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Link to:Fulfilling the public good: Shobita Parthasarathy on innovation in science and tech
Dec 20, 2016
It seems like a straightforward question. If we produce more innovation, and quickly, then society will benefit. Our[...]
Link to:Science, Technology, and Public Policy program announces new director, welcomes applications
Sep 20, 2016
We are pleased to announce a new director of the University of Michigan's Science, Technology, and Public Policy (STPP[...]
Link to:The storm after the superstorm: alumna lobbies for forward-thinking relief
Jan 30, 2013
When Superstorm Sandy struck the northeast coast last October, it struck with a vengeance. It cascaded over seawalls;[...]
Link to:Parthasarathy: Geoengineering patents could follow the U.S. atomic energy model
May 23, 2012
Shobita Parthasarathy told Nature magazine that the geoengineering field "urgently needs" to define intellectual[...]
Link to:Shobita Parthasarathy's book, Building Genetic Medicine,  which informs the debate over gene patents, re-released in paperback
Feb 13, 2012
Shobita Parthasarathy 's book on the development and implications of gene testing and patenting has been re-released in[...]

Related Upcoming Events

Nov
06
Citi Foundation Lecture
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Join us as we welcome Dr. Thirumalachari Ramasami, former secretary of science and technology for India, as he discusses the role of science and technology policy in developing countries.
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Related Past Events

Sep
11
STPP Lecture Series
Talk summary: The process of technological displacement of workers began in the automobile industry in the 1960's, and[...]
2017 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Apr
19
STPP Lecture Series
Human experience is the frontline of emerging environmental health problems. This talk discusses how we can more successfully build a research infrastructure for this frontline of experience.
2017 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Feb
16
The STPP -affiliated student group, InSPIRE, is hosting a movie night of Ex Machina next Thursday, February 16th at 6pm in 1230 Weill Hall. Dinner will be provided. Please plan to attend the screening and discussion of this independent science fiction psychological thriller film!
2017 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Feb
07
Katie Reeves is the Engagement and Communications Lead for the US Global Change Research Program's National Coordination Office. She is in charge of developing a strategy for the program's engagement with both Federal partners and non-Federal stakeholder communities (e.g., academia, practitioners, professional organizations, community leaders, interested public). She is also the liaison to the Social Sciences Coordinating Committee, working to better integrate social sciences into Federal global change research. Finally, she oversees more traditional communications work including maintaining a web presence and product development/roll-out. She holds a BA, MPP, and STPP certificate from the University of Michigan.
2017 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Jan
12
Nathan Boll is the Space Policy Research Assistant in the Division of Resources, Science and Industry (RSI) of the Congressional Research Service at the Library of Congress. He is also the Graduate Fellow in International Science and Technology Policy at the Space Policy Institute. Previously, Nathan served as a Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the National Academies, working on the Space Studies Board. He received a MS in Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences and a certificate in Science, Technology and Public Policy from the University of Michigan, and is currently working on a MS in International Science and Technology Policy at the George Washington University.
2017 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Related Faculty/Staff

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Associate Professor of Public Policy
Email:
shobita@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 764-8075
Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Mathematics; Professor of Complex Systems
Email:
cpsimon@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 763-3074
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, STPP
Email:
walshce@umich.edu
Location: 
Weill Hall
Phone: 
(734) 615-6942

Related Courses

PUBPOL 481
Science, Technology, and Public Policy
Winter
2017
U-M Class#: 
20332
Credits: 
3
Instructor: 
Section: 
001
Days: 
M / W
Time: 
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Location: 
1230 WEILL
PUBPOL 650
Introduction to Science and Technology Policy Analysis
Winter
2017
U-M Class#: 
20188
Credits: 
3
Instructor: 
Section: 
001
Days: 
Tu
Time: 
8:30am - 11:30am
Location: 
1110 WEILL
PUBPOL 754
Research Seminar in Science, Tech and Public Policy
Winter
2017
U-M Class#: 
17960
Credits: 
1
Instructor: 
Section: 
001
Days: 
Tu
Time: 
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
ARR
PUBPOL 754
Research Seminar in Science, Tech and Public Policy
Winter
2017
U-M Class#: 
19755
Credits: 
3
Instructor: 
Section: 
002
Days: 
Tu
Time: 
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: 
1120 WEILL
PUBPOL 481
Science, Technology, and Public Policy
Winter
2016
U-M Class#: 
20761
Credits: 
3
Section: 
001
Days: 
Tu / Th
Time: 
8:30am - 10:00am
Location: 
1120 WEILL
PUBPOL 650
Introduction to Science and Technology Policy Analysis
Winter
2016
U-M Class#: 
20602
Credits: 
3
Instructor: 
Section: 
001
Days: 
W
Time: 
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: 
1230 WEILL
PUBPOL 754
Research Seminar in Science, Tech and Public Policy
Winter
2016
U-M Class#: 
18265
Credits: 
1
Instructor: 
Section: 
001
Days: 
Tu
Time: 
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
ARR
PUBPOL 754
Research Seminar in Science, Tech and Public Policy
Winter
2016
U-M Class#: 
20161
Credits: 
3
Instructor: 
Section: 
002
Days: 
Tu
Time: 
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: 
1120 WEILL
PUBPOL 688
Intellectual Property and Information Law
Fall
2015
U-M Class#: 
23768
Credits: 
3
Section: 
001
Days: 
W
Time: 
8:30am - 11:30am
Location: 
2185 NQ
PUBPOL 750
Topics: Future of the American Research University
Fall
2015
U-M Class#: 
30481
Credits: 
3
Instructor: 
Section: 
002
Days: 
M
Time: 
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: 
1230 WEILL