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Youtie, Jan, Shapira, Philip, Reinsborough, Michael and Fisher, Erik (2019) 'Research network emergence: Societal issues in nanotechnology and the center for nanotechnology in society.' Science and Public Policy, 46 (1). pp. 126-135.

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This article looks at the creation of a network of researchers of social issues in nanotechnology and the role of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University (CNS-ASU) in the creation of this network. The extent to which CNS-ASU is associated with the development of a research network around the study of social issues in nanotechnology is examined through geo-graphic mapping of co-authors and citations of center publications, network analysis of co-authors of papers on social issues in nanotechnology, and a disciplinary analysis of these papers. The results indicate that there is an extensive network of co-authorships among researchers studying social issues in nanotechnology with CNS-ASU at the center of this network. In addition, papers written by center members and affiliates integrate a diverse range of disciplines. Qualitative data are used to interpret some of the ways that citation occurs.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: nanotechnology, center, network
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Foundation College
Subjects: H Social Sciences
ISSN: 03023427
DOI (Digital Object Identifier):
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2023 09:47
Funders: Other

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