Friday, January 27, 2012

12th Annual Conference on Science & Tech in Society

Abstracts due Jan. 31st (final call)

Bridging Boundaries between Science & Tech Policy & Studies

March 30-31, 2012, Washington, DC

Topics: Abstracts are welcome on issues relevant to science & technology policy (STP), science & technology studies (STS), and related fields including but not limited to health; energy and environment; space; information and communications; innovation; education; and ethical, legal and social implications of science and technology.

Two Categories: 

  • Completed Research:  Full paper presentations, moderated by professor, considered for publication in the Journal of Science Policy & Governance
  • Work-in-progress: Presentation of current work-in-progress, emphasis on peer feedback
Eligibility: Open only to students enrolled in a graduate program* at the time of submitting an abstract, for work performed while enrolled. Recent graduates who were enrolled students at the time of submitting abstract are also eligible.
Submission Guidelines: Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words, setting out the main research questions, theoretical framework, methodology, and research findings (tentative for work-in-progress submissions). Submit abstracts via e-mail to Above your abstract narrative (not included in 250 word count), please provide:
  • Whether submission is under "completed research" or "work-in -progress"
  • Title of your research
  • Your full contact information
  • Your expected date of graduation
  • University + name and website of your academic program/department
  • Whether you are applying for a travel grant
Questions?  Email 

* Exception made for members of the Triple Helix

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