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The Public Interest and Government Funding of Science

By Melissa JacquartThis post concludes our recent string on science and the public interest. The idea for this series was sparked by the Rotman Institute’s Science, Policy, and Philosophy Working Group reading Grischa Metlay’s 2006 paper, "Reconsidering Renormalization: Stability and Change in 20th-Century Views on University Patents”. The previous four blog posts in the series [...]

2015-03-16T17:08:09+00:00January 27th, 2014|Science and Society|

Improving Scientific Literacy Through Improved Critical Thinking Skills (by Melissa Jacquart)

BU Conference: “How HPS can contribute to science education” 3/5 On the second day of the conference, I attended the working group session aimed at addressing the question, "How can history and philosophy of science contribute to students’ understanding of science, as well as help create scientific literate citizens?" The discussion focused on how K-12 programs [...]

2013-04-25T07:05:49+00:00February 13th, 2013|Science Education|