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July 12, 2018 | Patti Mulligan

Dr. David Berube, Professor of Science and Technology Communication, and GES Center affiliate, has published the following article in the Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 

How social science should complement scientific discovery: lessons from nanoscience

CITE AS:

Berube, David M. 2018. How social science should complement scientific discovery: lessons from nanoscience. J Nanopart Res 20:5 May 2018. doi: 10.1007/s11051-018-4210-xDownload

Abstract

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
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