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Nexus: Where Science Meets Society
Nexus: Where Science Meets Society
By Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.
In an age of discovery and innovation, how can benefits be passed along?
Science and scientists play a vital role in society. The degree of influence wielded by scientific opinion, the reputation of scientific bodies for impartially rendered insight, the priority accorded to scientific research and education all have contributed to the success of nations.
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As published in the IAEA Bulletin, the flagship publication of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Speeches by Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D.

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For additional information or transcripts, please contact Theresa Bourgeois at (518) 276-2840.


Saluting the Leaders of the Future
Mid-Year Degree Convocation
Colorado School of Mines
Golden, Colorado
Friday, December 15, 2006

Beijing Normal University
Beijing, China
Thursday, November 16, 2006

Going Forward, Together
Fall General Faculty Meeting
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, Auditorium
Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Empires of the Mind
Fall Faculty Convocation
Georgetown University
Gaston Hall
Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, November 1, 2006

Powering Innovation Through Diversity
IBM Watson Research Labs
Yorktown Heights, New York
Monday, October 30, 2006

Continuing our Renaissance
Presidential Fall Town Meeting
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Friday, October 27, 2006

Global Lessons for Faculty Diversity
Doctoral Education and the Faculty of the Future
Cornell Higher Education Research Institute (CHERI)
Sunday, October 8, 2006

The National Urban Technology Center 10th Annual Gala
The National Urban Technology Center 10th Annual Gala
The Willard Intercontinental Hotel
Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Energy Security: The "Space Race" of the New Millennium
Conference on "Energy: Cost and Crisis"
Knight Center for Specialized Journalism, University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Welcome Remarks
New York Stock Exchange Regulations Second Annual Securities Conference
Via Teleconference
Friday, June 9, 2006

Commencement Address
200th Commencement
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Harkness Field
Troy, New York
Saturday, May 20, 2006

Enabling Others to Make their Marks
7th Annual Harlem Renaissance Festival
Kentland/Columbia Park Community Center
Landover, Maryland
Saturday, May 6, 2006

Outstanding Teachers Create the Future
Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers
The Fountainhead, New Rochelle, New York
Thursday, May 4, 2006

Imagination and the Quiet Crisis
Lemelson-MIT Awards
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
Wednesday, May 3, 2006

Global Challenges Facing the U.S. Economy: Elements for Continued Global Pre-eminence
The Global Innovation Challenge: Responses by Industry & U.S. Policy Makers (Plenary Session)
31st Annual AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy
Washington Court Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Friday, April 21, 2006

Energy Security and the Future: A Perspective
Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay
Bombay, India
Monday, March 27, 2006

International Cooperation: Multiplying Strength, Sharing Benefit
Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur
Kanpur, India
Friday, March 24, 2006

Fortuitous Convergences
Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG)
PSEG Women's Network
Newark, New Jersey
Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Heritage by Chance, Success by Choice
Ohio State University Commencement
Columbus, Ohio
Sunday, March 19, 2006

History Plays Forward: Women in Science
Annual "Woman with a Voice" Women's History Month Luncheon
JPL's Director's Advisory Council for Women (ACW)
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Pasadena, California
Wednesday, March 8, 2006

Renaissance at Rensselaer: Spring 2006 Update
Spring 2006 Town Meeting
Darrin Communications Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
Tuesday, March 7, 2006

Presentation of American Society Of Mechanical Engineers President's Award
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, New York
Wednesday, March 1, 2006

A Convergence of Interests
Celebrating History and Culture Focusing on the Future
Black History Month Celebrations
Marathon Tower
Houston, Texas
Tuesday, February 21, 2006

College of William and Mary Charter Day Celebration
Dinner to Honor 2004-2005 President's Council
Kingsmill Resort
Williamsburg, Virginia
Saturday, February 11, 2006

Energy Security and the Quiet Crisis
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, New Jersey
Wednesday, February 8, 2006

The Converging Forces of the Quiet Crisis
Securities and Exchange Commission
African American Council
Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, February 7, 2006

Roundtable on Innovation and Economic Development
Roundtable on Innovation and Economic Development
Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies
Troy, New York
Friday, February 3, 2006

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