Author Archives: barbaraprainsack

About barbaraprainsack

I'm Professor of Sociology at the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King's College London. I tweet more than I blog. @BPrainsack

Horizon 2020 and new Open Access policies

Used primarily by early technology adopters and ‘freedom of information’ activists in the 1990s, Open Access (OA) has now become a widely established mechanism to make available research in digital format free of charge – and increasingly often also free … Continue reading

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Mansooreh Saniei’s paper in Social Science & Medicine

Mansooreh Saniei, PhD candidate at SSHM and member of the Research Group Biomedicine, Ethics and Social Justice, just published a paper in Social Science & Medicine drawing upon her Wellcome Trust funded research on the regulation of human embryonic stem cell … Continue reading

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Review of Machado & Prainsack’s “Tracing Technologies: Prisoners’ Views in the Era of CSI” in Social & Legal Studies

Simon Cole, Professor Professor of Criminology, Law & Society at UCL, reviews Helena Machado and Barbara Prainsack’s book Tracing Technologies: Prisoners’ Views in the Era of CSI in the latest issue of Social & Legal Studies.

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