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  • The Center for Nanotechnology in Society at UCSB, a National Science Foundation (NSF) national center that advances understanding of the relationships between technological innovation and societal change, announces the award of four new faculty seed grants under the second-year program Seed Grants...
  • The Center for Nanotechnology in Society at UCSB, a National Science Foundation (NSF) national center that advances understanding of the relationships between technological innovation and societal change, announces the award of four new faculty seed grants under the second-year program Seed Grants...
  • Democratizing Technologies: Assessing the Roles of NGOs in Shaping Technological Futures, November 13-15, 2014 University of California, Santa Barbara How can NGOs produce more equitable and sustainable outcomes of new technologies? What are the implications of NGO participation in governance for...
  • We are pleased to announce the addition of our newest CNS staff members. Cathy Boggs has been named CNS-UCSB's Director of Education Programs and Communication (DEPC). Dr. Boggs was a member of the original CNS-UCSB grant proposal team funded by the National Science Foundation in 2005. She has...
  • INSET Summer Internships at CNS-UCSB Program Dates: June 18- August 10, 2012 The Internships in Nanosystems Science, Engineering and Technology (INSET) Program at the California Nanosystems Institute and CNS-UCSB offers 8-week summer social science research internships for community college social...
  •   Cassandra Engeman and other members of IRG3 here at CNS-UCSB recently published an article in the Journal ofNanoparticle Research examining the nanomaterials industry and it's safety practices (or lack there of) and what effect this will have...
  • Can Emerging Technologies Make a Difference in Development? Appelbaum, Parker
    "Can Emerging Technologies Make a Difference in Development?" is a new book edited by IRG2 researchers Rachel Parker and Rich Appelbaum which examines the impact of nanotechnology and other emerging technologies on economic development. It contains seventeen essays exploring the...
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    Lauren Copeland has won a 2012 Excellence in Teaching Award from the UCSB Graduate Students Association, in the category of Social Sciences and Education. The Graduate Students Association's Excellence in Teaching Award honors distinguished students who excel in their roles as...
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    Guillermo Foladori and Noela Invernizzi, IRG2 researchers, have published a brochure on the Social and environmental implications of nanotechnology development in latin America and the Caribbean. The brochure's purpose is to portray the principal social, environmental and health...
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    September, 2012--IRG 3 Researcher Nick Pidgeon has been recognized for his contributions to science communication by the British Science Association, which has named him one of its Honorary Fellows for 2012. The Association awards Honorary Fellowships to individuals who have...
  • IRG3 student researcher Christian Beaudrie has received 2012 Student Merit Award from the Emerging Nanomaterials Specialty Group (ENMSG) of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA). As the recipient of this award, Christian will present his research on "Expert Judgment-Based Risk...
  • CNS Seed Grant FULL Program Announcement 2012.pdf The Center for Nanotechnology in Society (CNS) at UCSB, a National Science Foundation national center dedicated to understanding the relationships between technological innovation and social change, announces a new intramural seed grant program...
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    With the collaborators from around the world visiting Santa Barbara earlier this month for research group meetings, CNS UCSB took the opportunity to celebrate its accomplishments before its closure at the end of August. Researchers, staff, current and former students, and UCSB administrators—...