Science and Technology Events

Iraqi Women Leaders in Engineering and Applied Sciences

April 19, 2011 // 10:00am11:30am
Middle East Program
May Kassir, Lecturer, University of Technology, Baghdad; Visiting Scholar, University of California-San Diego; Mais Mohammed, Assistant Lecturer, Engineering College, University of Baghdad; Visiting Scholar, Caltech; Rawia Salih, Assistant Lecturer, College of Science, University of Baghdad; Visiting Scholar, Smith College
Webcast

New Media and Political Change in Egypt: Causes, Implications and Communication Strategies

March 30, 2011 // 12:00pm1:00pm
Middle East Program
Sahar Mohamed Khamis, Assistant Professor of Communication and Affiliate Professor of Women's Studies, University of Maryland
Webcast

President's Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

March 25, 2011 // 9:00am11:00am
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Christine Grady, President's Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues; Anita Allen, President's Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues; Dr. Lino Paula, Policy Officer, European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, Unit B6 Ethics and Gender; David Rejeski, Director, Science and Technology Innovation Program, Woodrow Wilson Center
Webcast

Socio-Technical Integration Research Project Workshop 4

February 17, 2011 // 8:00am12:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Daan Schuurbiers; Wim Vermaas; Antonio Calleja-Lopez; Shreya Bhattacharyya; Rene von Schomberg; Robin Phelps; Robert Bowman; Paul Ellwood; Terry Wilkins; Mike Gorman
Webcast

Socio-Technical Integration Research Project Workshop 4

February 16, 2011 // 8:00am12:00pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Daan Schuurbiers; Wim Vermaas; Antonio Calleja-Lopez; Shreya Bhattacharyya; Rene von Schomberg; Robin Phelps; Robert Bowman; Paul Ellwood; Terry Wilkins; Mike Gorman
Webcast

Nanotechnology Research Directions for Societal Needs in 2020

December 01, 2010 // 11:30am12:30pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Mihail C. Roco, Founding Chair, Subcommittee on Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology (NSET), National Science and Technology Council, and Senior Adviser for Nanotechnology, National Science Foundation; David Rejeski, Director, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, Woodrow Wilson Center

Voluntary Initiatives, Regulation, and Nanotechnology Oversight: Charting a Path

November 04, 2010 // 12:30pm1:30pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Daniel Fiorino, Director, Center for Environmental Policy, American University; J. Clarence (Terry) Davies, Senior Adviser, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies, and Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future; David Rejeski, Director, Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies
Webcast

New Applications for Existing Technologies to Improve Maternal Health

October 27, 2010 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Maternal Health Initiative
Josh Nesbit, Alain Labrique, and David Aylward discuss the role of Information and Communication Technologies in the prevention of maternal mortality.
Webcast

Tinkering With the Temperature of Planet Earth

October 19, 2010 // 4:30pm7:30pm
Science and Technology Innovation Program
Claire Parkinson, NASA; Ana Ivelisse Aviles, US Government Accountability Office; Sam Thernstrom, Clean Air Task Force; Mike MacCracken, Climate Institute; Dan Sarewitz, Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes
Webcast

Book Launch: Fixing the Sky: The Checkered History of Weather and Climate Control

October 06, 2010 // 10:30am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
As geoengineering becomes a more politically and technologically appealing approach to addressing climate change, it is critical to heed the lessons of history and understand the limits of our control over nature, says James Fleming of Colby College at the launch of his new book.

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