• Now Hiring: Postdoctoral Research Scholar, History of Science & Technology Policy

    CSPO is hiring! Learn more about our ’24-’25 postdoc position to join a project examining the history of science and technology policy in the United States.

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  • Fall 2023 News & Events

    CSPO

    Take a moment to catch up with CSPO, sign up for upcoming policy programs, and reconnect with our research and policy work. 2023 is proving to be a year of growth in personnel, projects, and programs at CSPO and we look forward to seeing you this fall! 

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  • Highlighting public voices in CDR decision making

    The If, the How and the Whether of Carbon Dioxide Removal Technologies

    CSPO; the Museum of Science, Boston; the University of Calgary; and other ECAST project partners join forces with diverse experts and everyday citizens to inform decision making on carbon dioxide removal technology.

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  • Spring CSPO Events

    Join us in Washington, DC or virtually!

    Join the Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes in March and April for events on the rethinking the Green Revolution, new techniques to guide urban transformations, and electric vehicle infrastructure.

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  • Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes welcomes new director Arthur Daemmrich

    Daemmrich brings experience from the Smithsonian Institution and Harvard Business School to ASU

    Katelyn Reinhart

    Daemmrich will lead the intellectual network in fostering new policies, advancing the consortium’s work in participatory technology assessment and engaging in important discussions about emerging science and technology.

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  • Science on the Offense

    Inclusive, scientific policy key for US to compete globally, says a CSPO-convened panel

    Krista Hinz

    On January 23, 2023, CSPO convened a panel on technology assessment, anticipatory governance, and the future of the U.S. innovation system.  The panel featured David Guston (Arizona State University), Dahlia Sokolov (US House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology) and Angela Bednarek (the Pew Charitable Trusts) in a moderated discussion with Arthur Daemmrich (Consortium for Science, Policy, & Outcomes).

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Is an intellectual network aimed at enhancing the contribution of science and technology to society’s pursuit of equality, justice, freedom, and overall quality of life. CSPO creates knowledge and methods, cultivates public discourse, and fosters policies to help decision makers and institutions grapple with the immense power and importance of science and technology as society charts a course for the future.

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Blog: As We Now Think

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Fake News and Disinformation

Fake news and disinformation in the digital sphere have been trending topics for years, but what do we really know about the public’s relationship to these issues? In partnership with the French organization, Missions Publiques, the Consortium for Science, Policy, & Outcomes (CSPO) recently hosted virtual public deliberations regarding the future of the internet. Participants […]

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Everything You Know About Shark Conservation is Wrong

After watching the cinematic masterpiece Deep Blue Sea, a movie about genetically engineered sharks that go on a rampage, I spent nights terrified of traversing my room’s navy blue carpet in the dark to make it to the bathroom. Many years later, I’m proud to say that I did safely make it to the bathroom […]

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Books We’re Reading this Fall

Summer reading is wonderful: the perfect time to find a comfy beach chair, sip a cold iced tea, and settle in with a well-plotted novel that makes the hours skip by in pleasurable escapism…. Who are we kidding? It’s impossible to get comfortable on a sandy beach towel; you’re sweaty and sunburned and half tipsy […]

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