General conference fee: £25 (Unwaged/ Student: £15) – includes lunch and refreshments. Enquiries to: [email protected]

Science studies research tends to focus on “the lab”, being chiefly concerned with the internal workings of the scientific community. This interdisciplinary conference brings together the diverse strands of academia that consider science as it intersects with non-scientific cultures, in both contemporary and historical settings.

Programme Overview

9:00 – 10:00 Registration & introduction over coffee.

10 — 11:30 Session One Parallel Sessions: Adventures in PEST Images and Imagining Medical meanings: Co-construction, Dispute and Debate

11:45 — 1:15 Session Two Parallel Sessions: Scientists and Artists Constructing pasts and futures Framing the Gene

1:15 — 2:45 Lunch & (optional) trips to the local science museums.

2:45 — 4:15 Session Three Parallel Sessions: ‘Objects’ of the human body: diverse uses Case Studies in Science and Politics Seeing Nature

4:30 — 6:00 Session Four Parallel Sessions: Dealing with Deficits and Difference. Images of Science in Popular Literature. Technology and Consciousness.

6:00 — 7:00 Plenary over drinks.