Uncertainty surrounding technology and risk is something we live with everyday, but rarely question in society. I talked to Professor Phil Macnaghten and Dr Matthew Kearnes about their research in how people outside of the scientific community understand nanotechnology in particular. I think social research in this area is something that has large implications for how we will deal with new hazards and risks posed by technology in the present and future, not to mention for understanding the mistakes of the past.
Hazard Risk Resilience Magazine Issue 2 Out Now!
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