Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard

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Mak Takahashi's exhibit, Picturing the Invisible, was awarded the 2022 Ziman award by the European Association for the Study of Science & Technology (EASST).
“We need more urgently to seize back the political discourse on life that has empowered this court to present a massively retrograde decision as if it stands on moral high ground,” says Sheila Jasanoff about the recent Supreme Court ruling on abortion.
Register your interest now for submitting to "Future Humans: An Anthology," a speculative fiction festival for the Harvard community.
Sheila Jasanoff wins Holberg Prize, one of the the world’s most prestigious awards in the social sciences.
This year's Science and Democracy Network meeting will be held at Harvard from July 27-30, 2022. Check the SDN website soon for registration details.

Welcome to STS

Science and technology permeate every aspect of our lives, from the most private decisions about reproduction and medical treatment to the most public choices concerning risk, development, security, and the quality and sustainability of the human environment. Virtually every dilemma that confronts people and governments in contemporary societies demands significant engagement with science and technology.

The Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government provides unique resources for coping with the resulting challenges for scientific and technological innovation, civil liberties, informed citizenship, and democratic government. Learn more.


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Fellows program


STS Circle at Harvard

Aniket De
October 17, 2022, 12:15-2:00PM.
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge Street
Marcia K. McNutt

With panel discussion by Jason Furman, James H. Stock, and Latanya Sweeney.

March 23, 2022, 5:00pm-7:00pm ET.

The Graduate Research in STS conference

Oct 13-15, 2022.
Harvard Kennedy School

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