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Richard Sclove

technology_assessment.pdf (application/pdf Object) In 1970 a radical document called The Sussex Manifesto helped shape modern thinking on science and technology for development. Forty years on, what kind of science and technology for development Manifesto is needed for today’s world? The STEPS Centre has created a new manifesto with one of the authors of the original, Professor Geoff Oldham. With cutting-edge ideas and some Southern perspectives, the New Manifesto will recommend new ways of linking science and innovation to development for a more sustainable, equitable and resilient future. » read more The multimedia version of the New Manifesto is illustrated with video, audio and other materials collected during the project, as well as relevant resources drawn from the work of other people and organisations. technology_assessment.pdf (application/pdf Object)
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Science and Church

Design of Cities

ICT Privacy

Social Robots

False economy : Nature
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Bioethics (IE)

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Oil and Gas