Dr Martyn Pickersgill to edit prestigious journal
Dr Martyn Pickersgill (Wellcome Trust Reader in Social Studies of Biomedicine) has been invited to join the Editorial Board of the prestigious social science journal, Science as Culture.
For over thirty years Science as Culture has published major, influential scholarly analyses of science, technology and medicine and their dynamic relationships with wider culture.
Our culture is a scientific one, defining what is natural and what is rational. Its values can be seen in what are sought out as facts and made as artefacts, what are designed as processes and products, and what are forged as weapons and filmed as wonders. In our daily experience, power is exercised through expertise, e.g. in science, technology and medicine. Science as Culture explores how all these shape the values which contend for influence over the wider society.