Articles by Rachel Thompson

11 2021

Deliberating online in a crisis: yes we can (and why we should)

Rachel Thompson
Can we trust the public to have constructive conversations to inform decision-making in a national crisis? Based on two online, public deliberation forums that they ran and analysed during lockdown, Rachel Thompson, Anna McKeon, Stephen Elstub and Oliver Escobar argue that public deliberation should be a critical element in any crisis response
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Rachel Thompson
Research Associate in Information Governance and Public Engagement, Department of Population Data Science, Swansea University

Rachel’s work is rooted in bioethics, with an interest in the ethics and epistemiology of engaging with publics around policy, global research governance and ethico-legal frameworks.

Follow her on Twitter @tigerllily77

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