Meaning of ambiguity: a Japanese survey on synthetic biology and genome editing 

      Hibino, Aiko; Yoshizawa, Go; Minari, Jusaku (Frontiers in Sociology; December 2019 | Volume 4 | Article 81, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-11-26)
      Synthetic biology and genome editing have become increasingly controversial issues, necessitating careful attention and engagement with the public. Our study examined ambiguity in public perception about emerging biotechnologies ...
    • Responsible innovation in molecular robotics in Japan 

      Yoshizawa, Go; van Est, Rinie; Yoshinaga, Daisuke; Tanaka, Mikihito; Shineha, Ryuma; Konagaya, Akihiko (Chem-Bio Informatics Journal;Volume 18 (2018), Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-12-01)
      Over the last decade Japanese researchers have taken the lead in the emerging discipline of molecular robotics. This new technology aims to produce artificial molecular systems that can adapt to changes in the environment, ...
    • Science by, with and for citizens: rethinking 'citizen science' after the 2011 Fukushima disaster 

      Kenens, Joke; Van Oudheusden, Michiel; Yoshizawa, Go; Van Hoyweghen, Ine (Palgrave Communications;6, Article number: 58 (2020), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-04-03)
      This study illustrates how citizen-driven radiation monitoring has emerged in post-Fukushima Japan, where citizens generate their own radiation data and measurement devices to provide public with actionable data about their ...
    • Science by, with and for citizens: rethinking ‘citizen science’ after the 2011 Fukushima disaster 

      Kenens, Joke; Van Oudheusden, Michiel; Yoshizawa, Go; Van Hoyweghen, Ine (Palgrave Communications;volume 6, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020-04-03)
      This study illustrates how citizen-driven radiation monitoring has emerged in post-Fukushima Japan, where citizens generate their own radiation data and measurement devices to provide public with actionable data about their ...