Tuesday, November 24, 2015

CSSP Talk "Experimental Governance, Advanced Therapy and Wound Care Innovation Policy in UK and India" by Prof Alex Faulkner, University of Sussex, UK, on 3rd Dec

Centre for Studies in Science Policy

School of Social Sciences, JNU

 Invites you to a

 Special Lecture on

Experimental Governance, Advanced Therapy and Wound Care Innovation Policy in UK and India


 Prof Alex Faulkner

Centre for Global Health Policy, University of Sussex, United Kingdom


Venue:  Room No. 227, 2nd Floor, SSS-1

Date:    Thursday, 3rd December 2015

Time:   3:00 P.M. 

About the Speaker: Alex Faulkner joined the University of Sussex in 2012 from the Department of Political Economy, King's College London. He is a sociologist specialising in biomedicine and biomedical technology, and previously worked in the UK's national Health Technology Assessment programme. His research encompasses the governance of medical technology innovation especially in UK and EU regulatory contexts, issues of cancer detection and screening, and adoption of technologies into healthcare systems. His current research includes an ESRC-funded project on the relationships between biomedical technologies and elite sport, ethical issues and public views; and an ESRC-funded 'Rising Powers' project on global state strategies of biomedical innovation in India, China and the UK, focusing on regenerative medicine, bioinformatics and regulation of pharmacogenomics.

He also published a paper in the CSSP Electronic Working Paper Series on S&T Policy and Innovation Studies.

  • CSSPEWPS 1:: How Law Makes Technoscience: The Shaping of Expectations, Actors and Accountabilities in Regenerative Medicine in Europe, by Alex Faulkner; March 2010


All are welcome to attend the lecture.

Coordinators, CSSP Lecture Series


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