Andrew Maynard and Heather Ross Discuss Stem Cell Clinics in Future Out Loud

Andrew Maynard, Director of the Risk Innovation Lab and Heather Ross, Clinical Assistant Professor and Doctor of Nursing Practice, discuss FDA actions on stem cell clinics and a position statement on plans for regulating experimental stem cell therapies with Bioethics researcher Emma Frow in Stem Cell Clinics – FDA Update in Future Out Loud.

Andrew Maynard and Heather Ross Discuss Autonomous Systems in Future Out Loud

Andrew Maynard, Director of the Risk Innovation Lab and Heather Ross, Clinical Assistant Professor and Doctor of Nursing Practice, talk about human-robot trust and autonomous systems with Philosopher-ethicist Jai Galliott and cybersecurity engineer and computer scientist Benjamin Turnbull from the University of New South Wales in Should We Trust Robots? in Future Out Loud.

Andrew Maynard Guest on Australian/ABC Podcast of Science Friction

Andrew Maynard, Director of the Risk Innovation Lab was a guest on an episode of the Australian/ABC podcast of Science Friction on the Luddite movement and responsibility in tech innovation today in The Man in a Red Dress: Who Were the Real Luddites? . Listen in as Andrew contributes his perspective on the societal dimensions of tech innovation.

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Diane Bowman Publishes Book Chapter on Nano, Food Science & Oversight

Diane Bowman, Associate Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society and Associate Professor, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law was featured in Bits, Bots & Biomarkers bLAWg. Diane recently co-authored a book chapter titled Ensuring Food Safety: General Principles for Safeguarding What You Eat Including the Role of Food Labels in Emerging Nanotechnologies in Food Science .

Andrew Maynard Quoted in Wisconsin State Journal

Andrew Maynard, Director of the Risk Innovation Lab was quoted in the Wisconsin State Journal on the environmental safety risks of the semiconductor industry and the industry impact on the environment and local wastewater in Operating under US environmental protections would be new for Foxconn .

Andrew Maynard and Heather Ross Discuss Cyberhacking DNA in Future Out Loud

Andrew Maynard, Director of the Risk Innovation Lab and Heather Ross, Clinical Assistant Professor and Doctor of Nursing Practice, discuss new research from the University of Washington in Allen School researchers expose cybersecurity risks of DNA sequencing software . Andrew and Heather discuss risks and policy perspectives of research used to synthesized DNA to hack into DNA processing computer systems with Cybersecurity expert Adam Doupé and biotechnology policy expert Anna Muldoon in Cyberhacking DNA in Future Out Loud.

Andrew Maynard Adds New “Courses” Menu to RIL Website

Andrew Maynard, Director of the Risk Innovation Lab Adds a New “Courses” menu item to the, Risk Innovation Lab website.

If you have courses that are related to risk that you would like to include on the site, contact Andrew, and he will work with you on getting the material you want up. RIL members will have quite a bit of flexibility in how they present class information while remaining consistent with our style of having a headlining sentence describing the course. Each course will have its own page.

What the course menu adds to the site is an easy way to make classes searchable and accessible on the ASU web pages in addition to the ASU course catalog listings. The first course for Spring semester already added is the Moviegoer’s Guide.

Vote on Science Showcase Videos Entries

Andrew Maynard, Director of the Risk Innovation Lab and host of the Science Showcase video contest would like you to help spread the word on voting for the Risk Innovation Lab/2017 Science Showcase Video Contest, by watching, sharing, liking, and commenting on this year’s entries, and generally spreading the word!

You can browse the entries on the Science Showcase YouTube channel, or over on the Risk Innovation Lab website.

Over September, we’ll be tallying views on the videos, with the highest-ranking one getting the Eyeballs on Science award! We also have two additional awards that aren’t quite so superficial There’s some really promising talent here and We are expecting this to create a quite a bit of buzz nationally around scientists showing what they can do using video to communicate effectively.

Andrew Maynard and Heather Ross Discuss PV Energy Transitions with Wes Herche

Andrew Maynard, Director of the Risk Innovation Lab and Heather Ross, Clinical Assistant Professor and Doctor of Nursing Practice, chat with sustainability scholar Wes Herche on PV Photovoltaic Technology Energy Transitions in Future Out Loud. In the broadcast Andrew and Heather continue discussion with Wes Herche on photovoltaic technology development and the policy issues around this technology both locally and globally.