The Center for Ethics in Science & Technology brings the public and scientists together to explore how science can best serve society. Through forums, projects, and resources, the Center gives all stakeholders an opportunity to share perspectives on the ethical implications of new developments in science and technology.
Invited guest speaker Shahram Khosravi, Professor of Social Anthropology at Stockholm University, author of Young and Defiant in Tehran, “Illegal” Traveller: An Auto-Ethnography of Borders, and Precarious Lives: Waiting and Hope in Iran
Inside Innovation is a presentation series featuring the latest innovative technologies developed by UC San Diego researchers. Get an inside look at what is happening in the labs, explore commercialization opportunities and inquire about licensing.
The UC San Diego Biomedical Ethics Seminar Series meets to discuss selected ethics topics. This months topic is “Putting ‘Race’ on the Table: Voicing and Silencing Race and Ethnicity in News Coverage of Health and Medicine.”
Join us for a lecture hosted by the Center for Hellenic Studies featuring Professor Erich Gruen from the University of California, Berkeley. His lecture attempts to elicit how the term “barbarian” was understood in the Hellenic world.
Mexicans will head to the polls on July 1. Harvard University Professor Jorge Dominguez will discuss plus the extraordinary number of offices on next year’s ballot and how the coming elections will be unique due to a number of unprecedented factors.
Eduardo Porter, economic scene columnist at The New York Times and CGT Pacific Leadership Fellow, will discuss the power and limits of redistribution and assess other tools to mitigate inequality in market incomes.
China’s model of state-led development differs from both Western approaches and from its East Asian neighbors’ industrial policies by focusing solely on infrastructure investment. Francis Fukuyama will explore this issue.
Dr. Geoffrey Schoenbaum from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), will be presenting on the “Tests of two key predictions of the hypothesis that dopamine transients serve as a cached-value error-signaling system for learning>”