The social study of science and medicine is a rapidly growing area in Australia and around the world. As the life sciences increasingly play a central role in contemporary societies, debates are emerging on how the biosciences are redefining society, politics, and legalities, including:
We explore these profound debates in the social study of science. Our aim is to bring researchers together to promote dialogue and collaboration and to give a greater profile to the field.
Masterclass with Professor Barbara Prainsack
Exploring how precision medicine, with its programmatic focus on individual patients, could– perhaps counterintuitively – shed light on the substantive meaning of value in healthcare.
Wednesday 19 February 2020
Madsen Building, Eastern Avenue
The University of Sydney
Open to all higher-degree researchers and early career researchers. Spaces limited, please RSVP by Feb 7.
For more information, contact: Associate Professor Sonja van Wichelen
Promoting dialogue and collaboration
We run an extensive series of high-profile activities, including:
For a detailed list of upcoming events, please visit the University's What's On Calendar.