May 8, 2012[news]
Our Director, Sheila Jasanoff, and former fellow, Mariachiara Tallacchini, were quoted in Nature on Italy’s L’Aquila verdict. The Committee on the Use of Social Science Knowledge Public Policy, featuring Jasanoff, recently published “Using Science as Evidence in Public Policy.”[news]
The video of our recent Science and Democracy Lecture with Phillip A. Sharp (MIT) is now available here.[news]
We’re pleased to announce that Routledge has published a collection of essays by our Director, Sheila Jasanoff. More information on this new volume can be found here.[news]
The videos from Anne Wojcicki’s Science and Democracy Lecture and the Architectures for Life Workshop are now available![news]
In November 2011, we held a workshop on “The Constitutional Foundations of Bioethics: A Cross-National Comparison,” generously funded by a grant from the Greenwall Foundation. Read the coverage from our cosponsor, The Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School, on page 15 of their newsletter.[news]
Congratulations to Will Rafey, winner of the STS Undergraduate Prize, and to Melissa Oppenheim and Adrianna Stanley, who received honorable mentions in our annual essay competition![news]
STS Fellows Mads Dahl Gjefsen has been profiled by the Norwegian newspaper GD. In it, he describes his on-going research on carbon capture and storage and talks about the conversations taking place in Harvard’s STS Program.