Guns, Obesity, and Opioids: A Population Health Science Approach to Contemporary Concerns

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Guns, Obesity, and Opioids: A Population Health Science Approach to Contemporary Concerns

The First UCSF Colloquium on Population Health & Health Equity. Dr. Galea’s scholarship is at the intersection of social and psychiatric epidemiology with a focus on the behavioral health consequences of trauma, including firearms. He has published more than 700 scientific journal articles, 50 chapters, and 13 books and is widely cited in the lay… Read more

STS Summer Retreat 2018

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STS Summer Retreat 2018

It’s that time of year again! Time to start preparing for the 2018 Annual STS Summer Retreat! We will be celebrating our 12th Anniversary, walking and talking again at the Nature Bridge venue in the beautiful Marin Headlands from June 8th to 10th, 2018.  We will continue with our successful events from the past including:… Read more

Techno-Optimism Beyond Silicon Valley

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Techno-Optimism Beyond Silicon Valley

This conference explores techno-optimism – the hope that science and technology will make the world a better place – and how it becomes situated in particular regions of the world. We are guided by the following questions: How is techno-optimism produced, and what are its consequences? How does techno-optimism become ‘placed,’ how does it travel, and… Read more

2018 11th Annual BCLT Privacy Lecture

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2018 11th Annual BCLT Privacy Lecture

Professor Shoshana Zuboff’s new work includes The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power which will be published by Public Affairs in the U.S. and Campus in Germany in 2018. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism integrates Zuboff’s  lifelong themes: the historical emergence of psychological individuality, the conditions for human development, the… Read more

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