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Nanotechnology: Here and Now

Late last year, Australia held a workshop on Nanotechnology and Social Inclusion. On April 23-24 of this year, New Zealand held it’s version, sponsored by government ministries. An evaluation of the "Nanotechnology-Here and Now" workshop was published in May of this year. The Australian and New Zealand workshops had similair goals, (raising the general level of … Continue Reading

Nanotechnology and the Social Inclusion Workshop

One of the frequent criticisms of government policies regarding nanotechnology, nanoindustry, or nanomaterials, is that the public is not involved in the decision making process or that the public is not informed about the risks, benefits, etc. In December 2008, the Australian Office of Nanotechnology (AON) tried a new approach to that problem by creating … Continue Reading