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    • African Societies in Development: Critical Challenges and Successes : a Panel Discussion 

      Persons, Georgia A.; Uwaifo Oyelere, Ruth; Best, Michael L.; Chopra, Karan; Sebunya, Jumbe; Rosser, Sue V. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-20)
      In celebration of Black History Month, Ivan Allen College, Office of the Dean presented a panel discussion on African Societies in Development. Moderator, Georgia A. Persons, School of Public Policy, made introductions. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Designing Tools for Serendipity 

      Holbrook, J. Britt (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-02)
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Lessons from Ten Years of Nanotechnology Bibliometric Analysis 

      Youtie, Jan; Porter, Alan; Shapira, Philip; Newman, Nils (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-09)
      This paper summarizes the 10-year experiences of the Program in Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy (STIP) at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in support of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • Privacy Please! Part I: A Constitutional History of Wiretapping 

      Pikowsky, Robert (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-09-18)
    • 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 ...
    • Remembrance and Reconciliation 

      Persons, Georgia A.; Burns, Rebecca; Dobbs Butts, June; Keating, E. Larry; Bayor, Ronald; Meng, Amanda; Rosser, Sue V. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-09-28)
      This event was one of a wide range of activities that took place at local universities and at other venues around the city under the general auspices of the citywide Coalition to Remember the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot. Panel ...
    • 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 ...
    • Social Impact Assessment for Research Programs in the United States 

      Cozzens, Susan E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-03-10)
    • Taking the Measure of Science: A Review of Citation Theories 

      Cozzens, Susan E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInternational Society for the Sociology of Knowledge, 1981)
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...