Choose a theme that is of interest and relevance to you and a topic issue with a history. The setting might be a country, a city, or a particular small community, depending on the issue. You do not have to restrict yourself to national topics but provide you with insights about the following questions:
• Why is the topic controversial?
• What are some of the diverse views expressed about the topic, and who are key stakeholders?
• What are the reasons for these stakeholders expressing the views they do?
• How are the roles of engineers or technologists around this topic represented, and why?
• Have the discussions around this or similar topics changed over time, and – if so – how have they changed, and why?
• Clearly titled with your chosen topic issue
• Include a summary of 200-250 words for your chosen articles;
• Analyse and discuss the coverage of this topic using the 5 questions above
• Provide some historical perspective on how the topic/related topics have been debated over time • Give references.
DUE is 5.4