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    • Taking the Measure of Science: A Review of Citation Theories 

      Cozzens, Susan E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Society for the Sociology of Knowledge, 1981)
    • A Vision of Sustainability Education in Atlanta 

      Gravitt, Alan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-03-03)
      Alan Gravitt presented a talk about high school students building a new Center for Sustainable Technology at Tech High. Mr. Gravitt is a Georgia Tech graduate. Tech High School is a public charter high school in Atlanta, ...
    • Social Impact Assessment for Research Programs in the United States 

      Cozzens, Susan E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-03-10)
    • Climate Change and Global Energy Security: Debate and Book Signing 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Sovacool, Benjamin K.; Curry, Judith; McGrath, Robert T.; Norton, Bryan; Orlando, Thomas; Deitchman, Benjamin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11-11)
      Four faculty at Georgia Tech participated in a debate focusing on the theses of the newly published textbook (Climate Change and Global Energy Security) coauthored by Marilyn Brown (Georgia Tech) and Benjamin Sovacool ...
    • Peer Review of Team Science Research 

      Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-10)
      This paper explores how peer review mechanisms and processes currently affect team science and how they could be designed to offer better support for team science. This immediately raises the question of how to define ...
    • Problem-based Learning at Georgia Tech 

      Doshi, Ameet; Risman, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-01)
      This podcast introduces listeners to the concept of Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and how this pedagogical technique has been applied at Georgia Tech. The primary focus is the use of PBL in an undergraduate neuroethics ...
    • Knowledge Kills Action: Why Principles Should Play a Limited Role in Policy-making 

      Holbrook, J. Britt; Briggle, Adam (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-03-06)
      This essay argues that principles should play a limited role in policy-making. It first illustrates the dilemma of timely action in the face of uncertain unintended consequences. It then introduces the precautionary and ...
    • Values in Science; Values in Engineering 

      Biddle, Justin; Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
      Values of many kinds play important roles in science. Ethical values constrain the types of experiments that scientists perform and the conditions under which they perform them. Moral and political values influence ...
    • Global Research Council 

      Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
      At least since the formation of the Royal Society in 1660, science has envisioned itself as a global enterprise. Science is often touted as neutral territory concerned with the pursuit of truth independent of political ...
    • United States National Science Foundation, Broader Impacts Merit Review Criterion 

      Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
      In the early twenty-first century, science finds itself caught in a dilemma that is arguably of its own making: its very success in terms of understanding and controlling nature means that it has given birth to powers ...
    • Modernization, Chinese Perspectives 

      Wenlong, Lu; Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
      For some observers, China illustrates that Western modernism—in the philosophic sense—is no longer the only viable route to modernization. As one commentator notes, modern is translated in Chinese by xiandai ...
    • Games 

      Briggle, Adam; Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
      The long history of humans playing games to amuse or challenge themselves has been fundamentally transformed by science and technology. Science has studied in detail how games work, and technology has created whole ...
    • Transformative Research 

      Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015)
      Since the first years of the twenty-first century, an increasing number of governmental science funding agencies around the world have expressed interest in promoting transformative research (TR). Public funding agencies ...
    • Designing Tools for Serendipity 

      Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-02)
    • We Scholars: How Libraries Could Help Us with Scholarly Publishing, if Only We'd Let Them 

      Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-02)
      A look at some of the issues important to discussions of the library's role as a scholarly publisher.
    • Research Ethics Education in the STEM Disciplines: The Promises and Challenges of a Gaming Approach 

      Briggle, Adam; Holbrook, J. Britt; Oppong, Joseph; Hoffmann, Joseph; Larsen, Elizabeth K.; Pluscht, Patrick (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-02)
      While education in ethics and the responsible conduct of research (RCR) is widely acknowledged as an essential component of graduate education, particularly in the STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering, and ...
    • The Impact of Philosophy and the Philosophy of Impact: A guide to charting more diffuse influences across time 

      Briggle, Adam; Froderman, Robert; Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-05-26)
      Reflecting on the complexity of influence an individual research project can have, Adam Briggle, Robert Frodeman and Britt Holbrook try to get a handle on their own research activities and some of their impacts over the ...
    • Pervasive Causes of Disease 

      Kostoff, Ronald N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-08)
      The overall theme of this book is preventing and reversing chronic diseases using the holistic medical principle: removal of cause is a necessary, but not sufficient, condition for restorative treatment to be effective. ...
    • Choosing Our Energy Future: Town Hall Discussion of Georgia’s Options for Implementing the Clean Power Plan 

      Rochberg, Daniel; Brown, Marilyn A.; Kelly, Kevin; Hays, Karen; Elliott, Michael; Simoglou, Costas; Strickland, Matthew J.; Rumley, MaKara; Matisoff, Daniel C.; Southworth, Katie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-09-28)
      In August 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the Clean Power Plan, which aims to reduce carbon pollution from the U.S. power sector to 32% below 2005 levels by 2030. Georgia must submit its initial ...
    • Innovation in Manufacturing: Needs, Practices, and Performance in Georgia 2016-2018 

      Youtie, Jan; Shapira, Philip; Li, Yin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016)
      2016 report of the Georgia Manufacturing Survey (GMS) - a statewide study conducted every 2-3 years by Georgia Tech's Enterprise Innovation Institute and the School of Public Policy to assess the business and technological ...