Science and Technology Innovation Program

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Myths & Realities of the DIYbio Movement

November 19, 2013 // 11:55am2:00pm
Join us at the Wilson Center on Nov. 19 for the release of the survey results and analysis, “Seven Myths and Realities about Do-It-Yourself Biology,” and a panel discussion.
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The Nagoya Protocol and Synthetic Biology Research: A Look at the Potential Impacts

November 08, 2013 // 11:45am2:00pm
A new report from the Synthetic Biology Project at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars looks at how the protocol may affect U.S. researchers working in the field of synthetic biology.
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Social Media in Emergency Management

October 04, 2013 // 9:00am11:00am
Please join us on October 4th, as we talk to the authors of two recently released reports that explore the use of social media and related technologies by emergency managers for disaster planning, response, and recovery in the United States and beyond.

Earth Observation Satellite Data-Sharing: Policies and Partnerships

July 15, 2013 // 12:00pm2:00pm
On Monday, July 15, 2013, Secure World Foundation and the Commons Lab of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will co-host a panel discussion, entitled "Earth Observation Satellite Data-Sharing: Policies and Partnerships." Please note, this event will be held at the Carnegie Endowment for Peace from 12 to 2 PM and requires an RSVP by Friday, July 12, 2013.
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Stranger Visions: The DNA You Leave Behind

June 03, 2013 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Heather Dewey-Hagborg is an information artist who is interested in exploring art as research and public inquiry. In her recent project "Stranger Visions" she creates literal figurative portrait sculptures from analyses of genetic material collected in public places.
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Awareness and Impressions of Synthetic Biology: Results of the 2013 Poll

March 20, 2013 // 12:00pm2:00pm
Presentation of results from the 2013 public poll on synthetic biology.
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Communicating Synthetic Biology: How the Media Covers Emerging Technology

February 26, 2013 // 12:00pm2:00pm
From Neanderthal clones to cheap vaccines, the emerging field of synthetic biology has garnered much mainstream press coverage in recent years – and found itself at the center of a hot debate about our expectations for biotechnology.
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Let the Games Begin: Videogames as a Development Tool

January 25, 2013 // 10:00am12:00pm
Co-sponsored by STIP's Serious Games Initiative and USAID
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Launch of the Global Futures Intelligence System and the 2012 State of the Future report

January 16, 2013 // 12:00pm1:30pm
The Global Futures Intelligence System (GFIS) is the next generation interactive technology to support those exploring global change and potential futures for humanity.
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Worldwide Views on Biodiversity: A Case Study of Technology Assessment and Public Participation

December 06, 2012 // 12:00pm2:00pm
During this event we will explore one approach to pTA, the World Wide Views exercise on Biodiversity, a global citizen consultation held in 25 countries on September 15, 2012 that provided input to the Eleventh Council of Parties of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity.

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Data Journalism and Policymaking: A Changing Landscape

July 30, 2014 // 10:00am12:00pm

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