Winter 2020 Issues in Science and Technology
Authors in the latest issue reimagine science institutions, discover the hidden influence of academic publishers, warn against the claims of precision medicine, and much more.
A reassessment of the landmark policy report Science, the Endless Frontier finds that the time has come for a fresh look at how the United States invests in scientific research.
Announcing the Public Interest Technology Community Innovation Fellowship!
An immersive learning program for engaging communities in science and technology policy, education and research
This pilot fellowship will train the next generation of science-engagement professionals to collaborate with local civic, government, and university partners to engage the public on science and technology issues that matter to their local communities. Apply by January 29, 2020!
Fall 2019 Update
Geoengineering, driverless cars, and much more!
We haven’t circulated an update in a very long time, but it’s only because we’ve been extremely busy, so we wanted to update you on a few of the things we’ve been up to.
Injecting Public Input Before Aerosols
After launching an innovative program of citizen engagement on controversial geoengineering research, CSPO shares the results with climate engineering experts.
Attendees describe CSPO’s public engagement work on SRM research as vital to the future of climate science policy.
Fall 2019 Issues in Science and Technology
The latest issue covers sex and sports, kids and social media, chemicals and cancer, and much more.
As the power and potential of science and technology continue to grow, the insights that motivated the creation of Issues in Science and Technology become ever more pertinent. Society needs vibrant, well-informed debate about matters of science and technology policy. This 35th anniversary issue advances the debate, with insightful, independent essays on broadband access, sex and sport, the social sciences, decarbonization, and much more.
Training the Next Generation of Public Interest Technology Professionals
CSPO professor receives grant from Public Interest Technology University Network to support community innovation fellowship.
“This program will put the public at the center of public interest technology through direct participation in informed and inclusive dialogue on the social, ethical, and legal implications of emerging technologies impacting their communities.”
A Bright Start to Our Driverless Futures
Bringing citizen perspectives into decisions and policies about driverless mobility.
To provide a platform for citizens to engage with decision makers about driverless vehicles, CSPO and its partners have launched an unprecedented program of global citizen consultation.
Spring 2019 Issues in Science and Technology
Human gene editing, plus UFO sightings, smart manufacturing, autonomous vehicles, and much more.
For the Spring 2019 edition of Issues, leading thinkers in the field of genomics comment on where we are in the process of understanding and managing the use of the precision gene-editing tool CRISPR on humans.
Workshop Launches Unprecedented Citizen Consultation on Autonomous Mobility
CSPO and its partners announce an ambitious new project to engage citizens on a future of driverless vehicles.
To provide a platform for citizens to engage with decision makers on vital questions around autonomous mobility, the Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes and the Paris-based Missions Publiques have launched an unprecedented program of citizen consultation. This global project on the development and adoption of autonomous mobility will provide informed, deliberative, diverse, and useful public perspectives to a variety of key stakeholders.