For Immediate Release Contact: Mahmud Farooque, (202) 446-0397 October 18, 2016 (WASHINGTON) – In a new report on open innovation, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) highlights the work of the Expert and Citizen Assessment of Science and Technology (ECAST) network in engaging the public. The report, “Open Innovation: Practices to Engage Citizens and Effectively Implement … More ECAST Featured in GAO Open Innovation Report
Participants gathered on a rainy night at the Museum of Science in Boston this past Thursday, November 12, to get a taste of the World Wide Views experience and discuss some of the results that make the US unique compared with the rest of the world. Over the course of a two-hour event, attendees learned … More World Wide Views Dissemination: Boston
November 6, 2015 BOSTON – The Museum of Science, Boston and Arizona State University’s Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes are among the six institutions awarded an Environmental Literacy Grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The NOAA Grants Program funds projects that strengthen environmental literacy among the public and elementary and high … More Museum of Science, Boston, Arizona State University Receive NOAA Grant
On June 6, 2015, beginning at dawn in the Pacific Islands and ending at dusk in the American Southwest, 10,000 everyday citizens in 76 countries met to participate in the largest-ever public consultation on climate and energy. The results of the World Wide Views on Climate and Energy deliberations offer useful insight into citizens’ perspectives for … More The Citizen between Science and Policy: Innovation in Governance and Climate Change Resilience
Posted: September 28, 2015 https://asunews.asu.edu/20150928-informing-nasa-asteroid-initiative Jason Lloyd, firstname.lastname@example.org (202) 684-2405 Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes How can humans best protect the Earth from a potentially devastating asteroid impact? Could our ability to study an asteroid assist with both planetary defense and sending humans farther into our solar system? Once humans have advanced their space-exploration … More ASU-led partnership engages citizens in NASA’s Asteroid Initiative
In a policy breakfast seminar in Washington DC on Thursday, March 19th, ECAST team members Rick Worthington, Mahmud Farooque, David Tomblin and Gretchen Gano introduced World Wide Views on Climate and Energy (WWViews C&E) project and hosting efforts in the US. WWViews C&E is a global citizen consultation organized by the Danish Board of Technology in collaboration … More World Wide Views Climate and Energy Forums in the US
Informing NASA’s Asteroid Initiative: A Citizen Forum In its history, the Earth has been repeatedly struck by asteroids, large chunks of rock from space that can cause considerable damage in a collision. Can we—or should we—try to protect Earth from potentially hazardous impacts? How about harvesting asteroids for potential economic benefits? Could asteroid exploration be … More Get involved in our next big project—NASA’s Asteroid Initiative!