Fabrics poised to become the new software

Basic research advance leads to production of more than 250,000 chips embedded within fibers in less than a year.

Zach Winn | MIT News Office | May 21, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: cambridge boston-and-region industry technology-and-society innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie materials-science-and-engineering dmse school-of-engineering electronics research manufacturing collaboration government


Public opinion study in Europe shows drop in anti-immigration sentiment, among other changes

Surveys spanning recent decades also reveal geographic differences and gender gap in economic views.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office | May 16, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences political-science social-sciences immigration government women research europe policy alumniae

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill

Students and postdocs from MIT's Science Policy Initiative meet with lawmakers on Science-Engineering-Technology Congressional Visits Day 2019.

Science Policy Initiative | April 24, 2019 | mit
~6 mins   

Tags: school-of-engineering biological-engineering mechanical-engineering media-lab policy funding government school-of-architecture-and-planning energy national-institutes-of-nih national-science-foundation-nsf research volunteering outreach public-service women-in-stem

Special effects: How a movie could reduce corruption

A film and texting campaign can increase anticorruption reports from citizens, study shows.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office | March 13, 2019 | mit
~6 mins   

Tags: sloan-school-of-management social-sciences africa nigeria politics government research

Study evaluates China’s progress in establishing accounting measures to reinforce its Paris pledge

Firms learn from experience in the measurement, reporting, and verification of carbon emissions under China’s emissions trading systems.

Mark Dwortzan | MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change | Feb. 1, 2019 | mit
~5 mins   

Tags: research climate-change emissions china climate environment energy economics policy government carbon-dioxide international-initiatives global sloan-school-of-management joint-program-on-the-science-and-policy-of-global-change


John M. Deutch endows new MIT Institute Professorship | MIT News

Gift honors emeritus Institute Professor’s respect for MIT and its community.

MIT News Office | Sept. 26, 2018
~4 mins |

Tags:  faculty  giving  administration  government  chemistry  school-of-science

Noelle Selin named director of the MIT Technology and Policy Program | MIT News

Selin will spearhead the master's program for students whose research addresses societal challenges at the intersection of technology and policy.

Scott Murray | Institute for Data, Systems, and Society | Aug. 24, 2018
~4 mins |

Tags:  faculty  technology-and-society  policy  pollution  political-science  government  idss  eaps  school-of-engineering  school-of-science

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