Science Participation in Brazil

Another event I organised recently was an ISRF funded forum on ‘Citizen science and Our Social-Technical Future: A Brazilian Perspective’, you can now watch the main talks on Youtube It was so wonderful to have an almost 150-minute discussion with leaders of the citizen science movement in São Paulo. The recording can be found on Youtube. At the … Continue reading

New Article on Decolonising Science Governance

It’s so great to see my Critical Policy Studies (CPS) article on decolonisation out in March, during a series of events in which I was putting what I argued in the paper in practice . The paper, Decolonizing the Temporal and Relational Assumptions in Contemporary Science and Science Policies, captures a number of conceptual tools … Continue reading

Recent Work Relating to Human Genome Editing

It was a privilege to be a main speaker again at the Third International Summit on Human Genome Editing on 6-8 March 2023 at the Francis Crick Institute. It was also a great pleasure to meet up with so many friends that I haven’t been able to see for quite a long time due to COVID. … Continue reading

BioGovernance Commons Session on CRISPR

The first two months of 2023 were exceptionally intense for me. One main reason was that I, and Prof. Ruipeng Lei in China co-organised another BioGovernance Commons session on 11 Feburary. It was the first time that Jiankui He agreed to speak at a open discussion with Chinese academics on CRISPR technology since his release from prison. … Continue reading