Marta Soler

Position: 
President of the European Sociological Association 2019-2021
Affiliation: 
University of Barcelona, Spain
president [at] europeansociology.org
Discussion – Key Debates, Viewpoints & Interviews

Social impact assessment: The democratic citizens’ right to science

2018, issue 41, Marta Soler: Science has always been oriented to the advancement of knowledge for the improvement of humanity and the human condition. Lately however, citizens’ growing push for transparency and accountability in all dimensions of the public sphere has also pushed the world of science and scientists to show how research is leading to these social improvements. Sociology and sociological research are not outside of this general trend.

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