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  • September 5, 2013

    Mark your calendars! CNS-ASU's Science Café series is back for another year. 

    Science Cafés are free, informal public events designed to give the public an opportunity to explore contemporary science issues with a practicing scientist or researcher. The events are one hour long, giving the speaker 20-30 minutes to present a topic, with the remaining time devoted to questions and discussion.

  • September 4, 2013

    Scholars and practitioners in the emerging interdisciplinary field known as “responsible innovation” now have a new place to publish their work. The Journal of Responsible Innovation (JRI) will offer an opportunity to articulate, strengthen and critique perspectives about the role of responsibility in the research and development process.
  • August 29, 2013

    Last year, CNS-ASU ran a successful pilot project that took citizens on a walk through their own city. This walking tour, called the Futurescape City Tours, was designed to get citizens to focus on particular elements of the urban landscape, and how they incorporate technology and can affect issues such as sustainability.

  • May 24, 2013

    "Intellectual fusion" is one of the key design imperatives at Arizona State University. At the Communities of Integration Workshop taking place this week in Tempe, AZ, a key theme has been cross-disciplinary work and the fusion of social and natural sciences. Bringing the two together, ASU President Dr. Michael Crow delivered a welcome address to the conference attendees via video.

  • May 23, 2013

    Workshop participants at a table

    Bringing social scientists into natural science and engineering contexts is one of the central themes of CNS-ASU's research thrust on Integration (RTTA 4). At the Communities of Integration workshop, taking place this week in Tempe, AZ, Dr. Erik Fisher and the RTTA 4 team are seeking to establish a new field called ‘Socio-Technical Integration’ (STI).

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