Posts Results for tag: STS

4S Annual Meeting 2017

Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Boston, Massachusetts August 30 – September 2, 2017 Sheraton Boston Hotel, 39 Dalton Street Conference theme:    STS (In)Sensibilities If sensibility is the ability to grasp and to respond, how might we articulate the (in)sensibilities of contemporary technoscience?  How, similarly, can we reflect on the […]

Open Science and interdisciplinary collaboration: it all begins at home – or the lab

By Mariano Fressoli  & Julieta Arancio of the Open Science as Alternative Science project A few months ago at CENIT we received an unusual request from a couple of scientific researchers from the Earth Sciences Research Center (CIC Terra), an affiliate of the National Scientific and Research Council in Argentina (CONICET), and one of the […]

All that glitters is not gold: rethinking openness from the affected population of a cyanide spill in Jáchal, Argentina

[En español abajo] by Juan Layna and Emiliano Martin Valdez of the “Can OCS Meet Social Needs?” Project Summary: In previous posts, we proposed that accessibility and openness in science do not necessarily lead to the appropriation and utilization of scientific knowledge by social actors. The socio-technical controversy surrounding cyanide spills occurring near the city of […]

Beyond openness: use of knowledge and public issues in non-hegemonic contexts

by Juan Layna, Hugo Ferpozzi, and Emiliano Martin Valdez of the “Can OCS Meet Social Needs?” Project Summary: Access and participation on their own are not sufficient to ensure local social use of scientific knowledge. This situation is complicated even further in non-hegemonic contexts such as Latin America. But if access and openness are not […]

4S/EASST Conference

The local committee welcomes you to the joint 2016 4S/EASST conference, held in Barcelona from August 31-September 3. We will collectively explore the ways in which science and technology are increasingly performed ‘by other means’, in a variety of exploratory activities that include the articulation of collectives that do not fit with the traditional actors […]

Facing social demands in non-hegemonic countries: from reflection to practice

By Hugo Ferpozzi of CONICET Versión en español del blog está disponible aquí. The workshop entitled, “Open Science Collaborations Facing Social Demands in Non-Hegemonic Countries” took place in Buenos Aires between July 24 and July 26, 2015. The event was proposed as an opportunity to gather together OCSDNet project participants, advisors, consultants and other colleagues interested […]