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Opinion: How Not To Talk About Race And Genetics

67 natural and social scientists, including SJRC Director Jenny Reardon, produced an open letter asking for greater thoughtfulness and more collaboration around addressing the historically fraught nexus of “race” and genetics. Read the open letter on BuzzFeed News.

February 28th | Support Science & Justice on campus fundraising day

On February 28, 2018 UC Santa Cruz will host the third annual Giving Day campaign, a 24-hour online fundraising event. Incentives to give include matching funds: if you are interested in matching funds for specific projects, please email cmasseng@ucsc.edu. Challenges throughout the day will reward teams attracting the greatest number of donors during specific times.… Continue Reading February 28th | Support Science & Justice on campus fundraising day

Andy Murray in BioSocieties on “Meat cultures: Lab-grown meat and the politics of contamination”

SJRC graduate student researcher, Andy Murray (Sociology), published an article in BioSocieties on “Meat cultures: Lab-grown meat and the politics of contamination”. Read the article at: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41292-017-0082-z?wt_mc=Internal.Event.1.SEM.ArticleAuthorOnlineFirst More information about Andy’s work can be found at: https://collectiveferments.wordpress.com/ Information about Andy’s work with SJRC on “Bioengineering and Meat Cultures” can be found at: https://scijust.ucsc.edu/2014/01/16/human-non-human-collaboration-across-the-arts-sciences/  

SJRC Annual Report 2016-2017

Director’s Letter: Welcome to Science and Justice The 2016-17 academic year proved a pivotal year for the Science and Justice Research Center. New faculty along with new initiatives led to a year of vibrant research and initiatives of importance not just to our campus, but to national and international efforts to forge science and justice.… Continue Reading SJRC Annual Report 2016-2017

S&J Colleague Charis Thompson Receives Honorary Doctorate from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Science & Justice Research Center colleague Charis Thompson received an honorary doctorate from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) on Friday, November 17 for her important contributions to the social study of emerging technologies. Thompson is Chancellor’s Professor and Chair of Gender & Women’s Studies at UC Berkeley, Associate Director of Berkeley’s Center… Continue Reading S&J Colleague Charis Thompson Receives Honorary Doctorate from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology

S&J Colleague Donna Haraway Receives Award from Yale and Discusses “Making Oddkin”

Recently, on October 23 and 27 2017, Science & Justice Research Center colleague and UC Santa Cruz Professor Emerita (History of Consciousness) Donna Haraway gave two lectures, one at Yale University and one at Duke University. Both lectures were titled “Making Oddkin: Telling Stories for Earthly Survival” and explored the possibilities of the intersection of… Continue Reading S&J Colleague Donna Haraway Receives Award from Yale and Discusses “Making Oddkin”