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  • Professor Brian Bloomfield

    The sociology of science and technology. Issues of power and knowledge in relation to the development and use of information technology. Problems of order/disorder and technology. Technology, time and narrative. The modernisation of public services. ... Read more»
  • Dr Monika Buscher

    Dr Monika Buscher

    I'm interested in how people collaborate, at work or elsewhere. Everyday material and epistemic practices - on the move or in situ - including experiences and practices of place-making, distributed collaboration, collective intelligence are the focus of my studies. A combination of social science, ... Read more»
  • Dr Dawn Goodwin

    Dr Dawn Goodwin

    Prospective projects: I am pursuing my interests in learning, knowledge and practice in a developing research collaboration and proposal around high fidelity simulation in medical education.  I am interested in the idea that cultures of clinical practice are being simulated and I would like to explo... Read more»
  • Professor Mary Hamilton

    Professor Mary Hamilton

    I am based in the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning within the Department of Educational Research and am an Associate Director of the Lancaster Literacy Research Centre which is a partner in the National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy (NRDC). I am also a member... Read more»
  • Professor Adrian Mackenzie

    Professor Adrian Mackenzie

    I'm very interested in the lives of data, especially in databases but also in data analysis, modelling and 'analytics.'  I'm looking at changes in the work, productivity and situation of programmers, life scientists, and focusing on the transformations in technique, knowledge and products associated... Read more»
  • Professor Maureen McNeil

    Professor Maureen McNeil

    My background: I am a Canadian researcher and teacher who has worked in Canada , the USA , with a short stint in Berlin , but mainly in the UK (Leicester University, Institute of Education, London; Manchester University; Birmingham University and since 1996 at Lancaster University). I am sustained b... Read more»
  • Professor Maggie Mort

    Professor Maggie Mort

    Director of the Centre for Science Studies http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/centres/css Sociology of science, technology and medicine: technological change, telemedicine and telecare, innovation in health science and technology, health policy and politics, disaster and recovery studies. I work largely wi... Read more»
  • Professor Greg Myers

    Professor Greg Myers

    My best-known work focused on the social context of written academic texts, especially in science, treating such issues as politeness, cohesion, narrative structure, commonplaces, and illustration, drawing on frameworks from the sociology of scientific knowledge. More recent work has studied express... Read more»
  • Dr Stephen Pumfrey

    Dr Stephen Pumfrey

    Summary of research interests. Stephen Pumfrey's research interests lie in the history of Renaissance and early modern science and medicine. He is especially concerned with post-positivist understandings of the emergence of "new philosophy" in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. His ... Read more»
  • Dr Celia Roberts

    Dr Celia Roberts

    My research centres on the body, health, reproduction, sexuality and aging. I am currently writing a book on early onset puberty, entitled 'Puberty in Crisis: a bio-psycho-social account', forthcoming with Cambridge University Press. This book brings together feminist science studies, feminist theor... Read more»
  • Professor Elizabeth Shove

    Professor Elizabeth Shove

    See my personal web page for recent publications and details of past and present projects.   I came to Lancaster in 1995 as deputy director of the Centre for the Study of Environmental Change and was director of the Centre for Science Studies for a couple of years before joining the Sociology Depart... Read more»
  • Dr Vicky Singleton

    Dr Vicky Singleton

    Key Words Materiality, practices, technoscience, feminist theory, health, medicine, care, farming, policy, gender constitution and enactment, standardization and generalisation, science and technology studies, (after) actor-network theory.   General Research Activities I trained and worked as a Regi... Read more»
  • Professor Lucy Suchman

    Professor Lucy Suchman

    I came to the Sociology Department and the Centre for Science Studies at Lancaster after twenty years as a researcher at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center. My research has centered on relations of ethnographies of everyday practice to new technology design. Drawing on studies of work, science and te... Read more»
  • Dr Richard Tutton

    Dr Richard Tutton

      My research is at the intersection of the sociology of health and illness and the social studies of science. My current work centres on three related areas: 1. Expectations, imaginaries and futures in contemporary biomedicine and biotechnology 2. The relationship and tensions between the shift tow... Read more»
  • Professor Theodore Vurdubakis

    Professor Theodore Vurdubakis

    Theo Vurdubakis is Professor of Organisation and Technology. A graduate of Athens University he completed his MSc and PhD at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) where he taught for fifteen years. His research interests include the role of technologies in social o... Read more»
  • Dr Claire Waterton

    Dr Claire Waterton

    Research interests I am interested in the theory and methodological practices of Science and Technology Studies (STS) and in working with these to understand all sorts of contemporary environmental issues and problems. My approach is to understand 'environmental problems' as particular kinds of orde... Read more»
  • Professor Brian Wynne

    Professor Brian Wynne

    Technology and risk assessment Public risk perceptions Public understanding of science, focusing on the relations between expert and lay knowledge and policy decision-making ... Read more»

  • Brigid Morris Colton

    Brigid Morris Colton

    I am interested broadly in mental health, in particular work around creating alternatives to psychiatry and psychopharmacology. These issues are linked to subjectivity, activism, disability, capitalism, marketisation, health care, relationality, risk, governance, biomedicalisation, rights and respon... Read more»

  • Mette Furbo

    Mette Furbo

  • Ali Hanbury

    Ali Hanbury

    I have worked with young people for over 13 years in a variety of community settings.  As a professional youth worker & community worker, activist and feminist I am keen to explore the roles and affects of, for example, gender relations, sexual orientation/sexualities, and various 'sexing practi... Read more»
  • Niklas Hartmann

    Niklas Hartmann

    I deploy the theoretical resources of science and technology studies (STS) to think through issues that are usually addressed by political ecologists, ecological theorists and the conservation community. Particularly, I am interested in the making of contemporary professional and academic environmen... Read more»
  • Lara Houston

    Lara Houston

  • Oscar Javier Maldonado Castañeda

    Oscar Javier Maldonado Castañeda

    I am a sociologist, my research area is science and technology studies. I am interesed in the relations between technoscience, expertise and policymaking. I think one of the most interesting fields to trace such complexities in contemporary societies is health and biomedical science. Currently, my w... Read more»
  • Brigid Morris Colton

    Brigid Morris Colton

    I am interested broadly in mental health, in particular work around creating alternatives to psychiatry and psychopharmacology. These issues are linked to subjectivity, activism, disability, capitalism, marketisation, health care, relationality, risk, governance, biomedicalisation, rights and respon... Read more»
  • Joann Wilkinson

    Joann Wilkinson

    My research interests include gender, health, medicine, reproduction and reproductive technologies. ... Read more»

  • Professor Brian Bloomfield

    The sociology of science and technology. Issues of power and knowledge in relation to the development and use of information technology. Problems of order/disorder and technology. Technology, time and narrative. The modernisation of public services. ... Read more»
  • Dr Monika Buscher

    Dr Monika Buscher

    I'm interested in how people collaborate, at work or elsewhere. Everyday material and epistemic practices - on the move or in situ - including experiences and practices of place-making, distributed collaboration, collective intelligence are the focus of my studies. A combination of social science, ... Read more»
  • Dr Dawn Goodwin

    Dr Dawn Goodwin

    Prospective projects: I am pursuing my interests in learning, knowledge and practice in a developing research collaboration and proposal around high fidelity simulation in medical education.  I am interested in the idea that cultures of clinical practice are being simulated and I would like to explo... Read more»
  • Professor Mary Hamilton

    Professor Mary Hamilton

    I am based in the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning within the Department of Educational Research and am an Associate Director of the Lancaster Literacy Research Centre which is a partner in the National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy (NRDC). I am also a member... Read more»
  • Professor Adrian Mackenzie

    Professor Adrian Mackenzie

    I'm very interested in the lives of data, especially in databases but also in data analysis, modelling and 'analytics.'  I'm looking at changes in the work, productivity and situation of programmers, life scientists, and focusing on the transformations in technique, knowledge and products associated... Read more»
  • Professor Maureen McNeil

    Professor Maureen McNeil

    My background: I am a Canadian researcher and teacher who has worked in Canada , the USA , with a short stint in Berlin , but mainly in the UK (Leicester University, Institute of Education, London; Manchester University; Birmingham University and since 1996 at Lancaster University). I am sustained b... Read more»
  • Professor Maggie Mort

    Professor Maggie Mort

    Director of the Centre for Science Studies http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/centres/css Sociology of science, technology and medicine: technological change, telemedicine and telecare, innovation in health science and technology, health policy and politics, disaster and recovery studies. I work largely wi... Read more»
  • Professor Greg Myers

    Professor Greg Myers

    My best-known work focused on the social context of written academic texts, especially in science, treating such issues as politeness, cohesion, narrative structure, commonplaces, and illustration, drawing on frameworks from the sociology of scientific knowledge. More recent work has studied express... Read more»
  • Dr Stephen Pumfrey

    Dr Stephen Pumfrey

    Summary of research interests. Stephen Pumfrey's research interests lie in the history of Renaissance and early modern science and medicine. He is especially concerned with post-positivist understandings of the emergence of "new philosophy" in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. His ... Read more»
  • Dr Celia Roberts

    Dr Celia Roberts

    My research centres on the body, health, reproduction, sexuality and aging. I am currently writing a book on early onset puberty, entitled 'Puberty in Crisis: a bio-psycho-social account', forthcoming with Cambridge University Press. This book brings together feminist science studies, feminist theor... Read more»
  • Professor Elizabeth Shove

    Professor Elizabeth Shove

    See my personal web page for recent publications and details of past and present projects.   I came to Lancaster in 1995 as deputy director of the Centre for the Study of Environmental Change and was director of the Centre for Science Studies for a couple of years before joining the Sociology Depart... Read more»
  • Dr Vicky Singleton

    Dr Vicky Singleton

    Key Words Materiality, practices, technoscience, feminist theory, health, medicine, care, farming, policy, gender constitution and enactment, standardization and generalisation, science and technology studies, (after) actor-network theory.   General Research Activities I trained and worked as a Regi... Read more»
  • Professor Lucy Suchman

    Professor Lucy Suchman

    I came to the Sociology Department and the Centre for Science Studies at Lancaster after twenty years as a researcher at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center. My research has centered on relations of ethnographies of everyday practice to new technology design. Drawing on studies of work, science and te... Read more»
  • Dr Richard Tutton

    Dr Richard Tutton

      My research is at the intersection of the sociology of health and illness and the social studies of science. My current work centres on three related areas: 1. Expectations, imaginaries and futures in contemporary biomedicine and biotechnology 2. The relationship and tensions between the shift tow... Read more»
  • Professor Theodore Vurdubakis

    Professor Theodore Vurdubakis

    Theo Vurdubakis is Professor of Organisation and Technology. A graduate of Athens University he completed his MSc and PhD at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) where he taught for fifteen years. His research interests include the role of technologies in social o... Read more»
  • Dr Claire Waterton

    Dr Claire Waterton

    Research interests I am interested in the theory and methodological practices of Science and Technology Studies (STS) and in working with these to understand all sorts of contemporary environmental issues and problems. My approach is to understand 'environmental problems' as particular kinds of orde... Read more»
  • Professor Brian Wynne

    Professor Brian Wynne

    Technology and risk assessment Public risk perceptions Public understanding of science, focusing on the relations between expert and lay knowledge and policy decision-making ... Read more»
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