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Parthasarathy comments on Biden's science strategy

Jan 21, 2021 Axios
Emphasizing a need to pay attention to marginalized communities, Shobita Parthasarathy says "Giving people more involvement in decision-making about what research is prioritized and how it is carried out could help "align government's values with...
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Ford School experts address Biden priorities in new policy memos

Jan 19, 2021
As the Biden administration embarks on its first hundred days, experts from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy have produced a series of policy briefs in their areas of expertise. All of the prepared briefs can be downloaded here: Ali on...
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Parthasarathy lauds Biden's choice for science and society advisor

Jan 18, 2021 Science Mag
"What an incredibly important and forward-thinking move to include social perspectives on science and tech policy in the office," said Shobita Parthasarathy about Alondra Nelson, the new deputy director for science and society in the White House...
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Parthasarathy ponders cell "ownership"

Jan 5, 2021 NPR Planet Money
Ford School professor Shobita Parthasarathy believes that as a matter of public policy, people should have more control over what researchers can do with their cells. In a recent segment on NPR's Planet Money, she noted that you can find human...
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Parthasarathy profiled: why we need to diversify expertise

Jan 5, 2021 Public Books
In a Public Books Public Thinker profile, Shobita Parthasarathy discusses what drew her to science and technology policy, gene patents and testing, COVID-19, and the role of diversity and activism in science/technology to regain public trust.  In...
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Growing civic-minded technologists

May 19, 2020
“This was a game-changer for us,” said Kwaku Osei, the CEO of Farmacy, a food app startup focused on user’s dietary needs. Osei was one of five social entrepreneurs of color in the Detroit metro area matched with Masters students from the Ford...
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Reflections on an Internship with the U.S. Climate Alliance

Apr 6, 2020
By Laura Grier, MS in Environmental Justice and Policy and STPP Graduate Certificate alum On any given day of the past winter semester, I got to work as a policy researcher, data tracker, event planner, team builder, and climate advocate. It is...
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Science, technology, and society… Oh my!

Oct 2, 2019
Professor Shobita Parthasarthy and a colleague have launched “The Received Wisdom”, a new podcast that will explore the potential of science and technology by challenging commonly held wisdom.On Monday, September 23, “The Received Wisdom” launched...
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Bike sharing research by Hampshire wins EURO Award

Jun 26, 2019
Robert Hampshire was part of the author team that won the EURO Award for the Best EJOR Paper announced today during the annual European Conference on Operational Research in Dublin. Conveyed by EURO, the Association of European Operational Research...