ERIC Number: ED151145
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Newsletter on Science, Technology & Human Values, Number 19, April 1977.
Shelanski, Vivien B., Ed.
This newsletter contains items of interest to anyone concerned with science and society interactions. The first section of this issue contains 23 news and communication items including descriptions of academic and educational programs, conferences and seminars, and reports and opportunities that all relate to the social issues of science. Three feature articles are also included. The first is a request by the congressional office of technological assessment for input to the study of the health of the scientific and technological enterprise. The second article is a description of the nature, work, and future of the British Council for Science and Society. The third feature article is an essay dealing with the history of measures in science, science as a cultural mode, and measuring the health of science. The stated purpose of this essay is to hint of the complexities involved in any attempt to measure the health of science. A general bibliography is also included. (MR)
Descriptors: Moral Values, Newsletters, Philosophy, Science Education, Science History, Scientific Enterprise, Scientists, Social Problems, Social Sciences, Values
Newsletter on Science, Technology & Human Values, Aiken Computation Laboratory 231, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 (Subscription $6.00)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA. Program on Science, Technology and Public Policy.
Note: For related documents, see SE 022 863, 867 and SE 023 739