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Laboratory Engagements: Risky Discourse and Research Decisions

Laboratory Engagements: Risky Discourse and Research Decisions

This video was recorded at Networks, Risk and Knowledge Sharing. This presentation describes semi-structured interactions between social scientists and nanoscale researchers in and around the laboratory that are based on an approach termed midstream modulation. Contrary to initial skepticism on the part of nanoscale scientists, the interactions came to be seen as valuable both from the standpoint of responsible innovation and also in terms of the research process itself. Erik Fisher is Assistant Research Professor, Center for Nanotechnology in Society and Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes. Fisher joins CNS-ASU from the University of Colorado's Center for Science and Technology Policy Research. In the summer of 2006, a CNS-ASU fellowship allowed him to spend several weeks in the... Show More


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