The Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard Kennedy School offers a home for cross-disciplinary research on many aspects of science and technology in contemporary societies. For more information, please follow the links below.
Books that have developed out of research by affiliates of the Program on Science, Technology and Society.
The Bio + Society Collaboratory seeks to strengthen and grow a network of STS scholars who share topical concerns and methodological approaches, theoretical commitments and disciplinary orientations. The Collaboratory is a research network that features research profiles and publications and highlights collaborations between affiliated members.
A list of recent policy report and commentaries authored or co-authored by people associated with the Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard Kennedy School.
- U. Felt and B. Wynne (with S. Jasanoff et al.), Taking European Knowledge Society Seriously, Report of the Expert Group on Science and Governance to the Science, Economy and Society Directorate, Directorate-General for Research, European Commission (2007), http://www.bmbf.de/pub/EuropeanKnowledge(6).pdf.
- S. Jasanoff and D. Winickoff, “Hard Facts and Soft Law: Iraq, Bush, and the Case for Multilateralism,” Opendemocracy.com, November 18, 2002, http://www.opendemocracy.net/theme_9-wmd/article_762.jsp.
- S. Jasanoff, Comment on Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Proposed Bulletin on Peer Review and Information Quality, December 2003, http://www.progressiveregulation.org/articles/peer/Jasanoff_PR_Comments.pdf.
- D. Winickoff, S. Jasanoff, L. Busch, R. Grove-White, B. Wynne, “The Academic Experts Brief for the WTO GMO Dispute” (2004), http://csec.lancs.ac.uk/wtoamicus/index.htm.
- S. Jasanoff and S. Sperling (with S-H Kim), “Engineering Animals: Ethical Issues and Deliberative Institutions,” prepared for Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology, September 2005 (available on request).
A partial list of past and current projects conducted under the auspices of the Program on Science, Technology and Society:
Interactive research platforms offers an introduction to key theoretical concepts developed in the Program on Science and Technology Studies (STS) at the Harvard Kennedy School:
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