This article examines the state of social science of science, particularly nanoscience. It reviews what has been done and offers a series of constructive criticisms. It examines some of the problems associated with experts and expertise and itemizes challenges we confront dealing with them. It presages some of the social science research work that we may consider to embrace in the future.Key words: Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, Social science, Societal and ethical implications of nanotechnology, SEIN, Experts, Expertise
Join us in Talley 3222 for a working group session on “creating safe and inclusive spaces for students in the lab and in the field” immediately after the Equity Research Symposium keynote talk by Shaun Harper.