The March 2022 Tanner Lectures, titled “The Evolution of Societal Patriarchy,” are given by Richard Wrangham, the Ruth B. Moore Research Professor of Biological Anthropology in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University.
A new statistical model built on Stanford research generates more nuanced predictions for complicated events. The Washington Post ran this model during the 2020 presidential election and plans to use it for future elections.
The Ethics, Society and Technology Hub aligns expertise across the humanities, social sciences, sciences and engineering to address the social and political impacts of scientific discovery and technological innovation.
Two pioneering scientists who transformed the fields of artificial intelligence and gene editing discuss the impacts of their technologies and the ethics of scientific discovery leading up to a public talk later this month.
Vincenti’s research laid the foundation for many advances in aeronautics, including supersonic flight and spacecraft reentry. He also co-founded the interdisciplinary Stanford Program in Science, Technology and Society.
When progressive candidates talk about how their policies are aligned with values commonly associated with conservative ideals – as opposed to liberal ones – they receive greater support from conservatives and moderates.
Stanford political scientist Jeremy Weinstein discusses why it is important to cultivate a new generation of tech-savvy students who can anticipate the ethical, legal, policy, and societal implications of technology.
Benjamin Domingue and Sam Trejo of Stanford’s Graduate School of Education warn that as genetics research expands into education, it mustn't undermine the massive role environments play in a child’s development and learning outcomes.