CNS-ASU News

  • January 12, 2015

    The third annual CNS Winter School was held January 3 – 11 at the Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch. Students representing seven countries and four continents came together for a simultaneously challenging and relaxing week. The program, which is run by CNS’s Ira Bennett and former CNS post doc Rider Foley (now at the University of Virginia), included faculty from seven different institutions and aimed to provide a wide range of perspectives, expertise, methods, and theories related to the anticipatory governance of emerging technologies. 

  • October 20, 2014

    To figure out ways to anticipate multiple and varied futures with emerging technologies, ASU researchers are conducting research on photovoltaic cells, a rapidly emerging technology used in solar panels to convert sunlight into electrical energy.

  • September 18, 2014

    To help increase participation by underrepresented minorities in science and technology studies and science policy fields, the National Science Foundation has awarded ASU with $237,000 to create a program that targets mid-career undergraduate students who show an initial interest in these fields.

  • August 26, 2014

    The National Science Foundation has awarded $150,000 to David Guston and Jenny Dyck Brian of ASU, along with Richard Murray of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, to conduct a workshop to develop research agendas addressing the societal questions of synthetic biology.

  • March 7, 2014

    David Guston, director of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at ASU, is the founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of Responsible Innovation, which brings together the responsible innovation scholarly community.

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