Science, technology, and social responsibility

  title={Science, technology, and social responsibility},
  author={Wendy Barnaby},
  journal={Interdisciplinary Science Reviews},
  pages={20 - 23}
  • W. Barnaby
  • Published 1 January 2000
  • Education
  • Interdisciplinary Science Reviews
Abstract This meeting was set up to discuss whether individual scientists and technologists should be held personally responsible for their discoveries; what their employers' obligations are; how to balance the threats and risks of new technologies against the opportunities; and whether we need new public policies to deal with such issues. While voices from the middle ground were heard, there was a camp at one extreme of the discussion maintaining that science is an impartial quest for truth… 
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