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Beyond Sputnik: U.S. Science Policy in the 21st Century is a book that offers a comprehensive survey of national science policy looking at how policies for science are made, the government entities that make these policies, and the impact federal policies have on the conduct of science. In addition to the book, this website serves as a supplementary tool for students, teachers, researchers and. Using examples from a range of scientific controversies, The Honest Broker challenges us all - scientists, politicians and citizens - to think carefully about how best science can contribute to policy-making and a healthy democracy by identifying and explaining the distinctive choices facing scientists about how their work is to be by: Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) is a research centre based at University of Sussex in Falmer, near Brighton, focuses on long term transformative change, science policy and innovation across different sectors, societies and structures. It was one of the first interdisciplinary research centres in the field of science and technology policy and at the forefront of the development of Founder: Christopher Freeman. Making the move into science policy Virginia Gewin 1 Betty Williams MP in the lab at Bangor University as part of this year's politician–scientist pairing scheme sponsored by the Royal Society.
The book (or portions thereof) would be suitable for graduate or advanced undergraduate courses in philosophy of science, or science and policy. The argument begins with historical overviews of science advising in the US (Chapter 2) and the origins of the value-free ideal (Chapter 3). Science policy is concerned with the allocation of resources for the conduct of science towards the goal of best serving the public interest. Topics include the funding of science, the careers of scientists, and the translation of scientific discoveries into technological innovation to promote commercial product development, competitiveness, economic growth and economic development. If your institution has a degree program on science and technology policy, please email us at [email protected] Universities with notable science policy undergraduate or graduate degree programs: - Arizona State University (MS, PhD) -- Carnegie Mellon University (MS) -- Carnegie Mellon University (BS-level minor) -- Duke. The Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) is one of the world's leading centres of research on science, technology and innovation policy and management. Our work has a global impact on decision making for sustainable futures and we are internationally recognised as pioneers in our field. News and events. Our impact and influence. People and contacts.
Environmental Science & Policy Professors Robert Sanford and Travis Wagner have published the 3rd edition of Environmental Science - Active Learning Laboratories and Applied Problem Sets. "One of the few lab books available in the field, Environmental Science is designed to provide environmental scientists with active learning situations that demonstrate the impacts of interactions . In Understanding Environmental Policy, Steven Cohen introduces an innovative, multidimensional framework for developing effective environmental policy within the United States and around the demonstrates his approach through an analysis of four case studies representing current local, national, and international environmental challenges: New York City's garbage crisis; the . University Science Books publishes fine titles in chemistry, biology, astronomy, earth and environmental science, and physics. The Science of Science Policy: A Handbook brings together some of the best and brightest minds working in science policy to explore the foundations of an evidence-based platform for the field. The contributions in this book provide an overview of the current state of the science of science policy from three angles: theoretical, empirical, and.