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Supplement to AAAS Science and
Technology Policy Yearbook 2003

Albert H. Teich
Stephen D. Nelson
Stephen J. Lita

Committee on Science, Engineering
and Public Policy

American Association for the
Advancement of Science

The six chapters comprising this volume are based on talks presented at the AAAS Colloquium on Science and Technology Policy, April 11-12, 2002. In an ordinary year, these presentations, and other papers from the meeting, would have been published as part of the 2003 AAAS Science and Technology Policy Yearbook, which will appear in December. However, this is not an ordinary year in the aftermath of September 11, nor are this volume’s issues ordinary policy concerns. Hence, AAAS has decided to expedite their publication by producing this special volume.


(all chapters are in PDF format only; you may also download the complete volume)

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1. Risky Business: Research Universities in the Post-September 11 Era
M.R.C. Greenwood

2. The Changing Relationship Between Science and Government Post-September 11
Lewis M. Branscomb

3. Public Health Preparedness
Donald A. Henderson

4. One View of Protecting the National Information Infrastructure
Eugene H. Spafford

5. Assessing and Communicating the Risks of Terrorism
Baruch Fischoff

6. Research Universities and National Security: Can Traditional Values Survive?
Eugene P. Skolnikoff

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The AAAS Board of Directors, in accordance with Association policy, has approved the publication of this work as a contribution to the understanding of an important area. Any interpretations and conclusions are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent views of the Board or the Council of the Association.

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