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COVID-19 Pandemicene Zine

The SJRC has a robust network of local and international public health experts, scholars, and practitioners leading the way with collecting resources for teaching about COVID-19, writing open response letters, and calls to action, and organizing and participating in online events. Interviews and writings conducted by SJRC interns and students of Director Jenny Reardon’s undergraduate independent study seminar SOCY 194:… Continue Reading COVID-19 Pandemicene Zine

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Spring 2020 Undergraduate Student Researcher Opportunity

The Science & Justice Research Center is pleased to announce we are now accepting applications for a: Undergraduate Research Fellowship The award presents a paid research opportunity to first-generation, low income, under-represented groups, undocumented, and/or former foster youth. The award is intended as a stipend to support general living expenses, fieldwork or travel (as allowed… Continue Reading Spring 2020 Undergraduate Student Researcher Opportunity

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SJRC Response to COVID-19

COVID-19: The Pandemicene Due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, UC Santa Cruz, like many other higher education institutions, announced the suspension of in-person instruction, lectures and discussion sections through the full spring quarter, including all labs, studios, field research, and field study courses. Now, with many communities ordered to stay-in-place, with only essential business allowed… Continue Reading SJRC Response to COVID-19

Announcing 2020-2021 SJTP Fellows

Started in 2010 with a grant from the National Science Foundation, the Science & Justice Training Program (SJTP) celebrates its 10th anniversary and welcomes a new cohort! Now more than ever the SJTP provides critical skills for addressing problems of our times, whether ecological destruction, growing inequalities, or a global pandemic. These are problems that… Continue Reading Announcing 2020-2021 SJTP Fellows

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COVID-19: Open Letters

The SJRC has a robust network of local and international public health experts, scholars, and practitioners leading the way with collecting resources for teaching about COVID-19, writing open response letters, developing news items, and calls for action, and organizing and participating in online events. Help Spread the Word of These Open Letters Achieving A Fair and Effective… Continue Reading COVID-19: Open Letters

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COVID-19: Calls-For-Action

The SJRC has a robust network of local and international public health experts, scholars, and practitioners leading the way with collecting resources for teaching about COVID-19, writing open response letters, developing news items, and calls for action, and organizing and participating in online events. Help Spread the Word of These Calls for Action In a New… Continue Reading COVID-19: Calls-For-Action

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COVID-19: Resources for Teaching

The SJRC has a robust network of local and international public health experts, scholars, and practitioners leading the way with collecting resources for teaching about COVID-19, writing open response letters, developing news items, and calls for action and organizing and participating in online events. Looking to teach about Covid-19 (coronavirus)? Follow the conversation on Twitter via #teachthevirus, #CoronaVirusSyllabus, and #CoronaSyllabus Open… Continue Reading COVID-19: Resources for Teaching

[postponed] Giving Day fundraiser for Science & Justice Training Program

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 [postponed due to COVID-19] All-Day Join the Science & Justice Research Center at UC Santa Cruz on Wednesday April 22nd, for Giving Day, a 24-hour online fundraising drive! Help us celebrate the 10 year anniversary of our Science & Justice Training Program (SJTP) by supporting our graduate student researchers through the Science… Continue Reading [postponed] Giving Day fundraiser for Science & Justice Training Program

The Hastings Center announces Jenny Reardon as a new fellow

Jenny Reardon, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Science & Justice Research Center, was elected for informing scholarship and public understanding of complex ethical issues in health, health care, science, and technology. More information can be found in this campus news article: https://news.ucsc.edu/2020/01/reardon-hastings.html More on the fellows can be found at: https://www.thehastingscenter.org/news/new-hastings-center-fellows-elected-3/