‘Science, Technology and Innovation Studies Seminar Series’, Edinburgh, Jan – March 2016

Science, Technology and Innovation Studies Seminar Series, Semester Two 2015-16

All STIS seminars are held in the Staff Room, 6th floor, Crystal Macmillan Building (University of Edinburgh, George Square).

Monday 11th January, 3.30-5.00pm: Dr Tiago Moreira (Durham University), ‘Assembling the “ageing society”‘

Monday 18th January, 3.30-5.00pm: Dr Duncan Wilson (University of Manchester), ‘Roadmaps and Pipelines, Hurdles and Obstacles: Translational Medicine and the Bioethics Backlash’

Monday 25th January, 3.30-5.00pm: Dr Lara Marks (King’s College, London), ‘History on-line: The case of monoclonal antibodies’

Monday 1st February, 3.30-5.00pm: Dr Marisa Wilson (GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh), ‘Cuban Exceptionalism? Openings and Closures for Alternative Food Networks in the (Post)colonial Caribbean’

Monday 8th February, 3.30-5.00pm: Prof Bing Liu (Tsinghua University), ‘The local knowledge, public understanding of science and STS studies in China’

Monday 15th February, 3.30-5.00pm: Dr Stefan Ecks (Social Anthropology, University of Edinburgh), ‘Psychiatric innovation in the post-Prozac era’

Monday 22nd February, 3.30-5.00pm: Dr Taylor Spears (Sociology, University of Edinburgh), ‘Cultures of financial modelling in the interest rate derivatives markets’

Monday 29th February, 3.30-5.00pm: Dr Annamaria Carusi (University of Sheffield), ‘New roles for medical humanities’

Monday 7th March, 3.30-5.00pm: Dr Gian Marco Campagnolo (Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, University of Edinburgh), ‘Laughing with numbers’

Monday 14th March, 3.30-5.00pm: Prof Ellen Moors (University of Utrecht), Co-creation in health innovation

Monday 21st March, 3.30-5.00pm: Dr Christine Knight (Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, University of Edinburgh), ‘Negative stereotypes of the Scottish diet: A qualitative analysis of deep-fried Mars bar references in the Scottish press’

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