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    Students learn to navigate the complex world of science diplomacy

    CSPO's new Science Diplomacy and Leadership module of the Science Outside the Lab (SOtL) series

    By Jennifer Banks

    A new Science Outside the Lab track in science diplomacy and leadership brought together a cohort of 14 students representing seven Latin American countries and the US to learn about the complex world of international science diplomacy.

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    World Wide Views 2015

    Arizona joins voices from around the world to share concerns on climate change

    As part of the largest ever citizen deliberation on climate and energy, Arizona State University, led one of 96 daylong debates across the globe that compiled views of approximately 10,000 “ordinary” people.

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    What does it mean to preserve nature in the Age of Humans?

    By Ben Minteer and Stephen Pyne

    CSPO affiliate Ben A Minteer and coauthor Stephen Pyne discuss their new book—a collection of essays entitled “After Preservation: Saving American Nature in the Age of Humans.”

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    Study on SOtL program winner in student poster competition

    How do you measure the opening of a mind? CSPO researcher presents findings

    By Jennifer Banks

    Congratulations to graduate student Michael Bernstein presented a study on CSPO’s Science Outside the Lab program at the AAAS 2015 Annual Meeting, winning the student poster competition in the social sciences category.

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    Can the partnership between science and democracy survive?

    CSPO’s Clark Miller co-authored the new book: Science and Democracy – Making Knowledge and Making Power in the Biosciences and Beyond.

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    Creative Nonfiction: knockin’ it out of the park

    Fifth in Rightful Place of Science book series issued by CSPO

    “The Rightful Place of Science: Creative Nonfiction” is the most recent volume in the Rightful Place of Science book series from CSPO. Edited by Lee Gutkind, David Guston and Michael L. Zirulnik, this collection of narrative essays presents expert knowledge about science, technology and innovation policy, without the use of buzzwords and jargon.

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Blog: As We Now Think


Report from the Inaugural Science Diplomacy & Leadership Program in Washington DC

ASU’s Thomas P. Seager, Associate Professor in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, delivered a workshop on storytelling, proposal writing and building empathy in science diplomacy.     2015 Report from Participants From June 21 to 30, 2015, the Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes (CSPO) at Arizona State University (ASU) hosted […]

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New Book: A History of Biophysics in Contemporary China

The publication of the first scholarly book is likened to giving birth to a first child. Springer recently delivered my firstborn–A History of Biophysics in Contemporary China–a truncated monograph from my doctoral dissertation. A History of Biophysics in Contemporary China is about the story of biophysics in twentieth-century China, which seeks to answer a general […]

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Choose at Your Own Risk

How technology is changing our choices and the values that help us make them.   You’re sitting at your desk, with the order in front of you that will enable the use of autonomous lethal robots in your upcoming battle. If you sign it, you will probably save many of your soldiers’ lives, and likely […]

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