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BS/MS Student Justin Carone Awarded Second Place in ANSI Student Paper Competition

September 02, 2014

Justin Carone, BS psychology ’12, MS science, technology and society ’15, was awarded second prize from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for the Annual Student Paper Competition. Carone's paper, “Standards as Social Design Practice: From the Americans with...

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Kelly Joyce, PhD, Receives NSF Grant for Research in Public Policy Project

July 17, 2014
Kelly Joyce, PhD

Kelly Joyce, PhD, professor and director of the Center for Science, Technology and Society, will serve as the co-principal investigator—along with Roberta Spalter-Roth, PhD, director of the American Sociological Association’s Research Department—on a $70,000 NSF grant to explore a Relational Model f...

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How Can You Make Science News Better? Ask a Historian or Sociologist of Science

June 05, 2014
Bee carrying a pollen basket

The nuanced reality of scientific and medical research is almost always a little more complicated than the attention-grabbing headlines claim. Even experienced health and science journalists struggle with how to balance reporting the news of the day with the broader context of what scientists really...

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A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment Announces Inaugural Class of Research Grants

May 13, 2014
AJ Institute grant project

Reducing carbon emissions, improving efficiency of the power grid and using ultrasound to treat contaminated water are just a few of the research goals being pursued by the first round of projects funded by the A.J. Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment. In all six projects received seed f...

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Michael Khoo, PhD, Receives Award for Project "From 'Bug Data' to Big Data"

March 12, 2014
Michael Khoo, PhD

College of Computing and Informatics Assistant Professor Michael Khoo, PhD, along with co-investigator Gary Rosenberg, PhD, Pilsbry Chair and Curator of Malacology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, was awarded a $13,000 grant from the Social Science Research fund (SSRF) for the project “F...

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