Tadashi Kobayashi

 Tadashi Kobayashi (小林傳司), Osaka University, Japan

Tadashi Kobayashi is presently a vice president of Osaka University. He is also a Professor and Vice Director of Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University and a Director of Program for Education and Research on Science and Technology in Public Sphere (STiPS). His research interests include philosophy of science, science, technology and society (STS) studies. His publications include University as a Research Site: What Knowledge is for? (editor, Iwanami Shoten, 2013), The Age of Trans-Science (NTT Publications, 2007), Lessons from Fukushima (ed. by Y. Fujigaki, Springer, 2015) . He also served as a member of organizers and a facilitator of the first Nation-wide Consensus Conference on GMOs (2000), the first President of Japanese Society for Science and Technology Studies (2001- 2003), a Director of “World Wide Views on Global Warming Project” in Japan (2009).

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National Energy Policy After Fukushima and the Aftermath: Did Deliberative Opinion Poll Work Well?