In collaboration with SJRC Director Jenny Reardon, 2013-2014 Visiting Scholars Rachel Tillman and Javier Aguirre from the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS), Bogata, Colombia organized a panel on ‘Building Bridges: Science and Justice in Institutional Contexts’ that was presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S).
In continuing their collaboration, they have been furthering their discussions on the future of STS in the relevance of justice to science and technology. Recently an article about the presentation appeared here. The translated version appears here, UIS Article on 4S Presentation.
The Division of Social Sciences will hold its annual half-day interdisciplinary Research Frontiers Day. This will bring faculty, students, and community members together to present and learn about how social sciences faculty research is engaging key issues of the 21st century. The day will showcase transformative research focused on solving everyday challenges, while fostering collaboration between researchers, students, and community members.
This year’s event will engage research centered on:
• Data: Is Bigger Really Better?
• Environment: Climate, Animals & Food
• Justice: Here, There, Them & Us
Andrew Mathews | 10:50 – 11:20am | Alumni Room, University Center
“Burning questions: Climate change and forest use in Italy and Mexico”
Join the conversation on social media. Follow @UCSCSocSci on Twitter and tag your tweets #rfd2014.
Friday, October 24, 2014 | 8:00am-2:00pm |Full Program
The Science & Justice Research Center is proud to announce the recent campus approval of the Science & Justice Certificate Program. This certificate provides recognition to current graduate students who have developed collaborative research methods for exploring the meeting of questions of science and knowledge with questions of ethics and justice. For more pedagogical information on the nationally and internationally recognized Science & Justice Training Program, please read Experiments in Collaboration: Interdisciplinary Graduate Education in Science and Justice originally published in PLOS Biology.
Graduate students interested in the Science & Justice Training Program, please visit: Science & Justice Training Program.
Please join us in congratulating the following graduate students on their achievements in completing the Science & Justice Certificate Program.
- Tracy Ballinger, Biomolecular Engineering/Informatics
- Celina Callahan-Kapoor, Anthropology
- Zachary Caple, Anthropology
- Ian Carbone, Physics
- Gene A. Felice II, Digital Arts and New Media
- Elaine Gan, Digital Arts and New Media
- Kelly Gola, Psychology
- Elizabeth Hare, Anthropology
- Colin Hoag, Anthropology
- Kathleen Uzilov, Earth and Planetary Sciences
- Martha Kenney, History of Consciousness
- Sophia Magnone, Literature
- Alexis Mourezna, Philosophy
- Andrew Murray, Sociology
- Jennifer Liss Ohayon, Environmental Studies
- Miriam Olivera, Environmental Studies
- Katy Overstreet, Anthropology
- Derek Padilla, Physics
- Felicia Peck, Politics
- Micha Rahder, Anthropology
- Costanza Rampini, Environmental Studies
- Kate Richerson, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
- Benjamin Roome, Philosophy
- Tiffany Wise-West, Environmental Studies