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The race for technological advances that will help us reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is on! Leading up to Earth Day 2022, Wondrium—the leading streaming provider of lifelong learning content…
Nine researchers from Stanford University and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS describes their…
Open Postdoctoral Fellow position, Stanford Existential Risks Initiative The Stanford Existential Risks Initiative (SERI) is accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship position…
A Lead Author of the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report, Dr. Paul N. Edwards, talks about knowledge infrastructures and geoengineering, as well as policy and visual aspects of the landmark report on…
The science journal Nature polled Lead Authors of IPCC Sixth Assessment (including STS Director Dr. Paul Edwards) on their views about the future of climate change. Over 60 percent think the world…
STS Director Paul Edwards published an analysis piece in The Conversation about climate change as an infrastructure problem. Most of America’s 107,000 gas stations can fill several cars every five…
STS Director Paul Edwards announces the first recipient of a new annual award that recognizes an STS student, TA or staff member who made a special contribution to social justice for historically…
Lochlann Jain is a professor of anthropology. Jain’s scholarship intersects between science and technology studies, history, political economy, gender and sexuality, biology and medicine. In…
Gabrielle Hecht sees the world differently from most of us. The Stanton Foundation Professor in Nuclear Security, she reviewed the standard story of nuclear weapons – that they divide the world into…
Humanity faces its most dangerous century yet. Together, we can work to reduce existential risks. SERI (the Stanford Existential Risk Initiative)  will be bringing together the academic and…
For many, the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement and the murders of George Floyd and too many other people of color was a wake-up call. “It was clear it was another moment in the long,…
On February 18,  our panel featuring three STS '20 alums shared stories and strategies for pandemic career building. Hailing from a variety of industries and career pathways, they shared their…
The Program in Science, Technology & Society, in collaboration with the Stanford Existential Risks Initiative and the Center for International Security and Cooperation, is pleased to offer seed…
The Waring Historical Library is now accepting applications for our W. Curtis Worthington, Jr. Essay Contest which was established to encourage students to contribute to scholarship about the history…
  Dr. Alondra Nelson has been named Deputy Director for Science and Society — a new position — in the Biden administration’s Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).  Among her many…