Centre for Health, Technologies and Social Practice



The Centre for Health, Technologies and Social Practice is an interdisciplinary centre at the University of Leeds, launched in October 2012.

It draws together researchers with interests in the social practices through which technologies of health are designed, delivered and implemented. Current research includes work on responsible innovation, patient reported outcomes, evidence based policy and inclusive technologies.

The Centre runs seminars and events and members participate in a range of other projects and study groups.

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  • THESP members at Science in Public conference

    Choon-Key Chekar, Greg Hollin, Julia Swallow, and Karen Throsby presented their work together in the panel session Situating diverse publics, policies and professionals in contemporary medical practice.

  • Seminar: Ethical Dilemmas in Controlled Organ Donation after Circulatory Death (Dr Alicia Perez-Blanco)

    Dr Alicia Perez-Blanco will discuss the ethical dilemmas related to two procedures currently used in intensive care units to recruit organ donors: non therapeutic elective ventilation (EV) and non-heart-beating organ donation also called controlled donation after circulatory death (cDCD).

    Date and Time
    Wed 13 September 2017
    14:00 – 15:00 BST

    Room 12.21 Social Sciences Building
    University of Leeds

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