Managing big biodata and health equity were some of the hot issues debated at Just Data? Justice, Knowledge and Care in an Age of Precision Medicine, a collaborative meeting to shape the science and justice agenda in the age precision medicine. Read the full story here.
Leaders in genomics, health and informatics, civil rights, bioethics, indigenous rights, science policy, and the social study of health and medicine will gather at UC Santa Cruz this week for a workshop that aims to broaden the public discussion of big data and health. Continue Reading Conference to explore questions of precision medicine, bio-data, and ethics
The Science and Justice Research Center (SJRC) announces an Assistant Director of Research and Academic Programs position. Continue Reading Job Announcement: SJRC Assistant Director
An interdisciplinary event hosted by the Center for Analytical Finance and the Science and Justice Research Center discussed the historical and social problems in tech and finance. more here.
Jenny Reardon, professor of sociology and director of the Science and Justice Research Center at UCSC interviewed in the French daily newspaper Le Monde. Continue Reading Jenny Reardon and SJRC appear in Le Monde
The fellowship includes a graduate student fellowship stipend at a graduate student researcher rate plus a research allowance of $800 per year to cover supplies and travel to one relevant academic meeting or research site. The fellowship is guaranteed for the first year, and it may or may not be renewed for subsequent years. Continue Reading Genomics and Society Graduate Research Fellowship
The article “Science & Justice: The Trouble and the Promise,” co-written by Jenny Reardon, Jacob Metcalf, Martha Kenney, Karen Barad has just been published in the inaugural issue of Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, and Technoscience, a new STS journal supporting theoretically inventive and methodologically creative scholarship incorporating approaches from critical public health, disability studies, postcolonial studies, queer theory, sci-art,… Continue Reading “Science & Justice: The Trouble and the Promise” published in Catalyst
We will officially be welcoming the Center’s recently hired Assistant Director of Research and Academic Programs, Dr. Emily Cohen.
This is a great chance for everyone to meet the new faces in the Center and foster emerging collaborations! Continue Reading September 30, 2015 | Cocktail Hour: Meet & Greet
Assistant Director of Research and Academic Programs for the Science & Justice Research Center and Assistant Adjunct Professor of Sociology.
Continue Reading Emily Cohen, joins SJRC as Assistant Director of Research and Academic Programs
SJRC Visiting Scholars present at the annual meeting for the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)
In collaboration with SJRC Director Jenny Reardon, 2013-2014 Visiting Scholars Rachel Tillman and Javier Aguirre from the Universidad Industrial de Santander (UIS), Bogata, Colombia organized a panel on ‘Building Bridges: Science and Justice in Institutional Contexts’ that was presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S). Continue Reading SJRC Visiting Scholars present at the annual meeting for the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)