.The third course of the International School of Science Journalism & Communication 2012 is about Nanotechnologies and will take place in Ettore Majorana Foundation and Centre for Scientific Culture at Erice (Italy) in August 1 to 4, 2012.
The European Comission has released the report Understanding public debate on nanotechnologies. Options for framing public policy. The document consists of a series of research articles on the nature of public debate on nanosciences and nanotechnologies, and the ways in which deliberative approaches could lead to better governance of these technologies. The authors of these articles were involved (as coordinators or participants) in a number of now completed European Commission funded Science in Society projects.