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Thesp holds symposium on Ageing Societies

Thesp recently held a two-day symposium on Ageing Societies, which brought together experts in Science & Technology Studies (STS), Anthropology and Sociology to explore major trends in the development and implementation of technological and political solutions to the problems of so-called ‘Ageing Societies’. Read more »

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New article focuses on the care of laboratory animals

‘Care, Laboratory Beagles and Affective Utopia’ by Gregory Hollin and Eva Giraud, published in Theory, Culture & Societydiscusses the ethics of creating a ‘beagle utopia’ for lab animals, arguing that it aids compliance rather than care. Read more »

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Martyn Pickersgill in Leeds to talk about mental health

Regulating Mental Health: Humanitarian Reason and the Structuring of Research and Service-Design

2nd March 2016
17:00-18:00
G.33, The Liberty Building, University of Leeds Read more »

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New article: Embodied innovation and regulation of medical technoscience: transformations in cancer patienthood

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Upcoming seminar by Andrea Whittaker: The rise and fall of commercial surrogacy in Thailand (Friday 5th Feb, 12-1, Social Sciences Building)

Andrea Whittaker (ARC Future Fellow, Monash University) will be speaking at the next Thesp seminar on Friday 5th February 2015, 12-1 in the Social Sciences Building (room 11.12). Read more »

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CfP: Digital Health/Digital Capitalism One Day Conference 4th July 2016

A one day conference on Digital Health/Digital Capitalism will be taking place at Leeds Beckett on 4th July 2016. Read more »

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MS Society fund project on risk and benefits in MS treatment

Thesp member Ana Manzano wins funding from the Multiple Sclerosis Society for an exciting new research project on Risk and Benefits in Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Selection. Read more »

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RealismLeeds conference establishes network of international researchers

RealismLeeds international conference ‘The State of the Art of Realist Methodologies’ at Leeds establishes an international network of realist researchers and methodologists. Read more »

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Upcoming talks by Anne Kerr

Anne Kerr will be talking about the implications for cancer of genomic medicine, and what it means to be human in the era of precision medicine. Read more »

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Visit to China

Anne Kerr and Mark Monaghan recently visited China and gave lectures whilst they were there. Read more »

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