Biomodifying technologies’ and the radical diffusion of the ‘experimental space’: the case of CRISPR and DIYbio
‘Biomodifying technologies’, including gene editing, are those that “modify living biological tissue in novel and increasingly patient-orientated and customised ways
CANCELLED - Exposure: Online participation and the artist’s body
In recent years a young generation of artists have utilized social media platforms and other web-based technologies as a tool for self-representation
SATSU White Rose & STS Hub Meeting
Further information to follow...
In Conversation with...
Dr Stephanie Straine, curator at Modern Art Oxford, will be in conversation with the Glasgow-based artist Rachel Adams, to discuss the current exhibitions Lowlight at BLOC Projects, Sheffield, and Noon at David Dale Gallery, Glasgow.
Meeting with PGRs
A few notes on bodily fluids and sexual transmission during Zika outbreak in Brazil
Denise Nacif Pimenta and Carol Nogueira from Fundação Oswaldo Cruz
SATSU Monthly Meeting
First SATSU monthly meeting of the new term
Workshop on 'Timing, Spacing, Organizing'
Aim of the event: To develop from conceptual to methodological approaches for researching timing and spacing within and around organizations; and to advance knowledge and practice around how to study processes of timing, spacing and organizing.
At the end of the last millennium, the proposal of the Human Genome Diversity Project and the publication of The Bell Curve sparked new worries that studies of human genetic variation would reignite scientific racism
Early career research workshop
The Lab@SATSU launches with a workshop with renowned feminist STS scholar Professor Jenny Reardon. Early career researchers, including PhD's, are invited to talk about research and share ideas.
Impossible futures? Environmental utopias for the 21st century
For the last 50 years environmentalism has warned of the dire consequences of abusing and exploiting the planet’s resources, conjuring future wastelands of depletion and chaos...
How Science Made the Victorian Future
Prepare to be transported back 120 years as you watch a staged reconstruction of a late Victorian popular scientific lecture about electricity and the future
Travels in Time, Fiction and Physics
Is time travel possible? How realistic are science fiction ideas if you analyse them scientifically?
Sociology’s Legacy as Social Physics
What are the consequences of increasing disciplinary specialization? How to think the relation between science and religion?
Imagining the History of the Future: Unsettling Scientific Stories
The future just isn’t what it used to be… not least because people keep changing it
Two-day workshop brought to you by The Sociological Review Foundation and The University of York's Sociology Department/Science & Technology Studies (SATSU)