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New Art+Science in Residence Program

April 17th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

New Art+Science in Residence Program

The Center for Science, Technology, Medicine &Society (CSTMS) is initiating an artist-in-residence program that will focus on nurturing art/technology/science/engineering exchanges at UC Berkeley, in the Bay Area, and across the region. The Center for Science, Technology, Medicine & Society is a research unit at UC Berkeley dedicated promoting rigorous interdisciplinary research based on the conviction… Read more

A New Understanding of the World Through Grassroots Data Science Education at UC Berkeley

April 6th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

A New Understanding of the World Through Grassroots Data Science Education at UC Berkeley

Berkeley’s Data Science Education Program aims to make data science an integral feature of a liberal education and a core interdisciplinary capacity available to all Berkeley undergraduates. This is a bold experiment that will equip thousands of Berkeley students across campus with a fundamental education in data-driven thinking empowered by advanced statistical and computational techniques. “The team… Read more

PMH Research Fellow receives Fulbright Award

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PMH Research Fellow receives Fulbright Award

Stuart Kandell, Ph.D, Research Fellow in the Program for Medical Humanities, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award. He will travel to Japan and then to Germany to conduct research in the field of creative aging, interviewing older artists in each country. He recently returned from a research tour of Vietnam and Cambodia. In September,… Read more

Gano panelist at AAAS 2017 Annual Meeting

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Gano panelist at AAAS 2017 Annual Meeting

Last week Gretchen Gano, CSTMS Associate Director of Research, joined colleagues in the Expert and Citizen Assessment of Science and Technology (ECAST) Network on a panel called “Adding the Citizen Voice: Participatory Socio-Scientific Policymaking” in Boston at the annual AAAS meeting. This was a panel of technology assessment practitioners representing international and U.S. perspectives who presented… Read more

Burrell and Ames Win Paper Prize

February 1st, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

ASCOT, ENGLAND - AUGUST 09:  Young racegoers play in a Minecraft tournament during Ascot Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup and Concert at Ascot Racecourse on August 9, 2014 in Ascot, England.  (Photo by Miles Willis/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse)

Professor Jenna Burrell (School of Information) and CSTMS Postdoctoral Researcher, Morgan Ames, won “Best of CSCW 2017” for the Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing Conference with their paper “‘Connected Learning’ and the Equity Agenda: A Microsociology of Minecraft Play.”

Innovative Genomics Institute Launches & Requests Research Proposals

January 31st, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Innovative Genomics Institute Launches & Requests Research Proposals

UC Berkeley’s Innovative Genomics Institute has greatly expanded its research program to include exciting projects in biomedicine, agriculture, microbiology, and society. The IGI was created in 2014 as a partnership between the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, San Francisco. Combining the fundamental research expertise and the biomedical talent at UCB and… Read more

Director Mazzotti on Algorithims in LA Review of Books

January 26th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Director Mazzotti on Algorithims in LA Review of Books

“Algorithmic Life” by Massimo Mazzotti “ALGORITHM” IS A WORD whose time has come. Algorithms are changing the worlds we inhabit — and they’re changing us. They pop up in op-eds on weighty topics like the future of labor in an increasingly automated world. Writing about how new trading algorithms are taking over Wall Street, a… Read more

BFI: 2017 Fuller Challenge

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BFI: 2017 Fuller Challenge

The Buckmister Fuller Institue (BFI) has issued the Call for Proposals for the 2017 Fuller Challenge. BFI invites innovators who are addressing the many crises facing humanity and the fundamental systems that support life on Earth to enter to win the 2017 Fuller Challenge Prize. Entering the Challenge with a high quality application that meets… Read more

Summer Course – Genomics: Philosophy, Ethics and Policy

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Summer Course – Genomics: Philosophy, Ethics and Policy

The Univie Summer School Scientific World Conceptions (USS-SWC) will be held from July 3 to 14, 2017 in Vienna, Austria. The topic of the two-week course is “Genomics: Philosophy, Ethics and Policy” and the main lecturers are Robert Cook-Deegan, Paul E. Griffiths and Jenny Reardon. The application deadline is January 31, 2017. As an international… Read more

2017 4S Conference Proposal Submission Dates

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2017 4S Conference Proposal Submission Dates

The homepage for the 4S 2017 meeting is now live. The conference theme is STS (In)Sensibilities, and it will take place in Boston from August 3 to September 2. Key dates to be aware of include: Nov 15. Call for open panels proposals Jan 1. Submission closes for open panels Jan 15. Call for closed/invited sessions and individual… Read more

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