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Location: UP.3.213
University of Manchester Building: University Place, Third Floor Oxford Road
Date: Wednesday, 21/Aug/2019
RN24_01a: Science, technology, innovation & society I
Location: UP.3.213
Chair: Harald Rohracher, Linköping University

The Social and Ethical Challenges Of The Intellectual Property Rights In Human Genome Editing Technologies

Franc Mali

University of Ljubljana/ Faculty of Social Sciences, Slovenia

DNA Recombination/Archeology of Artificial Life

Eva Slesingerova

Goethe University, Germany/ Masaryk University, Czech Republic

The Technopolitics of an Augmented and Virtual Reality: Gamifications in the Womb of Neoliberalism

Daniel Muriel, Jaime Cuenca

University of Deusto (Spain)

Innovation Practices in Social Collaborative Frames: Hackathons Are Not For Hackers?

Julianna Faludi

Corvinus University Budapest, Hungary

RN24_02a: Science, technology, innovation & society II
Location: UP.3.213
Chair: Harald Rohracher, Linköping University

CRISPR In Context: Lessons for Genome Editing from the History of Controversial Biotechnologies

Stevienna de Saille1, Michael Morrison2

1: iHuman, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom; 2: HeLEX, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Co-created Strategic Planning in Academia: Case Study of an Action Research Group

Senabre Hidalgo Enric1, Fuster Morell Mayo2

1: Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria; 2: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

Social Aspects of Technological Approaches to Increase Personal Mobility for Visually Impaired Persons in Urban Spaces

Markus Winkelmann, Nora Weinberger

KIT, Germany

A Complicated Union. Epistemological Challenges In The Collaboration Between Architects And Sociologists

Séverine Marguin

Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

RN24_03a: Science and the public I
Location: UP.3.213
Chair: Bernhard Wieser, TU Graz

Research Communication in Magnetic Fields: Pitfalls and Strategies

Mette Andersson

University of Oslo, Norway

Travelling Beyond the Barriers of Germline Genome Editing To Belong

Amarpreet Kaur

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Experience Narratives as Acts of ‘Public Engagement with Science’

Kia Kaarina Andell

University of Turku, Finland

Defamiliarization And Refamiliarization: Literary Techniques In The Service Of Scientism In Contemporary Popular Science

Daniel Lars Helsing

Lund University, Sweden; University College London, United Kingdom

RN24_04a: Science and the public II
Location: UP.3.213
Chair: Bernhard Wieser, TU Graz

Citizens Engagement through the Social Impact of Science in Social Media

Gisela Redondo-Sama1, Mimar Ramis2

1: University of Zaragoza; 2: University of Barcelona

The Cultural Meanings of Science: Understanding Science Identification Using the Sociology of (Non)religion

Stephen H. Jones

University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

S&T Meet Diplomacy: Dialogue between Scientists and Politicians

Paula Urze, Maria Paula Diogo


The Relationship Of Science To Its (Threatening) Outside In The Age Of Digital Media

Andreas Wenninger

Technische Universität München, Germany

Date: Thursday, 22/Aug/2019
RN24_05a: Scientific careers and practices
Location: UP.3.213
Chair: Heta Tarkkala, University of Helsinki

“Science Is Still Important…” A Qualitative Study On (Age-Related) Retirement Of University Professors In Germany

Oliver Berli, Julia Reuter

University of Cologne, Germany

Presenting and Valuating the Academic Self with the CV – Tracing historical contexts

Markus Tumeltshammer

University of Klagenfurt, Austria

New Techno-Scientific Governance: Time Regimes and Scientific Trajectories

Ilenia Picardi, Maria Carmela Agodi

University of Naples Federico II, Italy

RN24_06a: Science, Technology & Education
Location: UP.3.213
Chair: Ana Delicado, Instituto de Ciências Sociais ULisboa

Mind the Gap. Barriers in Computational Social Sciences Education and How to Deal with Them.

Anna Baczko-Dombi1, Katarzyna Abramczuk1,4, Agata Komendant-Brodowska1, Wander Jager2, Benedikt Fecher3, Natalia Sokolovska3, Tom Spits2

1: University of Warsaw, Poland; 2: University of Groningen, University College, Groningen Center for Social Complexity Studies, Groningen, The Netherlands; 3: The Alexander von Humboldt Institute of Internet and Society (HIIG), Berlin, Germany; 4: National Information Processing Institute, Warsaw, Poland

The Global Nature of STEM Education Increases Minority Students’ Readiness to Work with the Outgroup

Aurel Diamond, Elyakim Kislev

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Opening a Space between Fields. How Actors in Politics, Industry, and Higher Education Shape an Emerging Field of Knowledge

Philippe Saner

University of Lucerne, Switzerland

School Bus: A sociotechnical Analysis

EmíliaRodrigues Araújo, Rita Ribeiro, Marcia Silva

University of Minho, Portugal

RN24_07: Energy, climate change & sustainability
Location: UP.3.213
Chair: Bernhard Wieser, TU Graz

Towards a Smart Grid for All? Processes of Social Exclusion in the Transformation of Electricity Grids

Ekaterina Tarasova1, Anna Wallsten2, Harald Rohracher1

1: Linköping University, Sweden; 2: The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI)

Seeing is Believing: Citizen’s Engagement with the Science of Climate Change

Ana Delicado1, Giuseppe Pellegrini2, Roberto Falanga1, Jussara Rowland1

1: Instituto de Ciências Sociais ULisboa, Portugal; 2: Observa

Exnovation, Innovation, and Surprises in the German Energy Transition: What role for Real-world Experiments?

Martin David1, Matthias Gross1,2

1: Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig, Germany; 2: University of Jena, Germany

Climate Change and Cosmovisions in Environmental Assesment Processes in Chile and South America

Cristian Parker

Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile

RN24_08: Health, bio-medicine & social context
Location: UP.3.213
Chair: Aaro Tupasela, University of Helsinki

“The Window of Opportunity is Closing” - Chronic Urgency in the Promotion of Biomedicine

Heta Tarkkala, Karoliina Snell

University of Helsinki, Finland

The Perfectibility of the Self: on the Promises of Digital Health Technologies

Bernhard Wieser

TU Graz, Austria

The Impact Of Implantable Smart Heart Devices On The Daily Life Of Their Carriers: Regaining A Sense Of Control Through The Formation Of A Technoscientific Illness Identity

Jetske Charlotte Erisman, Kevin De Sabbata

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands, The

Towards a Sociology of Transfusion: European Politics of Blood Beyond Procurement

Nathan Wittock, Piet Bracke, Lesley Hustinx

Department of Sociology, Ghent University, Belgium

RN24_BM: RN24 Business Meeting
Location: UP.3.213
Chair: Harald Rohracher, Linköping University
Chair: Fabienne Crettaz von Roten, University of Lausanne
Date: Friday, 23/Aug/2019
RN24_09: Gender in/equality in science and technology
Location: UP.3.213
Chair: Heta Tarkkala, University of Helsinki

Gender Diversity Leads to Better Science

Nataly Buslón Valdez

Barcelona Supercomputing Center

Exploring the Relationship Between Gendered Team Dynamics and academic performance.

Elisabeth Anna Guenther1, Anne Laure Humbert2, Julio Meneses3, Jörg Müller3

1: Universität Klagenfurt, Austria; 2: Oxford Brookes, UK; 3: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

Genderspecific Discourses on the Legitimacy of Informal and Formal Promotion Practices in Scientific Careers

Andrea Wolffram, Jennifer Dahmen-Adkins, Matthias Dorgeist, Anne Göttgens, Astrid Schulz

RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Barriers To Implementing Gender Equality Measures In Physics – Lessons Learned From GENERA Project

Paulina Sekuła

Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland

RN24_10: Information Technologies and Society
Location: UP.3.213
Chair: Franc Mali, University of Ljubljana/ Faculty of Social Sciences

Reputation Technologies and Social Innovation: A New Approach

Stefano De Paoli

Abertay University, United Kingdom

Blockchain Technology: Constructing a Progressive Framework for Development

Tom Redshaw

University of Salford, United Kingdom

Young University Students And News. Uses And Gratifications

Rodolfo Martinez-Gras, Eva Espinar-Ruiz, Cristina Gonzalez-Diaz

University of Alicante, Spain

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