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Call for Abstracts Steps and Instructions: Title Enter your presentation title, and any comments to organizers. Keywords Enter up to four custom keywords. Author(s) Add presenting author and any co-authors. There is a limit of seven (7) authors. Abstract Abstract text may not exceed 300 words and can be entered in either English, French or Spanish. Confirmation Review the content of your submission and click the 'Conclude Submission' button to receive a confirmation email. You…
  

Dear RC23 members, As President of RC23, I welcome you to the Spring Issue of the RC23 Newsletter! It is a Special Issue in Honor and Memory of Robert K. Merton & First Robert K. Merton Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Sociology of Science and Technology. The first award was presented to Professor Francisco Sagasti, a notable Peruvian social scientist, during the Session “In Memory of First RC23 President Robert K. Merton” at the…
  

Call for Abstracts Steps and Instructions: Title Enter your presentation title, and any comments to organizers. Keywords Enter up to four custom keywords. Author(s) Add presenting author and any co-authors. There is a limit of seven (7) authors. Abstract Abstract text may not exceed 300 words and can be entered in either English, French or Spanish. Confirmation Review the content of your submission and click the 'Conclude Submission' button to receive a confirmation email. You…
  

The Robert K. Merton Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Sociology of Science and Technology Purpose In honour and memory of Robert K. Merton, the social scientist known for founding the sociology of science and co-founder and first President of the Research Committee on Sociology of Science and Technology (RC23), the Committee has established The Robert K. Merton Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Sociology of Science and Technology. The award is intended to recognize…
  

RC23 ISA will place a call for session proposals for the IV ISA Forum  Sociology (July 14-18  2020) to be held in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The Forum  main theme on "Challenges of the 21st Century: Democracy, Environment, Inequalities, Intersectionality.” You may find the session proposals' portal at: https://www.isa-sociology.org/en/conferences/forum/porto-alegre-2020 The submission system will open from 4 February and deadline is 15 of March 2019. Session proposals should relate either to the theme of the Forum and/or to…
  

Robert K. Merton was one of the leading sociologists of the 20th century. The interest in his activity does not weaken. It is not easy to encompass all works that have been published after the great sociologist’s death that are related somehow to his legacy. R. Merton’s name is connected with many directions in sociological research, but first of all, it became the eponym for the sociology of science because the phrase the “Mertonian sociology…
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Program Coordinators: Nadia ASHEULOVA (Institute of History of Science and Technology, Russian Federation) and Gary BOWDEN (University of New Brunswick, Canada) The on-line Program is available at ISA webpage. Monday, 16 July 2018 10:30-12:20 JS-4 Metrics in Environmental Governance: Toward a Critical Analysis of Accountability. Part 1 Session Organizers: Steven WOLF, Allison LOCONTO, Koichi HASEGAWA, Debra DAVIDSON, Nadia ASHEULOVA and Gary BOWDEN 15:30-17:20 425 Debates between Early Career and Experienced Researchers Session Organizers: Irina GEWINNER…
  

RC23 ISA midterm workshop “Using Science Policy to Facilitate Innovation, Excellence and Global Cooperation” received the favourable feedback from the participants and some also expressed interest in a publication of their papers presented at the workshop. In the 4 Issue of 2017 we've published two papers written by Leandro Raizer “Society, Innovation and Energy Policy in Brazil” and Sonia K Guimaraes “Pathways to Technological Catching up: Relationship University-Business Relations in Brazil”. Please find the link…
  

    Organizers: International Sociological Association (ISA), Research Commitee 23 on Sociology of Science and Technology (RC23) St Petersburg Branch of the Institute for History of Science and Technology (IHST) of the Russian Academy of Sciences                     Partners: St Petersburg Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences House of Scientists - Palace of Grand Duke Vladimir                 The…
  

Organizers: International Sociological Association (ISA), Research Commitee 23 on Sociology of Science and Technology (RC23) St Petersburg Branch of the Institute for History of Science and Technology (IHST) of the Russian Academy of Sciences   Partners: St Petersburg Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences House of Scientists - Palace of Grand Duke Vladimir   Workshop Organizing and Selection Committee: Nadia Asheulova, Institute for History of Science & Technology of RAS, Russia Alice Abreu,…
  
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Mandal, Kasturi; Nadia Asheulova and Sevtlana G. Kirdina (eds.) (2014) 'Socio Economic and Technological Innovations: Mechanism and Institutions', Narosa Publishing House: New Delhi.
Matthias Gross, Rüdiger Mautz (2014) Renewable Energies. Routledge.
R. Sooryamoorthy (2015) Transforming Science in South Africa. Development, Collaboration and Productivity. Palgrave Macmillan.
Technology Assessment in Japan and Europe
Willie Pearson, Jr., Lisa M. Frehill, Connie L. McNeely (Eds.) (2015). Advancing Women in Science.
Open Science, open issues Ciência aberta, questões abertas
Norman Blaikie, Jan Priest (2016) Social Research Paradigms in Action
Saskia Sassen (2014). Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press/Belknap Book.
Alison G. Anderson (2014). Media, Environment and the Network Society. Palgrave Macmillan.
K. Prpić, I. van der Weijden and N. Asheulova (Eds.) (2014). (Re)searching Scientific Careers.
J. Jiménez (Ed.,with the collaboration of J. C. Escalante) (2009). Participation and Development. The Mexico of the Future. In honor to Russell L. Ackoff in his 87th Anniversary (2009) Institute of Applied Mathematics and Systems, National Autono