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A collection of STS news items, in the order submitted, including grants and awards, new books and other publications, and people news.

New release: Revista CTS # 31 Vol 11: Gender, Science & Gender: Contemporary approaches Iberoamerica

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New Edited Volume from Hindmarsh and Priestley, The Fukushima Effect: A New Geopolitical Terrain

The Fukushima Effect: A New Geopolitical Terrain (2016, Routledge)
Edited by Richard Hindmarsh, Rebecca Priestley

The Fukushima Effect offers a range of scholarly perspectives on the international effect of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown four years out from the disaster. Grounded in the ...

Call for Submissions: Mahoney Prize (Special Interest Group in Computers, Information, and Society)

Deadline: March 01 2016

The Mahoney Prize recognizes an outstanding article in the history of computing and information technology, broadly conceived. The Mahoney Prize commemorates the late Princeton scholar Michael S. Mahoney, whose profound contributions to the history of computing came from his many articles and ...

Call for submissions, Computer History Museum Prize

Deadline: February 18 2016

The Computer History Museum Prize is awarded to the author of an outstanding book in the history of computing broadly conceived, published during the prior three years. The prize of $1,000 is awarded by SIGCIS, the Special Interest Group for Computers, Information and Society. SIGCIS is part of ...

NSF Solicitation for Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFEWS)

Deadline: March 22 2016

Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems (INFEWS) solicitation is now available.

The overarching goal of INFEWS is to catalyze the well-integrated interdisciplinary research efforts to transform
scientific understanding of the FEW nexus in order to improve system function ...

NSF Solicitation for Critical Resilience Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes (CRISP)

Deadline: March 09 2016

The goals of the Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes (CRISP) solicitation are to: (1) foster an interdisciplinary research community of engineers, computer and computational scientists and social and behavioral scientists, that creates new approaches and ...

New Book by Phaedra Daipha, Masters of Uncertainty: Weather Forecasters & the Quest for Ground Truth

Phaedra Daipha, Masters of Uncertainty: Weather Forecasters and the Quest for Ground Truth (University of Chicago Press, 2015)

Though we commonly make them the butt of our jokes, weather forecasters are in fact exceptionally good at managing uncertainty. They consistently do a better job ...

New Book by Teun Zuiderent-Jerak: Situated Intervention (MIT Press)

In this book, Teun Zuiderent-Jerak considers how the direct involvement of social scientists in the practices they study can lead to the production of sociological knowledge. Neither “detached” sociological scholarship nor “engaged” social science, this new approach to sociological ...

New Book from Bruno Cardoso: Todos os Olhos: videovigilancia voyerismos e (re)producao imagética

Todos os Olhos: videovigilancia voyerismos e (re)producao imagética, by Bruno Vasconcelos Cardoso, edited for UFRJ, Brazil.

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Todos os olhos: videovigilâncias, voyeurismos e (re)produção imagética, livro de Bruno Vasconcelos Cardoso, acaba de ser lançado pela Editora UFRJ e aborda ...

Lakatos Award in Philosophy of Science, London School of Economics

The Lakatos Award is given annually for an outstanding contribution to the philosophy of science, widely interpreted, in the form of a book published in English during the previous six years. The Award is in memory of Imre Lakatos and has been endowed by the Latsis Foundation. It is administered ...

4S Seeks Editors for 4th Handbook of Science and Technology Studies

The Society for Social Studies of Science Publications Committee invites proposals for the fourth edition of The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies. The Handbook consists of state-of-the-art review articles, along with occasionally more specific articles, that cover the current range of ...

New Program in Science, Technology, and International Development at U of Edinburgh

The Science, Technology and Innovation Studies Subject Group at the University of Edinburgh is launching a new postgraduate programme in Science, Technology and International Development from September 2010. The MSc programme (coursework plus dissertation) can be completed full-time over one year ...

Arthur L. Norberg Travel Fund

Deadline: January 15 2010

The Arthur L. Norberg Travel Fund provides short-term grants-in-aid to help scholars with travel expenses to use archival collections at the Charles Babbage Institute. Each year we plan to award two $750 grants.

Applicants should send a 2-page CV as well as a 500-word project description that

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