International Centres, Projects and Networks



Centre for Biomedicine & Society

Catherine Waldby and Melinda Cooper have visiting positions at the Centre for Biomedicine and Society (CBAS), Brunel University London, and both are foundation members of the global biopolitics research group, which is based at the centre. The GBRG is an international consortium of scholars formed in 2005 to collaborate on publications, editorial activities, and grant applications around political issues posed by the globalization of the life sciences.

PARTS International Research Network

The research project 'Human Oöcytes for Stem Cell Research’ belongs to the PARTS (Provision and Acquisition of Reproductive Tissue for Science) International Research Network, based at the PEALS Centre, Newcastle-on -Tyne.

REMEDiE: Regeneative Medicine in Europe

Catherine Waldby is a member of the international Advisory Committee for the 'Regenerative medicine in Europe: emerging needs and challenges in a global context' EU FP7 project 2008-2011, Director Andrew Webster. This involves both regular meetings to advise the consortium of European CIs working on this grant, and direct research collaboration with the project.

Science and Technology Studies cluster, NUS

Catherine Waldby, Warwick Anderson and Hans Pols are active collaborators with the Science and Technology Studies cluster, National University of Singapore, hosting joint workshops and student exchange.

Biopolitics of Security Network

Melinda Cooper, Catherine Mills, Catherine Waldby and Charlotte Epstein are members of the Biopolitics of Security network, Keele University, UK (Director Luis Lobo-Guerrero).

Sama Resource Group for Women and Health

Catherine Waldby is a participant in the ‘Consultation on the Commercialization of Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Ethical implications’, Sama Resource Group for Women and Health, Delhi 22 – 24 January 2010.

The Biopolitica Research Centre

Melinda Cooper is a member of The Biopolitica Research Centre the Universidad Catolica de Santiago Chile (Director Miguel Vatter). www.biopolitica.cl/pags/portada.html# and is currently writing a piece for an edited volume of theoretical pieces for Miguel Vatter.

Project Biocultures

Catherine Mills and Catherine Waldby are participants in Project Biocultures; University of Illinois at Chicago (Professor Lennard Davis).

National Security Science and Technology Branch

Charlotte Epstein is a participant in the National Security Science and Technology (NSST) Branch international program, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

East Asian Science, Technology and Society

Warwick Anderson hold a joint appointment as senior scientist, Department of Medical History and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin-Madison (PI on NSF grant based there) http://medhist.wisc.edu/and is the Associate editor, East Asian STS J (Taiwan).

Bio-objects and Their Boundaries

Catherine Waldby is a participant in an EU COST Action, Bio-objects and their Boundaries.