Professor Nikolas Rose, Professor of Sociology and Head of Department. His work explores how scientific developments have changed conceptions of human identity and governance and what this means for our political, socio-economic and legal futures. Nik teaches ‘Psychiatry, Culture and Globalization‘ (15 credits) offered in term 2.
Professor John Abraham, Professor of Sociology and Director of Postgraduate Research Programmes. John’s most recent book (co-authored with Dr Courtney Davis, also at SSHM), ‘Unhealthy Pharmaceutical Regulation: Innovation, Politics and Promissory Science, was published in December 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan. John teaches ‘Pharmaceutical and Society‘ (15 credits) offered in term 1.
Dr Claire Marris, Senior Research Fellow in the Department and Deputy leader of SSHM’s Research Group Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals and Public Policy (BPPP). Claire leads SSHM’s programme of research on the social dimensions of synthetic biology. This research is conducted within the Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation (CSynBI). Claire teaches ‘Translational Research: Linking Medicine, Science & Society‘.
Dr Sridhar Venkatapuram, Lecturer in Global Health & Philosophy, and Director of the MSc in Global Health & Social Justice at SSHM. Sridhar’s research and expertise is in global health, ethics and philosophy. Sridhar teaches ‘Critical Global Health‘ (30 credits) in term 1, and ‘Global Health Ethics‘ (30 credits) in term 2.
Dr Stuart Hogarth is Senior Research Fellow in the department, where he works at the interface between medical sociology, bioethics and science and technology studies. Stuart is interested in understanding how post-genomic science enters clinical practice as personalised medicine and his research maps and analyses the emergent socio-technical regime which supports that translational process. Stuart teaches ‘Global Economy: State, Capital & Science‘ (15 credits) in term 2. Read his blog, ‘Gene values‘, where he discusses the ethics and economics of personalised medicine, here.
Professor Ilina Singh, Director of the Bioethics & Society Programme.
Ilina is Professor of Science, Ethics & Society and cross-appointed to the Institute of Psychiatry. Her work examines the psycho-social and ethical implications of advances in biomedicine and neuroscience for young people and families. You can read more about Ilina here.
Dr Annette Rid, Senior Lecturer in Bioethics & Society. She works primarily in research ethics and clinical ethics, with a
Dr Silvia Camporesi, Lecturer in Bioethics & Society. Her research interests lie at the intersection of biomedical technologies, ethics and society, with a particular f
You can access the complete list of academic and research faculty at the Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine here, and you can see the complete list of modules offered at the department here.