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4S Open Panel Proposal Due November 1st

October 16th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

4S Open Panel Proposal Due November 1st

Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Conference will be held in Sydney this year. The event will take place from August 29 to September 1, 2018. The theme of the 2018 annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science – TRANSnational STS – encourages presentations, panels, and other events that deepen and… Read more

First Algorithms in Culture articles published in Big Data and Society

October 9th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

First Algorithms in Culture articles published in Big Data and Society

A foundational concept in computer science, algorithms – loosely defined as a set of rules to direct the behavior of machines or humans – have shaped infrastructures, practices, and daily lives around the world. This special theme, based on a December 2016 conference at University of California at Berkeley, considers algorithms as objects of cultural… Read more

Berkeley’s First Campuswide Tech Club for Women

September 28th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Berkeley’s First Campuswide Tech Club for Women

Andrea Lombard, who graduated UC Berkeley in May, launched FEMTech in 2015. After two years, the group now has a full series of programs including speaker events, web-development workshops, tutoring services and a robot building team. FEMTech now has more than 30 board members, hosts weekly speaker events and workshops, and is helping make critical… Read more

Student Technology Fund (STF) Project Proposal

September 21st, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

Student Technology Fund (STF) Project Proposal

The Student Technology Fund (STF) proposal submission process is now open for fast-track projects with a cap of $5000 per project. The deadline to submit project proposals is October 10, 2017. ELIGIBILITY Any student, faculty member, or staff member of the University of California, Berkeley is eligible to submit a proposal for consideration by the Student… Read more

New NSF Workshop Grant: Social Science Insights for 21st Century Data Science Education (SSI)

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

New NSF Workshop Grant: Social Science Insights for 21st Century Data Science Education (SSI)

CSTMS Faculty member, Cathryn Carson, with Co-PIs Saul Perlmutter (BIDS) and David Culler (EECS) have just received a workshop award under the NSF’s new Growing Convergent Research portfolio. A pair of workshops will be conducted to develop innovative ways of incorporating social science findings about the practice of data science and insights from educational research into data… Read more

CSTMS and BIDS win France Berkeley Funds to Collaborate with the Science Po MediaLab on Controversies Mapping

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

CSTMS and BIDS win France Berkeley Funds to Collaborate with the Science Po MediaLab on Controversies Mapping

A new award from the France Berkeley Fund to PIs Saul Perlmutter (BIDS) and Bruno Latour (FORCCAST) will support an innovative pedagogical exchange between between the Berkeley Institute of Data Science (BIDS), the Center for Science Technology, Medicine and Society (CSTMS) at University of California Berkeley and the FORCCAST Center (FORmation par la Cartographie des… Read more

Keller wins NSF Science of Science and Innovation Policy Research Grant

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

Keller wins NSF Science of Science and Innovation Policy Research Grant

CSTMS faculty affiliate, Ann Keller (Public Health), begins work this fall on a 2-year full research grant awarded under the National Science Foundation’s Science of Science and Innovation Policy Program for the project entitled “The Capacity Challenge: Governing in an Era of Rapid Scientific, Technological, and Economic Change.” The project contributes new thinking about how to support… Read more

New Art+Science in Residence Program

June 10th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

New Art+Science in Residence Program

The Center for Science, Technology, Medicine & Society (CSTMS), in partnership with the Arts Research Center (ARC),  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… 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

March 24th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

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

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