Rosemary Lucy Hill, along with colleagues in the School of Media and Communication at Leeds and the Department of Sociological Studies at University of Sheffield, has just published a new article which examines sexist discourses in the readings of data visualisations. The article appears in the Journal of Communication Inquiry, special issue on Digital Feminist Media Studies. The article is available online now.
Centre for Health, Technology and Social Practice members go to 4S/EASST conference, Science and Technology By Other Means, this August
Members of the Centre for Health, Technology and Social Practice will be speaking at 4S/EASST conference, Science and Technology By Other Means, this August.
Margrit Shildrick, Professor of Gender and Knowledge Production at Linköping University, spoke at the Centre for Health, Technologies and Social Practice on 5th July 2016, on the topic 'Rethinking prostheses: technologies, boundaries and embodiment'.
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’.
'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.
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
New article: Embodied innovation and regulation of medical technoscience: transformations in cancer patienthood
Anne Kerr and Sarah Cunningham-Burley have just published ‘Embodied innovation and regulation of medical technoscience: transformations in cancer patienthood‘ in Law, Innovation and Technology. Abstract Biomedical advances are transforming the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Patienthood is also transforming, as patients actively participate in research, innovation and regulation of novel...
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).