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Special Interest Groups

The following research discussion groups regularly meet on various locations on Streatham campus:

Egenis Research Exchange

Lead: Sabina Leonelli & Elis Jones

Formerly named the Biology Interest Group, this is a forthnightly reading group for work by Exeter staff and visitors interested in history, philosophy and social studies of biology. Find out more.

Contact name

Email

Venue

Day

Time

Elis Jones

erj205@exeter.ac.uk

Byrne House seminar room

Mondays

2–3pm

Data Crunch

Lead: Sabina Leonelli & Niccolò Tempini

Breakfast discussion group for data-related research. Find out more and/or email idsai@exeter.ac.uk to join the mailing list.

Contact name

Email

Venue

Day

Time

Sabina Leonelli

S.Leonelli@exeter.ac.uk

Online

Mondays

9–10am

Studies of Open Science

Lead: Sabina Leonelli

Discussion group for 'open science' issues, on a rolling time schedule to accomodate different time zones/continents. Find out more.

Contact name

Email

Venue

Day

Time

Sabina Leonelli

S.Leonelli@exeter.ac.uk

Online

Thursdays

variable

HTS - Health, Technology & Society

Lead: To be advised

A focus for interdisciplinary research involving social aspects of emerging medical technologies, particularly those relating to diagnosis and intervention, at the University of Exeter and beyond. Find out more.

Cognition and Culture

Lead: Giovanna Colombetti and Juan Diego Bogotá

Reading group for philosophy of the cognitive sciences, embodied and distributed cognition, and intersections with social science and material culture.

Contact name

Email

Venue

Day

Time

Juan Diego Bogota

jb1244@exeter.ac.uk

Byrne House seminar room

Varies

12–1pm

Sociology of Diagnosis Reading Group

Lead: Ginny Russell

Monthly reading group focusing on the sociology of diagnosis. We will read classic & contemporary texts, following our own interests. Find out more.

Contact name

Email

Venue

Day

Time

Courtney Buckler

cmb232@exeter.ac.uk

Byrne House seminar room

Thursdays

12–2pm

Plant Life

Lead: Sabina Leonelli, Hugh Williamson and Özlem Yilmaz

Monthly discussion group exploring plants amnnd plant science from historical, phiolosophical and anthropological perspectives.

Contact name Email Venue Time
Hugh Williamson H.Williamson@exeter.ac.uk Byrne House seminar room 3–4.30pm

Philosophy of Ecology Reading Group

Lead: Adrian Currie and Elis Jones

A currently fortnightly reading group examining issues in the philosophy of ecology.

Contact name

Email

Venue

Day

Time

Adrian Currie A.Currie@exeter.ac.uk Online Tuesdays 4pm