Blogs tagged with: Research

The Impossible Clinic: A Critical Sociology of Evidence-based Medicine: 5 Questions to A Hanemaayer

The Impossible Clinic: A Critical Sociology of Evidence-based Medicine: 5 Questions to A Hanemaayer

Ariane Hanemaayer

Judith Weik

The Impossible Clinic: A critical sociology of evidence-based medicine is the first book to interrogate the history, practice, and the pitfalls of EBM and how it persists due to intersecting relationships between professional medical regulation and liberal governance strategies.

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Posted: Monday 27 January 2020


Citizen Science in a Pandemic: A Fleeting Moment or New Normal?

Citizen Science in a Pandemic: A Fleeting Moment or New Normal?

Katie Cohen

Katie Cohen is a Research Assistant for the Expertise Under Pressure project at CRASSH and at the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP). In this blog she is looking at citizen science as a contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted: Wednesday 17 June 2020


Introducing the CRASSH Research Networks 2021 – 2022

Introducing the CRASSH Research Networks 2021 – 2022

CRASSH News

Our Research Networks will bring you exciting and thought-provoking events and activities for the coming academic year. While we hope that in-person events will be possible again, for the moment events will take place online in various formats, from seminars, talks to podcasts and online reading groups. 

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Posted: Wednesday 22 September 2021


Climates of Conspiracy

Climates of Conspiracy

Alfred Moore

Why is the issue of climate change so prone to conspiracy?

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Posted: Tuesday 4 November 2014


The Lady of the Longitude: Jane Squire

The Lady of the Longitude: Jane Squire

In 1714, the British Parliament offered large rewards for finding longitude at sea. Men around the world submitted schemes but only one woman, Jane Squire, published a proposal under her own name. Dr Alexi Baker has been investigating the life story of this remarkable trailblazer.

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Posted: Monday 1 December 2014


Inside Snowden’s Suitcase

Inside Snowden’s Suitcase

Clare Dyer-Smith

If you have nothing to hide, do you need privacy? Should the communications of individuals be monitored? What about activists and politicians, or the Four Horsemen of the Infocalypse? How about the details, emails and webcam records of your long-distance relationship?

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Posted: Tuesday 10 November 2015


Watch: Films from the Why Privacy? Conference

Watch: Films from the Why Privacy? Conference

Footage of the talks and panels from the Why Privacy? event on 18 April 2016.

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Posted: Thursday 5 May 2016