Cambridge Science Festival 2014: Dialogue and Collaborative Exploration
Saturday, April 26, 2014; 10:00am-4:00pm
MIT, building 56 room 154 (or by google+ by prior registration, http://bit.ly/1lxmmWP)
New dialogues starting at 10am, 11:15am, 12:30pm, 1:45pm, and 3pm
The Science in a Changing World graduate track at UMass Boston is hosting a series of hour-long dialogues in which participants will explore topics such as "Is the new genomics reconfiguring race?" and "the democratic control of science" (starting 10, 11.15, 12.30, 1.45, 3) Participants will gain experience of a valuable model for group interaction in education, policy, and other areas of civic engagement.
More info: http://sicw.wikispaces.com/DialogueHours#CSF
This event is offered in conjunction with the New England Workshop on Science and Social Change, which has since 2004 organized innovative, interaction-intensive, international workshops designed to facilitate discussion, teaching innovation, and longer-term collaboration about interactions between scientific developments and social change.