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Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy

The Bush School of Government and Public Service

Texas A&M University
1112 Allen Building
4350 TAMU College Station, Texas 77843-4350

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There is an overwhelming need to connect scientific research with relevant public policy. That is our mission: to investigate the social and policy implications of emerging science and technology research. Our state and nation are facing many important challenges in the next few years. We have to make decisions dealing with climate change, our environment, national security, health, and the preservation of our infrastructure. To make these decisions correctly, to make the best possible choices for our public and for our nation, our decision makers have to have the best possible scientific and technological information at their disposal. The purpose of our institute, the Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy, is to examine the processes through which science and technology information is framed and communicated to decision makers and to the public. Through a greater understanding of this process and the tools and techniques that encourage and discourage effective lines of communication, the research done in the Institute can help decision makers and the public make effective, efficient and good choices for solving the problems that we face.

ISTPP News

ISTPP’s Hannibal, Liu, and Vedlitz Publish in Environmental Sociology

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Portney Appointed New Director of Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy

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ISTPP Welcomes New Research Fellows

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ISTPP Fellow Bryan Jones Delivers Keynote Speech to International Conference on Public Policy; ISTPP Assistant Director Xinsheng Liu Presents Research at the Conference

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Xinsheng Liu Presents Research at China Foreign Affairs University

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ISTPP Research on Energy Knowledge and Risk Perceptions Published in Energy Policy

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Xinsheng Liu and Arnold Vedlitz Publish in Policy Studies Journal

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Dr. Arnold Vedlitz and ISTPP Research Fellows Examine the Framing Effects of “Fracking”

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ISTPP Research on the Role of Public Discourse in Climate Change Debate Published in Society & Natural Resources

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Bush School Faculty and ISTPP Researchers Present at Nexus Conference

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ISTPP Research on Motivated Reasoning and Water Scarcity Presented at SPSA Conference

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Bush School Researchers Report Findings on Connections between Water, Energy, & Food Policy Concerns

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Photos of the Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy and it's research areas of Environment Policy, Technology Policy, Infrastructure Policy, and Health Poilcy

Contact

(979) 862-8855
bushschoolistpp@tamu.edu

Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy

The Bush School of Government and Public Service

Texas A&M University
1112 Allen Building
4350 TAMU College Station, Texas 77843-4350