Workshops and Projects

Current & Ongoing

Collaborative Explorations
Dialogue Hours
Directory of Links to allied organizations and projects
New England Workshop on Scientific and Social Change
Participatory Practice
Science for the People in context

(See also projects at UMass Boston as part of its Science in a Changing World initiative)


Course on Gender, race, and the complexities of science and technology (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017)

When the Social, not the Medium, is the Message--A Workshop on Community-building and Research Collaboration in Virtual Spaces, April 2011

Changing Science, Changing Society Expo, April 2010

New England Workshop on Scientific and Social Change, 2004-
(including links to programs and other materials related to the workshops)
  • 2015, "Fostering creative and critical thinking in times of crisis"
  • 2014, "Changing life in times of crisis"
  • 2013, "Scaffolding scientific and social change"
  • 2012, "Open Spaces for Scientific and Social Change II: Support for Translation"
  • 2011, B, "Collaborative production of knowledge: Health, environment, and publics" (in Portugal in collaboration with BIOSENSE research group at the University of Coimbra)
  • 2011, "Open Spaces for Changing Science and Society"
  • 2010, workshop 1, "Where social theory meets critical engagement with the production of scientific knowledge"
  • 2010, workshop 2, "Problem- and case-based learning about biology-in-society"
  • 2009, "Heterogeneity and Development: Methods and Perspectives from Sciences and Science Studies"
  • 2008, "Science-in-society: Teaching and engaging across boundaries"
  • 2007, "Collaborative generation of environmental knowledge and inquiry"
  • 2006, "Ecological restoration as social reconstruction"
  • 2005, "How complexities of the social environment shape the ways that society makes use of knowledge about 'genetic' conditions"
  • 2004, "Complexities of environment and development in the Age of DNA"

Exchanges and inquiry