What Do We Mean When We Write About Ethics, Equity, And Justice In Engineering Design?
By Madhurima Das, Gillian Roeder, Anastasia K. Ostrowski, Maria C. Yang, and Aditi Verma
Designers must consider ethics, equity, and justice in their work, although these terms are minimally present in engineering design literature. The presence of these terms is increasing, and motivations include sustainability and education. An expanded design justice framework is proposed.
Journal of Mechanical Design, June 12, 2023
Tackling Inequities in Emerging Technologies
By Sara Frueh
Aditi Verma is quoted in this article about how technological advances in AI, biomedicine, and energy generation require more equitable decision-making processes and community involvement to address historical inequities and ensure that marginalized communities are not disproportionately affected by the development and use of these technologies.
National Academies, May 4, 2023
Russia’s Nuclear Power Hegemony
By Jessica Lovering and Håvard Halland
The West Is Dependent on Moscow for More Than Just Gas and Oil
Foreign Affairs, June 8, 2022
By Andy Uhler
Denia Djokić is quoted in this article about Russia’s role in the worldwide nuclear power industry.
Marketplace, Mar 30, 2022
By Aditi Verma and Denia Djokić
To heal the divide over nuclear energy, the field needs to move from advocacy to understanding.
Issues in Science & Technology 37, no. 3 (Spring 2021): 64–69
By Aditi Verma , Ali Ahmad, and Francesca Giovannini
Amid the urgent need to decarbonize, the industry that delivers one-tenth of global electricity must consult the public on reactor research, design, regulation, location and waste.
Nature Vol 591, 199-201 (2021)
By Ali Ahmad, Aditi Verma, and Francesca Giovannini
The commentary series is more than just a distillate of the views that were presented during the conference by some of the world’s leading thinkers, scholars and practitioners on the 10th anniversary of Fukushima.
By Suzanne Baker, Dr. Jessica Lovering, and Dr. Rachel Slaybaugh, with guest contributor, Dr. Denia Djokic
To align the nuclear sector with the broader Justice40 initiative, federal policies should center communities and address past injustices.
Good Energy Collective
By Aditi Verma
The nuclear community must learn to imagine the unimaginable and sit with uncomfortable facts.
By Aditi Verma, Stéphanie Tillement & Frédéric Garcias, Sonja D. Schmid, Markku Lehtonen, Mariia Iakovleva, Jeremy Rayner & Ken Coates, Başak Saraç-Lesavre, Vincent Ialenti, Thomas R. Wellock, Elsa Gisquet, Sophie Beauquier & Emilie Poulain, Kohta Juraku & Shin-Etsu Sugawara, Eri Kanamori, Thomas Kaiserfeld & Arne Kaijser, Céline Parotte, and Lisa Marshall
To expand and reframe how we understand familiar problems and areas of work in the nuclear sector ranging from the very design of reactors to the disposition of nuclear waste.
Nuclear Technology, Volume 207, 2021 – Issue 9: Special issue on the Nuclear, Humanities, and Social Science Nexus
By Katlyn M. Turner, Lauren J. Borja, Denia Djokić, Madicken Munk, and Aditi Verma
The nuclear community must go beyond acknowledgement alone if it genuinely aims to dismantle long-standing structural inequalities.
By Aditi Verma
In order for the nuclear technology sector… to be more balanced and decolonised, work is needed to eradicate epistemic and institutional segregation and to establish epistemic and institutional justice.
By Aditi Verma
This study is the first systematic exploration of the reactor design process and choices. It applies methodological and theoretical tools developed within the mechanical engineering design studies field to the study of nuclear reactor design.
Nuclear Engineering and Design, Volume 379, 2021, 111114, ISSN 0029-5493
By Aditi Verma
We are united in calling on President Biden to reduce the nuclear threat as our nation works with others for a world without nuclear weapons.
News, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center
By Laura Grego
Antiracist work and action has to be part of the epistemic and institutional constitution of the nuclear field and community.
Nuclear Weapons, All Things Nuclear
By Judith Lewis Mernit
Advances in technology have politicians on both sides of the aisle rethinking nuclear power.
Capital & Main
By David Roberts
“A new women-led, progressive energy group will devote itself to nuclear policy.
By Tali Perelman, Tim Dougherty, Brittany Zajic, and Suzanne Hobbs Baker
An abstract idea of a better future will continue to be abstract unless we give it shape. The images in Seeing Different begin to do just that.
The Breakthrough Institute
Letters of Support
Signed by Suzanne Baker Hobbs, Fastest Path to Zero Creative Director
The 53 signatories of this open letter include world famous climate scientists; academics, political leaders; regulators; climate NGOs; authors; artists; and investors.
Presented to Heads of Delegations at the Canada-UK Nuclear Energy Summit on Thursday 5 March 2020.
An open letter and call to action to members of congress.