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Alison Kenner, PhD, and Mimi Sheller, PhD collaborate with professors from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering on the Shifting Energy Cultures lectures series, funded by the A. J. Drexel Institute for Energy & the Environment

January 27, 2015
Ali Kenner and Mimi Sheller double portrait

Alison Kenner, PhD, and Mimi Sheller, PhD collaborate with professors from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering for the Shifting Energy Cultures lectures series, funded by the A. J. Drexel Institute for Energy & the Environment

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Mapping Perceptions of Environmental Health Risks: A Comparison of Three Philadelphia Communities

January 27, 2015
RiverWards Team August 2014

This past fall, Drexel researchers from the Center for Science, Technology, and Society, and the School of Public Health, in collaboration with the Clean Air Council, conducted a community survey that investigated how River Ward residents perceive environmental conditions in their neighborhood, h...

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Interview with Kelly Joyce, PhD, director of the Center for Science, Technology and Society

December 01, 2014
Kelly Joyce

Joyce talks about her first three years as Director of the Center, highlighting the collaborations it has fostered, as well as what is on the horizon. Joyce also recounts what she has gleaned from her STS students, Drexel faculty and Drexel’s community.

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How to Write True Stories about Science and Society: The 'Godfather of Creative Nonfiction' Joins Drexel for Workshop

October 24, 2014
Lee Gutkind

Have you ever written a report or scholarly paper and struggled with how to share your findings outside of your academic field? Or have you had to translate other people's research for the general public and found it to be challenging?...

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Gwen Ottinger, PhD, Receives CAREER Award from NSF for Project on Air Monitoring and Environmental Justice

September 30, 2014
National Science Foundation

Gwen Ottinger, assistant professor in the Center for STS, has been awarded a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for her project, "Environmental Justice and the Ethics of Science and Technology."  The study focuses on the efforts of community groups, non-profits, regu...

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