IntroductionA new Academic Research Fellow at ESRC Genomics Forum
With a background in the social study of science and technology Dr Matthias Wienroth joins the Forum Team as an Academic Research Fellow.
"This appointment gives me the opportunity to bring together my interests in emergent science and technology fields, their practices and governance, and the engagement with science through art,” comments Matthias. “thus building on, and developing further the Forum's important work. I look forward to working with colleagues in the Forum and Network, and at the University of Edinburgh."
Earlier this year, Matthias completed a Durham University-based ethnographic research project on the UK governance of innovation by policy intermediaries. Since August 2011, he has worked alongside a medical engineer and an ethicist at the University of Newcastle on public engagement and co-enquiry work with patients about failed medical devices. Matthias will continue this work alongside his appointment at the Forum.
Visit Matthias Wienroth's Staff profile page for more information on his work.