International Science & Technology Policy

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Allison Macfarlane, Program Director
At the Forefront of International Science and Technology Policy Education

Scientific and technological advances provide the basis of international competitiveness and account for the bulk of national growth and the improvement of the quality of life around the world. The ability to create, adapt, and adopt new technologies defines modern societies. In today's global environment, the need for innovation is essential for solving societal problems and staying ahead of competition. Developments in information technology, space exploration, genetic modification and advances in material science are governed and shaped by institutions that set science and technology policy.

In the News

Fort Calhoun Station's reactor, Unit 1

Waste, Families Left Behind As Nuclear Plants Close

October 24, 2016

 
 

 

 

 

President Obama, others in Washington, pushing for humans on Mars by 2030's

President Obama, others in Washington, pushing for humans on Mars by 2030's

October 12, 2016

President Obama, others in Washington, pushing for humans on Mars by 2030's

 

Drones and the Changing Face of Warfare

Drones and the Changing Face of Warfare

September 14, 2016

Drones and the Changing Face of Warfare