The initial focus of Collaborative Explorations cases has been on scientific and social change, but the approach can be adapted to other fields.

  • Grassroots or citizen initiatives that have attempted to influence the directions taken in science and technology
  • Engaging the public to be informed participants in political debates about science, technology, and social change
  • Is the new genomics reconfiguring "race"?
  • The possible place of "science criticism" in education and culture
  • How was the 1918 flu pandemic forgotten so quickly?
  • How changeable are IQ test scores?
  • What causes a disease?
  • Health: What's Race got to do with it?
  • How complexities of the social environment shape the ways that society makes use of knowledge about 'genetic' conditions
  • Responsible Development of Emerging Technologies
  • Interpreting ideas about nature
  • How did Darwin try to convince people of Natural selection as the mechanism of evolution?
  • Images and metaphors of organisms' development that do not rely on a central controller
  • Community-building and Research Collaboration in Virtual Spaces
  • Who makes sense of developments in science and technology?
  • Sustainability, science, and social change
  • ....