Call for Papers

I’m organising this open panel on Decolonizing Science. I look forward to you joining our discussion! Submission portal: https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/ssss/4s19/ Deadline: Feb 1, 2019 Open Panel 33. Decolonizing Science: Where Have We Gotten To? Joy Zhang, University of Kent;  Michael Barr, Newcastle University The global trajectory of scientific innovations seems to be both interrupted and regenerated … Continue reading

British Council Grant

I’m delighted that our bid for the British Council’s Newton Fund has been successful. Collaborating with the Chinese Academy of Sciences, we are to host a 3-day interdisciplinary workshop brings together and empowers a new generation of bioscientists and social scientists from both China and the UK to critically and creatively examine what effective public … Continue reading

Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing

It was a great pleasure to share my ESRC project’s finding over two invited presentations at the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing. My first Summit presentation focused on the causes and possible solutions to the ‘public engagement-deficit’ I identified in China’s rise as a global scientific power. I urged for a professional cultural and … Continue reading