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http://aip.org/success/
AIP Physics Success Stories Open in a new browser window
   Highlights the important links between federal funding for basic and applied research and development and their economic benefits to society.
   http://aip.org/success/
http://www.aps.org/policy/statements/
American Physical Society Statements Open in a new browser window
   Discussion on ethics and values, education, human rights, and national policy, from a physics perspective.
   http://www.aps.org/policy/statements/
http://www.badscience.net/
Bad Science Open in a new browser window
   Ben Goldacre's column from The Guardian, presented as a blog. Articles generally focus on how the media misrepresents science.
   http://www.badscience.net/
http://www.scienceforabetterlife.bayer.com
Bayer - Science For A Better Life Open in a new browser window
   Promotional stories about the results of science improving the lives of people and animals through health care, nutrition and high-tech materials.
   http://www.scienceforabetterlife.bayer.com
http://biosafety.ihe.be
Belgian Biosafety Server Open in a new browser window
   Focusing on scientific and regulatory aspects of biosafety, with regard to human activities carried out using pathogenic or genetically-modified organisms.
   http://biosafety.ihe.be
http://ec.europa.eu/research/biosociety/index_en.htm
Biosociety Open in a new browser window
   Provides information on European Union socio-economic research in the life sciences. Features information on research areas, databases, and general aims, as well as discussion forum, networks, and related links.
   http://ec.europa.eu/research/biosociety/index_en.htm
http://www.cienciateca.com/stsindex.html
Cienciateca.com: Scientists Popularizing Science Open in a new browser window
   Collection of articles covering science, technology, and society. Includes stories on evolution, industrial chemicals, energy, and materials.
   http://www.cienciateca.com/stsindex.html
http://www.embl.org/aboutus/sciencesociety/index.html
EMBL Science and Society Open in a new browser window
   Science and Society activities and events at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany
   http://www.embl.org/aboutus/sciencesociety/index.html
http://www.fplc.edu/risk/vol4/spring/kantro.htm
Elitism vs. Checks and Balances in Communicating Scientific Information to the Public Open in a new browser window
   Paper by Arthur Kantrowitz proposing a method for communicating what science knows and doesn't know when facts are needed for public policy decision.
   http://www.fplc.edu/risk/vol4/spring/kantro.htm
http://units.aps.org/units/fps/
Forum on Physics and Society Open in a new browser window
   Division of the American Physical Society for discussion of science and society issues.
   http://units.aps.org/units/fps/
http://homepage.mac.com/soraj/web/soraj.html
Hongladarom, Soraj Open in a new browser window
   Assistant professor of Philosophy at Chulalongkorn University, specialising in problems arising from the interplay between modern science and Thai culture. Biography and academic papers.
   http://homepage.mac.com/soraj/web/soraj.html
http://sciencedems.house.gov/
House Science and Technology Committee Open in a new browser window
   The science committee in the 110th congress, chaired by Bart Gordon.
   http://sciencedems.house.gov/
http://www.sciencecafe.net
Houston Science Café Open in a new browser window
   Public debates on scientific topics that have important societal, political, and business ramifications.
   http://www.sciencecafe.net
http://www.hybridvigor.org/
Hybrid Vigor Institute Open in a new browser window
   Educational organization created to facilitate the exchange and cultivation of interest in interdisciplinary science research. Publications and details of forthcoming conferences.
   http://www.hybridvigor.org/
http://www.ieeessit.org/
IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology Open in a new browser window
   Addressing such issues as environmental, health and safety implications of technology, engineering ethics and professional responsibility.
   http://www.ieeessit.org/
http://alba.jrc.it/ibss/
InScightsLab - Interfaces between Science and Society Open in a new browser window
   Aims to enhance the communication, discussion and collaboration between researchers and other groups of practitioners (e.g. NGOs, policy makers, media, etc.) in Science and Society.
   http://alba.jrc.it/ibss/
http://www.ingenious.org.uk/
Ingenious Open in a new browser window
   This project by the British Science Museum and other museums brings together images and viewpoints to create insights into science and culture.
   http://www.ingenious.org.uk/
http://www.i-sis.org.uk/
Institute of Science in Society Open in a new browser window
   Membership organization in the UK, offering news articles, mailing lists, and membership information.
   http://www.i-sis.org.uk/
http://www.isss.org/
International Society for the Systems Sciences Open in a new browser window
   Professional society for those interested in understanding and interacting systemically with reality. Emphasizing system-level approaches to evolution of and applications of science in society.
   http://www.isss.org/
http://www.iscan.ie
Irish Science Centres Association Open in a new browser window
   ISCAN fosters and promotes the public understanding of science and technology in Ireland.
   http://www.iscan.ie
http://www.cite-sciences.com/english/ala_cite/expo/tempo/defis/homtrans/index.htm
Man Transformed Open in a new browser window
   French museum exhibit showing how technology can modify our conception of humanity.
   http://www.cite-sciences.com/english/ala_cite/expo/tempo/defis/homtrans/index.htm
http://www.aaas.org/spp/sfrl/committees/ncls/
National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists Open in a new browser window
   Addressing matters including scientific fraud, 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 associate
   http://www.aaas.org/spp/sfrl/committees/ncls/
http://digilander.libero.it/maxnegro/Nuova1.html
Negrotti, Massimo Open in a new browser window
   Director of the Lab for the Culture of the Artificial, University of Urbino, Italy. Page includes books, research interests, music and photos.
   http://digilander.libero.it/maxnegro/Nuova1.html
http://www.noisemakers.org.uk/
Noise Open in a new browser window
   UK-wide campaign funded by EPSRC to raise awareness of science and engineering among young people.
   http://www.noisemakers.org.uk/
http://www.aps.org/policy/reports/popa-reports/index.cfm
Panel on Public Affairs of the American Physical Society Open in a new browser window
   in-depth studies on topics ranging from energy and environment to national security issues.
   http://www.aps.org/policy/reports/popa-reports/index.cfm
http://units.aps.org/units/fps/newsletters/
Physics and Society Open in a new browser window
   Quarterly newsletter; articles on nuclear proliferation, nuclear power and energy policy.
   http://units.aps.org/units/fps/newsletters/
http://oversight.house.gov/investigations.asp?Issue=Politics+and+Science
Politics & Science Open in a new browser window
   Report by the majority staff of the Government Reform Committee assessing the treatment of science and scientists by the Bush Administration.
   http://oversight.house.gov/investigations.asp?Issue=Politics+and+Science
http://www.ristex.jp/english/english/gaiyou/gaiyou_e.html
Research Institute of Science and Technology for Society (Ristex), Japan Open in a new browser window
   Conducts interdisciplinary science studies as it applies to issues of importance to society. Page includes list of programs, forum and history of the facility.
   http://www.ristex.jp/english/english/gaiyou/gaiyou_e.html
http://www.riskworld.com/
RiskWorld Open in a new browser window
   Resources on risk assessment and risk management in medicine, environment, and society at large.
   http://www.riskworld.com/
http://sciencecommons.org/
Science Commons Open in a new browser window
   An exploratory project to apply the philosophies and activities of Creative Commons in the realm of science. Science Commons works in three project areas: Publishing, Licensing, and Data.
   http://sciencecommons.org/
http://www.scienceforpeople.com
Science For People Open in a new browser window
   Essays, reviews, and other opinion pieces presenting scientific and science policy topics without the jargon.
   http://www.scienceforpeople.com
http://www.aaas.org/spp/sfrl/
Scientific Freedom, Responsibility and Law Program Open in a new browser window
   A project to examine intellectual property issues associated with electronic publishing in science and ethical research methods.
   http://www.aaas.org/spp/sfrl/
http://www.senseaboutscience.org.uk/
Sense About Science Open in a new browser window
   A UK-based charitable trust to encourage an evidence-based approach to scientific and technological developments. Information and briefing documents about particular issues, along with details of how to get involved.
   http://www.senseaboutscience.org.uk/
http://law.vanderbilt.edu/seal/
Society for Evolutionary Analysis in Law Open in a new browser window
   Scholarly association fostering interdisciplinary exploration of issues at the intersection of law, biology, and evolutionary theory. Features conference details, notices, other organization information, and links.
   http://law.vanderbilt.edu/seal/
http://www.icomm.lu.se/summerschool
Summer School at Institute of Communication, Lund University. Open in a new browser window
   June 5-18, 2004 - Sciences and Humanities in a Changing world. The school is based on three two-week courses by distinguished scholars.
   http://www.icomm.lu.se/summerschool
http://www.worldbank.org/html/fpd/technet/
TechNet: The Technology Network of the World Bank Open in a new browser window
   Designed to encourage understanding of, and promote the use of science, technology and information in development.
   http://www.worldbank.org/html/fpd/technet/
http://www.csiic.ca/
The Canadian Science and Innovation Indicators Consortium (CSIIC) Open in a new browser window
   Researches bibliometrics and other quantitative measures of scientific work for use in public and private decision making.
   http://www.csiic.ca/
http://www.uh.edu/engines/
The Engines of Our Ingenuity Open in a new browser window
   Transcripts of a radio program exploring technology and culture.
   http://www.uh.edu/engines/
http://www.thenewatlantis.com
The New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology and Society Open in a new browser window
   A quarterly journal devoted to science and technology issues and their relation to social and political affairs
   http://www.thenewatlantis.com
http://www.robertsoncenter.org
The Robertson Center for Science and Public Policy Open in a new browser window
   A public charity founded by scientists committed to the advancement of policies and practices that aid in the elimination of poverty and improving public health.
   http://www.robertsoncenter.org
http://www.4sonline.org/
The Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Open in a new browser window
   A scholarly association devoted to studying science, technology and society.
   http://www.4sonline.org/
http://virtualsociety.sbs.ox.ac.uk/
Virtual Society? Open in a new browser window
   Program funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to study the change in social interactions with new electronic technologies.
   http://virtualsociety.sbs.ox.ac.uk/
http://vos.ucsb.edu/index-netscape.asp
Voice of the Shuttle (VOS) Open in a new browser window
   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.
   http://vos.ucsb.edu/index-netscape.asp
http://www.w3.org/TandS/
W3C Technology & Society Domain Open in a new browser window
   Concentrating on issues that arise from applications of Web technology, and devoting significant resources to international public policy issues.
   http://www.w3.org/TandS/
http://www.wacra-europe.org
World Association for Case Method Research and Case Method Application Europe Open in a new browser window
   Advancing the philosophy that complex economic and social problems, whether acute or chronic, cannot be solved by academic research bounded by the conventional constraints of strict rationality.
   http://www.wacra-europe.org
http://helix.nature.com/wcs/index.html
World Conference on Science Open in a new browser window
   Final reports from the international conference, addressing many aspects of the place of science in society, including ethics, science and technology in economic development, and environmental and economic issues.
   http://helix.nature.com/wcs/index.html

Last Updated: 2007-10-15 06:29:54