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PI Presentations:

Communicating Risk to the Public. The NC Museum of Life and Science, Durham, NC. April 12, 2011 ppt.

The Social Science of Science: Food and Public Communication. IFIC Roundtable, Washington DC. April 7, 2011 ppt.

Crisis in Risk Communication: Marketing Green Nanotechnology. American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA. March 27, 2011 .ppt  .pdf

Participatory Governance of Nanotechnology. NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Grantees Conference, Arlington, VA. December 8, 2010 .ppt

Risk Analysis and Management: Nanoscience. SRA Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. December 7, 2010 .ppt

Ethics of Emerging Technologies. NCA Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA. Novermber 13, 2010 .ppt

Nanotoxicology and Public Perception. 2nd iCEINT Conference, UCLA, May 11-12, 2010 .ppt .pdf

Public Perceptions: Interest, Attention...(revised). Nanotechnology Integration Forum, Raleigh, NC. March 23 2010 .ppt

Public Perceptions: Interest , Attention... NANO2 Workshop. Evanston, Il. March 10, 2010 .ppt

Public Perceptions. RTC-SRA Symposium on Nanotechnology, RTP, NC. January 19, 2010 .ppt

Public Perceptions. NSF Awardees Meeting, Arlington, VA. December 9, 2009 .ppt .pdf

Public Perception and Nanotechnology. Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, Washington, DC. October 31, 2009 .pdf

EHS: Communicating about Nanoscience Risks and Benefits. RTP, NC. October 8, 2009  .ppt  .pdf  

Public Understanding of Science and Technology: Strategic Uncertainty. Center for Workplace Development Graduate Student Nano-Ethics Program, University of Washington. September 9, 2009 .ppt

The Social Science of Science: An Introduction with Three Suggestions and Three Recommendations. International Food Information Council Meeting, Northbrook, IL. June 24, 2009 .pdf

Emerging Technologies: Trust and Risk, Who Should You Trust. Science, Expertise, and Ethics in Democracy, CCI Interdisciplinary Panel, UNC-Greensboro. March 19, 2009 .ppt .pdf

Public Understanding of Emerging Science and Technology. Society of Toxicology Meeting, Baltimore, MD. March 17, 2009 .ppt .pdf

Public Understanding of Emergent Science. ILSINLA, Tuscon, AZ. January 21, 2009 .ppt .pdf

Communicating Risk to the Media and Public - White Paper Experience. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Boston. December 10, 2008 .pdf

Communicating Risk to the Public. NanoMex Conference. November 5, 2008 .ppt

Communicating Risk to the Public - Seven Guides to Communicating Risk. NanoRisk Conference. October 21, 2008 .pdf

Intro to Nano. NCSU ENCORE presentation. Oct. 10, 2008

NNCO Train-the-Trainer Workshop. Washington DC. Sepember 10, 2008

Breaking the Carbon Barrier: Religion and Risk Regimes. EC-US Task Force on Biotechnology Research, Nanobiotechnology Workshop, Ispra, Italy. June 3, 2008

Societal implications of Nanobiotechnology. EC-US
Task Force on Biotechnology, Lake Maggione, Italy. June 2, 2008.

Communicating Risk. CPLT. February 7, 2008


Co-PI Presentations:

Kuzma, J. “From Brute Force to Deliberation: Needs for Nano Risk Analysis,”, Washington DC, Society for risk Analysis Workshop on “Risk Analysis: Advancing the Science for Naonmaterial Risk Management.” Sept 10-11, 2008 (invited panelist)

Kuzma, J. “Risk Communication Challenges for Nanomaterials: A Taxonomy (Typology) within the Framework of Risk Analysis,” Communicating Health and Safety Risks on Emerging Technologies in the
21^st Century./ North Carolina State University, NSF workshop, August 28-29, 2008 (presenter)


Graduate Student Presentations:

Christopher L. Cummings- Visualizing the Nano-Scale: The Rhetoric of Digital Microscopy, National Communication Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA. November 14, 2010.

Kelly Martin- Communicating Risk: Amplification, Attenuation and Digital Media, Poster Presentation, Society of Risk Analysis, Boston, December 10, 2008

Grant Gardner- Nanotechnology: Reducing Uncertainty, Presentation at the Society of Risk Analysis, Boston, December 10, 2008

Christopher L. Cummings- Nano: Risk Communication and Deliberation, Presentation at the Society of Risk Analysis, Boston, December 10, 2008





 PI Publications:

With Cummings, C.L., Frith, J.H., Binder, A.R., and Oldendick, R.W. (2011). "Comparing Nanoparticle Risk Perceptions to Other Known EHS Risks," Journal of Nanoparticle Research,DOI 10.1007/s11051-011-0325-z

With Cummings, C.L., Cacciatore, M., Scheufele, D., and Kalin, J. (2011). "Characteristics and Classification of Nanoparticles: Expert Delphi Survey," Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 5(2): 236-243. DOI 10.3109/17435390.2010.521633

With Searson, E.M., Morton, T.S., and Cummings, C.L. (2010). "Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies - Consumer Product Inventory Evaluated." Nanotechnology Law and Business, 7(2): 152-163.

“Communicating Risk in the 21st Century” – A White Paper developed to the National Nanotechnology Coordinating Office in coordination with Brenton Faber and Dietram Scheufele and four graduate students pursuant to a grant supplement, 140 pp. 2009.

“Public Acceptance of Nanomedicine: A Personal Perspective", Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology, J.Baker, ed., NY: Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews, 1, January/February 2009, 2-5.

“Nanoscience and Water and Society: Public Engagement At and Below the Surface” Nanotechnology Applications for Clean Water, N. Savage, M. Diallo, J. Duncan, A. Street and R. Sustich, eds., NY: William Andrew Publishing, 2009, 521-533.

“Rhetorical gamesmanship in the nano debates over sunscreens and nanoparticles,” Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 10. December 2008, 23-37. DOI 10.1007/s11051-008-9362-7 and “Reply from David Berube, NCSU,” Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 10. December 2008, 265-266. DOI 10.1007/s11051-008-9442-8.

With P. Borm, A nanotale of opportunities, uncertainties, and risks, Nano Today, 3:1-2, Feb-Apr 2008, 56-59.

“Intuitive Toxicology: The Public Perception of Nanoscience,” Nanoethics: Emerging Debates, Allhoff, F. & Lin, P., eds., London: Springer, 2008, 91-108.

“Stakeholder Participation in Nanotechnology Policy Debates” Nanotechnology: Ethics and Society, Bennett, D. ed. London: CRC Press (Taylor & Francis), 2008, 225-229.


Co-PI Publications:

Elliott, Kevin Respect for Lay Perceptions of Risk in the Hormesis Case," published in the BELLE Newsletter, Vol. 15, No. 1 (Jan. 2009).

Graduate Student Publications:

“Communicating Risk in the 21st Century” – A White Paper developed to the National Nanotechnology Coordinating Office. David Berube in coordination with Brenton Faber and Dietram Scheufele and Christopher L. Cummings, Grant Gardner, Kelly Norris Martin and Nicholas Temple, 140 pp. 2009.


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Nanotechnology Interdisciplinary Research Team (NIRT): Intuitive Toxicology and Public Engagement

This work is supported by grant #0809470 from the National Science Foundation, NSF 06-595

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