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The Center Welcomes 8 New DE Students

December 8th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

The Center Welcomes 8 New DE Students

The Center for Science, Technology, Medicine and Society has admitted a record number of graduate students to the Designated Emphasis in Science and Technology Studies this year! Congratulations to Spencer Adams, Nicholas Anderman, Valerie Black, Anne Jonas, Xander Lenc, Nain Martinez, Mauricio Najarro, and Adrian Wilson. We look forward to introducing these students to the CSTMS community at the Spring Reception on Thursday, February 1, 2018.

CTSP 2018 Fellows Application

November 3rd, 2017  |  by  |  published in Latest news | Leave A Comment »

CTSP 2018 Fellows Application

The Center for Technology, Society & Policy (CTSP) invites project proposals from small teams or individuals for our annual fellows application cycle. CTSP selects project proposals that fit within our areas of focus, and fund each team member as fellow for the 2018 calendar year. This year’s areas of focus include: Sensors & Society, Democracy… Read more

Affiliate News

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Affiliate News

The Center welcomes faculty members, student, visiting scholar and fellows to submit activities to be reported in affiliate news each month. Please email a brief description of what you have been doing to cstms-news@berkeley.edu. Recent News Since last winter, CSTMS visiting student researcher Daniel Kim has been a core team member on a news and science credibility… Read more

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

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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

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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

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