University of Edinburgh, STIS seminar series 2017/18, semester 1

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Dear all,

Apologies for cross-posting. We are very pleased to share with you details of the Science, Technology and Innovation Studies senior seminar series at the University of Edinburgh. Please use the following website address for further details on the location of each seminar, which will be updated accordingly.
http://www.stis.ed.ac.uk/events/stis_seminars/2017_2018

Kind regards,
Dr Faye Wade and Dr Dominic Berry (co-organisers)


Semester 1 - STIS seminar series 2017/18

18/9/2017
Deborah Scott, University of Edinburgh
Making space for the political in Responsible Research and Innovation

25/9/2017
Michael Hopkins, University of Sussex
Science, the State and the City:  Britain’s struggle to imitate US success in Biotechnology - and its lessons for industrial strategy

2/10/2017
Balazs Vedres, Central European University 
Forbidden triads and Creative Success in Jazz: The Miles Davis Factor 

9/10/2017
Anna Krzywoszynska, University of Sheffield 
Caring for soil life, surviving the Anthropocene

16/10/2017
Abigail Nieves Delgado, Ruhr-Universität Bochum Wortmarke 
Facial recognition technologies and the old problem of human categorization

23/10/2017
Laurens Klerkx, Wageningen University 
Lost in translation or lack of translation? Replication of co-innovation in international research collaborations

30/10/2017
Amy Hinterberger, University of Warwick 
Marked ‘h’ for human: Chimeric Life and the Politics of the Human

6/11/2017
Jon Agar, UCL 
How to kill AI: James Lighthill and the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Winter

13/11/2017
PhD Showcase
Daniel Thorpe, University of Edinburgh
Matjaz Vidmar, University of Edinburgh