RI blogs and recommended reading

2020 Science
Written by Andrew Maynard, 2020 Science is a personal blog about science and technology in the 21st century. It tackles some of the knottier questions raised by science and technology, such as “Where is technology innovation taking us?” “What is the role of science in society?” and “How can science and technology be developed responsibly?”
As We Now Think
The Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University provides reflections, commentary, and analysis.
Debating Innovation
The Observatory for Responsible Innovation is an independent international think tank that considers and debates new measures, concepts, and methods to foster responsibility in innovation.
Future Tense
Future Tense reports on emerging technologies, tech policy, and digital culture. Future Tense is a project from Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State University.
Focus is the blog on Responsible Innovation from the Bassetti Foundation. The Foundation aims to create an environment on the web where debates can take place between those interested in problematic discussions regarding the theme of Innovation and its impact throughout history.
The Guardian: Jack Stilgoe
Jack Stilgoe teaches science policy at University College London and is an affiliated research fellow at the Centre for Science and Policy, University of Cambridge. On Twitter he is @JackStilgoe.
The Guardian: James Wilsdon
James Wilsdon is professor of science and democracy at SPRU (Science and Technology Policy Research), University of Sussex. From 2008 to 2011 he was director of science policy at the Royal Society. On Twitter he is@jameswilsdon.
Innovation Excellence: Jonny Hankins
Innovation Excellence's mission is to help you achieve innovation excellence inside your own organization by making innovation resources, answers, and best practices accessible for the greater good.
Journal of Responsible Innovation
The Journal of Responsible Innovation offers an opportunity to articulate, strengthen and critique perspectives about the role of responsibility in the research and development process. The journal will also provide a forum for discussions of ethical, social and governance issues that arise in a society that places a great emphasis on innovation.
Making Science Public
Making Science Public is a University of Nottingham blog that promotes discussion of topics related to the research programme "Making Science Public: Challenges and Opportunities," which aims to study the opportunities that have emerged for science to be more openly practiced and debated, as well as the challenges posed by making science public. 
MATTER is a new "action tank" dedicated to having new technologies work for us all. They explore and promote the improved understanding of the concept of responsible innovation, which they define as innovation that values sensitive, open, sustainable, safe, and accountable.
René von Schomberg
René von Schomberg is an agricultural scientist and philosopher. He is an author/(co-editor) of 14 books. He holds Ph.D’s from the University of Twente, the Netherlands (Science and Technology Studies) and J.W.Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (Philosophy). He has been a European Union Fellow at George Mason University, USA, in 2007 and has been with the European Commission since 1998.
scipolicyeu (EU-centred) offers thoughts on #scipolicy with science communication, public policy, and science in society twists.
Soft Machines
Some personal views on nanotechnology, science and science policy from Richard Jones.
Technology Bloggers: Jonny Hankins
Jonny Hankins is a foreign correspondent with the Bassetti Foundation for Responsible Innovation.  He is also on the the editorial board of the Journal of Responsible Innovation published by Taylor & Francis and participates in VIRI and the Integrated Network for Social Sustainability. To learn more about Hankins, visit his personal website. 
From the Brookings Institution, TechTank looks at new developments in mobile technology, digital education, health IT and innovation policy, among other topics. 


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