Lecture RRI and genome editing for congenital deafness – Stevienna de Saille at KULeuven
May17

Lecture RRI and genome editing for congenital deafness – Stevienna de Saille at KULeuven

On June 22 Stevienna de Saille (Research Fellow in the Institute for the Study of the Human at the University of Sheffield, UK) will give a lecture on ‘Applying ‘Responsible Research and Innovation’ to genome editing for congenital deafness: questions and conundrums’.   ABSTRACT Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is a policy framework advocating attention to the development of new technologies, particularly to the potentially...

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CfP 2018 Ricomet Conference Antwerp
Mar20

CfP 2018 Ricomet Conference Antwerp

The fourth RICOMET conference on Social Science and Humanities (SSH) in Ionising Radiation Research takes place in Antwerp, Belgium 13th to 15th of June 2018. This edition is scientifically oriented towards supporting SSH researchers to  identify good research  practices, address challenges in multidisciplinary research, review and suggest methods and build towards a common understanding of SSH research related to ionizing radiation....

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Het enorme potentieel van burgerwetenschap – De Standaard 05/03/2018
Mar05

Het enorme potentieel van burgerwetenschap – De Standaard 05/03/2018

Het enorme potentieel van burgerwetenschap Burgerwetenschap verdient een vaste plaats in het Vlaamse wetenschaps- en innovatiebeleid, schrijven drie academici. Citizen science kan maatschappelijke invloed uitoefenen omdat het vaak buiten de gangbare paden treedt. Michiel van Oudheusden, Gert Verschraegen, Ine Van Hoyweghen Wie? Onderzoekers verbonden aan het Studiecentrum Kernenergie, de KU Leuven en Universiteit Antwerpen....

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PhD position SCK-CEN: Policies and publics in radiation protection: opening up participatory practices
Feb28

PhD position SCK-CEN: Policies and publics in radiation protection: opening up participatory practices

The Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK-CEN and Université de Liège welcome applications for a four-year funded PhD position in science and technology studies on the following topic: Policies and publics in radiation protection – opening up participatory practices. Application deadline: March 27, 2018. More details can be found here:...

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2018 Annual S.NET Meeting  – CALL for PAPERS
Dec22

2018 Annual S.NET Meeting – CALL for PAPERS

The 10th annual S.NET meeting will take place June 25-27, 2018 at the Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Maastricht University, The Netherlands. The theme is Anticipatory Technologies: Data and Disorientation. Invitation S.NET invites contributions to the tenth annual meeting of The Society for the Study of New and Emerging Technologies (S.NET), to be held at Maastricht University, the Netherlands, on June 25-27 2018. The three-day...

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