"Science in Society" focuses on the interaction of science and technology with the broader society. Potential topics include (but are not limited to) policy about science and technology, ethics in science and technology, representation of various societal groups in the scientific endeavor, applications of science in law, speculations about future science and technology, and the misuse (or proper use) of science in commerce and public discourse. Science in Society Science.
Science In Society: An Introduction to Social Studies of Science ( ISBN 0415321999 ) is a 2004 book by Massimiano Bucchi. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Science In Society: An Introduction to Social Studies of Science is a 2004 book by Massimiano Bucchi. The book explains how science works, what sociologists find to be of interest, and how scientific knowledge is produced. There are chapters on the relevance of science to contemporary life, Kuhn's work and its modern relevance, as well as the role of scientific communication.
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- Provides Just Garcia Hill www
Provides a virtual community for minorities in science, Garcia Hill, aiming to increase the number entering science careers and celebrating contributions to science made by minority scientists. Just Garcia Hill.
- An Science Commons www
An exploratory project to apply the philosophies and activities of Creative Commons in the realm of science. Commons. Science Commons works in three project areas: Publishing, Licensing, and Data. Science Commons.
- Program Virtual Society? www
Program funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to study the change in social interactions with new electronic technologies. Society?. Virtual Society?.
- Addressing IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology www
Addressing such issues as environmental, Society on Social Implications of Technology, health and safety implications of technology, engineering ethics and professional responsibility. IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology.
- Newsletter What's New by Bob Park www
Newsletter covering science related to politics and policy, New by Bob Park, compiled by physics professor Bob Park. Includes a searchable archive going back to 1987. What's New by Bob Park.
- Information House Committee on Science and Technology www
Information about the work of this committee of the US House of Representatives. House Committee on Science and Technology.
- A The Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) www
A scholarly association devoted to studying science, Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), technology and society. The Society for Social Studies of Science (4S).
- This Ingenious www
This project by the British Science Museum and other museums brings together images and viewpoints to create insights into science and culture. Ingenious.
- ISCAN Irish Science Centres Association www
ISCAN fosters and promotes the public understanding of science and technology in Ireland. Irish Science Centres Association.
- in-depth Panel on Public Affairs of the American Physical Society www
in-depth studies on topics ranging from energy and environment to national security issues. Panel on Public Affairs of the American Physical Society.
- Promotional Bayer - Science For A Better Life www
Promotional stories about the results of science improving the lives of people and animals through health care, Science For A Better Life, nutrition and high-tech materials. Bayer - Science For A Better Life.
- Addressing National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists www
Addressing matters including scientific fraud, Conference of Lawyers and Scientists, reliability scientific and technical information available to the federal courts, legal, ethical, and technological aspects of computer networks and genetic testing, and intellectual property issues associated with electronic publishing. National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists.
- Highlights AIP Physics Success Stories www
Highlights the important links between federal funding for basic and applied research and development and their economic benefits to society. AIP Physics Success Stories.
- Director Negrotti, Massimo www
Director of the Lab for the Culture of the Artificial, Massimo, University of Urbino, Italy. Page includes books, research interests, music and photos. Negrotti, Massimo.
- Scholarly Society for Evolutionary Analysis in Law www
Scholarly association fostering interdisciplinary exploration of issues at the intersection of law, for Evolutionary Analysis in Law, biology, and evolutionary theory. Features conference details, notices, other organization information, and links. Society for Evolutionary Analysis in Law.
- Essays, Science For People www
Essays, For People, reviews, and other opinion pieces presenting scientific and science policy topics without the jargon. Science For People.
- Transcripts The Engines of Our Ingenuity www
Transcripts of a radio program exploring technology and culture. The Engines of Our Ingenuity.
- Resources RiskWorld www
Resources on risk assessment and risk management in medicine, RiskWorld, environment, and society at large. RiskWorld.
- Division Forum on Physics and Society www
Division of the American Physical Society for discussion of science and society issues. Forum on Physics and Society.
- The House Science and Technology Committee www
The science committee in the 110th congress, Science and Technology Committee, chaired by Bart Gordon. House Science and Technology Committee.
- An Voice of the Shuttle (VOS) www
An annotated guide to online resources that respects the established humanities disciplines in their professional organization and points toward the transformation of those disciplines as they interact with the sciences and social sciences. the Shuttle (VOS). Voice of the Shuttle (VOS).
- Provides Biosociety www
Provides information on European Union socio-economic research in the life sciences. Biosociety. Features information on research areas, databases, and general aims, as well as discussion forum, networks, and related links. Biosociety.
- Collection Cienciateca.com: Scientists Popularizing Science www
Collection of articles covering science, Scientists Popularizing Science, technology, and society. Includes stories on evolution, industrial chemicals, energy, and materials. Cienciateca.com: Scientists Popularizing Science.
- Final World Conference on Science www
Final reports from the international conference, Conference on Science, addressing many aspects of the place of science in society, including ethics, science and technology in economic development, and environmental and economic issues. World Conference on Science.
- Discussion American Physical Society Statements www
Discussion on ethics and values, Physical Society Statements, education, human rights, and national policy, from a physics perspective. American Physical Society Statements.
- Focusing Belgian Biosafety Server www
Focusing on scientific and regulatory aspects of biosafety, Biosafety Server, with regard to human activities carried out using pathogenic or genetically-modified organisms. Belgian Biosafety Server.
- Quarterly Physics and Society www
Quarterly newsletter; articles on nuclear proliferation, and Society, nuclear power and energy policy. Physics and Society.
- Concentrating W3C Technology & Society Domain www
Concentrating on issues that arise from applications of Web technology, Technology & Society Domain, and devoting significant resources to international public policy issues. W3C Technology & Society Domain.
- A The New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology and Society www
A quarterly journal devoted to science and technology issues and their relation to social and political affairs The New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology and Society.
- Membership Institute of Science in Society www
Membership organization in the UK, Science in Society, offering news articles, mailing lists, and membership information. Institute of Science in Society.
- A Scientific Freedom, Responsibility and Law Program www
A project to examine intellectual property issues associated with electronic publishing in science and ethical research methods. Scientific Freedom, Responsibility and Law Program.
- The Science in Society www
The blog of Science and Society, Society, Princeton University’s undergraduate journal of science, ethics and policy. Aims to inform citizens about the promises and challenges of science in the 21st century. Science in Society.
- A Sense About Science www
A UK-based charitable trust to encourage an evidence-based approach to scientific and technological developments. About Science. Information and briefing documents about particular issues, along with details of how to get involved. Sense About Science.
- This EMBL: Science and Society www
This initiative at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory aims to promote a better understanding of the growing social and cultural relevance of the life sciences. EMBL: Science and Society.
- Professional International Society for the Systems Sciences www
Professional society for those interested in understanding and interacting systemically with reality. Society for the Systems Sciences. Emphasizing system-level approaches to evolution of and applications of science in society. International Society for the Systems Sciences.
- Educational Hybrid Vigor Institute www
Educational organization created to facilitate the exchange and cultivation of interest in interdisciplinary science research. Vigor Institute. Publications and details of forthcoming conferences. Hybrid Vigor Institute.
- UK-wide Noise www
UK-wide campaign funded by EPSRC to raise awareness of science and engineering among young people. Noise.
- Information North Carolina State University www
Information about the program on Science, Carolina State University, Technology and Society with information, resources and links. North Carolina State University.
- Center George Washington University www
Center for International Science and Technology Policy. George Washington University.
- From Kevin Kelly -- The Technium www
From the founding editor of Wired, Kelly -- The Technium, a series of posts, with public comments, on the future of science, technology, and society. Kevin Kelly -- The Technium.
- Focused Nic's Corner: From the Stars to the Mind www
Focused on science, Corner: From the Stars to the Mind, arts and letters. Nic's Corner: From the Stars to the Mind.
- Provides Economics in the news www
Provides links to hundreds of articles appearing in the popular press and relating economics to everyday life. Economics in the news.
- A IDEAS www
A central index of economics working papers. IDEAS.
- Provides The Online Ethics Center for Engineering & Science www
Provides engineers, Online Ethics Center for Engineering & Science, scientists, and science and engineering students with resources for understanding and addressing ethical problems. The Online Ethics Center for Engineering & Science.
- Starting Science, Technology and Society www
Starting points for students and teachers. Technology and Society. Includes discussion topics and other curriculum links. Science, Technology and Society.
- List Wagne, E.J. www
List of programs on criminal history, E.J., folklore of crime, forensic science, with details of next public address by crime-historian and storyteller at the Museum of Long Island Natural Sciences at Stony Brook, New York. Wagne, E.J..
- Extensive Zeno's Forensic Page www
Extensive listing of links to forensic science, Forensic Page, including medicine and psychology. Active message board and index of links to other sites, available in other languages from Den Haag, Netherlands. Zeno's Forensic Page.
- Sa Association Jeunes-Science Nord www
Sa vocation est de rapprocher les jeunes du monde des sciences et des techniques. Association Jeunes-Science Nord.
- Sa Commission de l'éthique de la science et de la technologie (CEST) du Québec www
Sa mission consiste à informer, l'éthique de la science et de la technologie (CEST) du Québec, sensibiliser, recevoir des opinions, susciter la réflexion et organiser des débats sur les enjeux éthiques du développement de la science et de la technologie, et à proposer des orientations susceptibles de guider les acteurs concernés dans leur prise de décision. Canada. Commission de l'éthique de la science et de la technologie (CEST) du Québec.
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