Professor Gail Davies
Professor in Human Geography

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Key publications



Niemi S, Davies GF (2016). Animal Research, the 3Rs, and the “internet of things”: Opportunities and Oversight in International Pharmaceutical Development. Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) Journal Full text. DOI.
Davies GF, Greenhough B, Hobson-West P, Kirk R, et al (2016). Developing a collaborative agenda for humanities and social scientific research on laboratory animal science and welfare. PLoS One Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Davies GF (2014). Searching for GloFish™: Aesthetics, Ethics and Encounters with the Neon Baroque. Environment and Planning A: international journal of urban and regional research, 46(11), 2604-2621. Abstract.  Full text.
Davies GF (2013). Arguably big biology: Sociology, spatiality and the knockout mouse project. Biosocieties, 4(8), 417-431. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Davies GF (2013). Mobilizing Experimental Life: Spaces of Becoming with Mutant Mice. Theory, Culture and Society: explorations in critical social science, 30, 129-153. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
DAVIES G (2012). Caring for the multiple and the multitude: assembling animal welfare and enabling ethical critique. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 30, 623-638. Full text. DOI.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Niemi S, Davies GF (2016). Animal Research, the 3Rs, and the “internet of things”: Opportunities and Oversight in International Pharmaceutical Development. Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) Journal Full text. DOI.
Davies GF, Greenhough B, Hobson-West P, Kirk R, et al (2016). Developing a collaborative agenda for humanities and social scientific research on laboratory animal science and welfare. PLoS One Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Leonelli S, Rappert B, Davies GF (2016). Introduction: Data Shadows: Knowledge, Openness and Absence. Science, Technology, and Human Values, 42, 191-202. Full text. DOI.
Davies GF (2016). Remapping the brain: towards a spatial epistemology of the neurosciences. Area, 48, 125-125. DOI.
Davies GF, Mackay A (2014). Introducing Geo: Geography and Environment. Geo: Geography and Environment DOI.
Davies GF (2014). Searching for GloFish™: Aesthetics, Ethics and Encounters with the Neon Baroque. Environment and Planning A: international journal of urban and regional research, 46(11), 2604-2621. Abstract.  Full text.
Davies GF (2013). Arguably big biology: Sociology, spatiality and the knockout mouse project. Biosocieties, 4(8), 417-431. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Frow E, Leonelli S, Davies GF (2013). Bigger, Faster, Better? Rhetorics and Practices of Large-Scale Research in Contemporary Bioscience. BioSocieties, 8(4), 386-396. Full text. DOI.
Davies GF (2013). Mobilizing Experimental Life: Spaces of Becoming with Mutant Mice. Theory, Culture and Society: explorations in critical social science, 30, 129-153. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Davies G (2013). Writing biology with mutant mice: the monstrous potential of post genomic life. Geoforum, 48, 268-278. Full text. DOI.
DAVIES G (2012). Caring for the multiple and the multitude: assembling animal welfare and enabling ethical critique. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 30, 623-638. Full text. DOI.
Fearnley CJ, McGuire WJ, Davies G, Twigg J (2012). Standardisation of the USGS Volcano Alert Level System (VALS): analysis and ramifications. Bulletin of Volcanology, 74, 2023-2036. DOI.
Davies G (2012). What is a humanized mouse? Remaking the species and spaces of translational medicine. Body & Society, 18, 126-155. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Greenhough B, Lorimer J, Davies G (2011). Corporal compassion: animal ethics and the philosophy of the body. ENVIRON PLANN D, 29, 188-190.
Davies G (2011). Playing dice with mice: building experimental futures in Singapore. New Genetics and Society, 30, 433-441. Full text. DOI.
Davies G (2010). Captivating behaviour: mouse models, experimental genetics and reductionist returns in the neurosciences. The Sociological Review, 58, 53-72. Full text. DOI.
Lorimer J, Davies G, Hinchliffe S, Hird M, Greenhough B, Roe E, Beisel U, Loftus A, Haraway D (2010). Collaborative book review of ‘When species meet’. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 28, 32-55.
Dwyer C, Davies G (2010). Qualitative methods III: animating archives, artful interventions and online environments. Progress in Human Geography, 34, 88-97. Full text. DOI.
Lorimer J, Davies G, Hinchliffe S, Hird MJ, Greenhough B, Roe E, Beisel U, Loftus A, Haraway D (2010). When species meet. ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING D-SOCIETY & SPACE, 28(1), 32-55. Author URL. DOI.
Davies GF (2010). Where do experiments end?. Geoforum, 41, 667-670. Full text. DOI.
Davies G, Dwyer C (2008). Qualitative methods II: minding the gap. Progress in Human Geography, 32, 399-406. Full text. DOI.
Davies GF (2008). Thinking, Reasoning and Writing with Animals in the Biosciences: book review essay. BioSocieties, 3, 446-451. Full text.
Burgess J, Stirling A, Clark J, Davies G, Eames M, Staley K, Williamson S (2007). Deliberative mapping: a novel analytic-deliberative methodology to support contested science-policy decisions. Public Understanding of Science, 16, 299-322. Author URL. DOI.
Davies G, Dwyer C (2007). Qualitative methods: are you enchanted or are you alienated?. Progress in Human Geography, 31, 257-266. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Davies G (2007). The funny business of biotechnology: better living through (chemistry) comedy. Geoforum, 38, 221-223. Full text. DOI.
Davies G (2006). Mapping deliberation: calculation, articulation and intervention in the politics of organ transplantation. Economy and Society, 35, 232-258. Full text. DOI.
Davies G (2006). Nature performed: environment, culture and performance. Cultural Geographies, 13, 476-477.
Davies G (2006). Patterning the geographies of organ transplantation: corporeality, generosity and justice. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 31, 257-271. Full text. DOI.
Davies G (2006). The sacred and the profane: biotechnology, rationality, and public debate. Environment and Planning A, 38, 423-443. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Davies G, Burgess J (2004). 'Challenging the view from nowhere’: citizen reflections on specialist expertise in a deliberative process. Health & place, 10, 349-361. Full text. DOI.
Davies G, Day R, Williamson S (2004). The geography of health knowledge/s. Health and Place, 10, 293-297. Full text. DOI.
Davies G (2003). A geography of monsters?. Geoforum, 34, 409-412. Full text. DOI.
Harrison C, Davies G (2002). Conserving biodiversity that matters: practitioners’ perspectives on brownfield development and urban nature conservation in London. Journal of Environmental Management, 65, 95-108. DOI.
Davies G (2000). Narrating the Natural History Unit: institutional orderings and spatial strategies. Geoforum, 31, 539-551. Full text. DOI.
Davies G (2000). Science, observation and entertainment: competing visions of postwar British natural history television, 1946-1967. Cultural Geographies, 7, 432-460. Full text. DOI.
Davies G (1999). Exploiting the archive: and the animals came in two by two, 16mm, CD-ROM and BetaSp. Area, 31, 49-58. Full text. DOI.

Chapters

Davies G (2011). Molecular Life. In Del Casino Jr V, Thomas M, Cloke P, Pannelli R (Eds.) A Companion to Social Geography, Wiley Blackwell, 257-274.
Davies GF (2010). Captivating behaviour: mouse models, experimental genetics and reductionist returns in the neurosciences. In Parry S, Dupre J (Eds.) Nature After the Genome, Wiley-Blackwell, 52-72.
Davies GF (2008). Science, observation and entertainment: competing visions of post-war British natural history television, 1946-1967. In  (Ed) Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place – Culture and Society: Critical Essays in Human Geography, Ashgate Press, 387-416.
Davies GF (2005). Exploiting the archive: and the animals came in two by two, 16mm, CD-Rom and BetaSP Area. In Thrift N, Whatmore S (Eds.) Cultural Geography: Critical concepts, Routledge.
Davies GF (2004). Wildlife. In Harrison S, Pile S, Thrift N (Eds.) Patterned Ground: ecologies of nature and culture London, Reaktion Press, 255-258.
Burgess J, Bedford T, Hobson K, Davies G, Harrison C (2003). (Un)sustainable consumption. In Berkhout F, Leach M, Scoones I (Eds.) Negotiating Environmental Change: New perspectives from social science, Edward Elgar, 261-291.
Davies G (2003). Researching the networks of natural history film-making. In Blunt A, Gruffudd P, May J, Ogborn M, Pinder D (Eds.) Cultural Geography in Practice, London: Edward Arnold, 202-217.
Davies G (2000). Virtual animals in electronic zoos: the changing geographies of animal capture and display. In Philo C, Wilbert C (Eds.) Animal Spaces, Beastly Places, London: Routledge, 243-267.

Reports

Lowe JWE, Collis M, Davies G, Leonelli S, Lewis DI, Zecharia AY (2016). An Evaluation of the Integrative Pharmacology Fund: Lessons for the future of in vivo education & training. British Pharmacological Society,  London. Full text.
Davies G, Burgess J, Eames M, Mayer S, Staley K, Stirling A, Williamson S (2003). Deliberative Mapping: Appraising Options for Addressing ‘the Kidney Gap’.
Murlis J, Davies G, others (2001). Public perception of the health impacts of climate change., Department of Health. 4 pages.
Harrison C, Davies G (1998). Lifestyles and the Environment., ESRC. Full text.

Internet publications

Davies GF, Scalway H (2012). MiceSpace.  Abstract.  Author URL.
Davies G (2009). The Geographies of knowledge’ Virtual issue of Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers.  Author URL. Web link.
Davies G, Balmer B, Barker K, Doubleday R, Milne R (2008). Locating Technoscience: an on-line reader exploring the geographies of science and technology.  Author URL. Web link.

Publications by year



2016

Lowe JWE, Collis M, Davies G, Leonelli S, Lewis DI, Zecharia AY (2016). An Evaluation of the Integrative Pharmacology Fund: Lessons for the future of in vivo education & training. British Pharmacological Society,  London. Full text.
Niemi S, Davies GF (2016). Animal Research, the 3Rs, and the “internet of things”: Opportunities and Oversight in International Pharmaceutical Development. Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) Journal Full text. DOI.
Davies GF, Greenhough B, Hobson-West P, Kirk R, et al (2016). Developing a collaborative agenda for humanities and social scientific research on laboratory animal science and welfare. PLoS One Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Leonelli S, Rappert B, Davies GF (2016). Introduction: Data Shadows: Knowledge, Openness and Absence. Science, Technology, and Human Values, 42, 191-202. Full text. DOI.
Davies GF (2016). Remapping the brain: towards a spatial epistemology of the neurosciences. Area, 48, 125-125. DOI.

2015

Davies GF (2015). Reading alongside the pipeline. Dialogues in Human Geography, 5(1), 108-110. DOI.

2014

Davies GF, Mackay A (2014). Introducing Geo: Geography and Environment. Geo: Geography and Environment DOI.
Davies GF (2014). Searching for GloFish™: Aesthetics, Ethics and Encounters with the Neon Baroque. Environment and Planning A: international journal of urban and regional research, 46(11), 2604-2621. Abstract.  Full text.

2013

Davies GF (2013). Arguably big biology: Sociology, spatiality and the knockout mouse project. Biosocieties, 4(8), 417-431. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Frow E, Leonelli S, Davies GF (2013). Bigger, Faster, Better? Rhetorics and Practices of Large-Scale Research in Contemporary Bioscience. BioSocieties, 8(4), 386-396. Full text. DOI.
Davies GF (2013). Mobilizing Experimental Life: Spaces of Becoming with Mutant Mice. Theory, Culture and Society: explorations in critical social science, 30, 129-153. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Davies G (2013). Writing biology with mutant mice: the monstrous potential of post genomic life. Geoforum, 48, 268-278. Full text. DOI.

2012

DAVIES G (2012). Caring for the multiple and the multitude: assembling animal welfare and enabling ethical critique. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 30, 623-638. Full text. DOI.
Davies GF, Scalway H (2012). MiceSpace.  Abstract.  Author URL.
Fearnley CJ, McGuire WJ, Davies G, Twigg J (2012). Standardisation of the USGS Volcano Alert Level System (VALS): analysis and ramifications. Bulletin of Volcanology, 74, 2023-2036. DOI.
Davies G (2012). What is a humanized mouse? Remaking the species and spaces of translational medicine. Body & Society, 18, 126-155. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2011

Greenhough B, Lorimer J, Davies G (2011). Corporal compassion: animal ethics and the philosophy of the body. ENVIRON PLANN D, 29, 188-190.
Davies G (2011). Molecular Life. In Del Casino Jr V, Thomas M, Cloke P, Pannelli R (Eds.) A Companion to Social Geography, Wiley Blackwell, 257-274.
Davies G (2011). Playing dice with mice: building experimental futures in Singapore. New Genetics and Society, 30, 433-441. Full text. DOI.

2010

Davies G (2010). Captivating behaviour: mouse models, experimental genetics and reductionist returns in the neurosciences. The Sociological Review, 58, 53-72. Full text. DOI.
Davies GF (2010). Captivating behaviour: mouse models, experimental genetics and reductionist returns in the neurosciences. In Parry S, Dupre J (Eds.) Nature After the Genome, Wiley-Blackwell, 52-72.
Lorimer J, Davies G, Hinchliffe S, Hird M, Greenhough B, Roe E, Beisel U, Loftus A, Haraway D (2010). Collaborative book review of ‘When species meet’. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 28, 32-55.
Dwyer C, Davies G (2010). Qualitative methods III: animating archives, artful interventions and online environments. Progress in Human Geography, 34, 88-97. Full text. DOI.
Lorimer J, Davies G, Hinchliffe S, Hird MJ, Greenhough B, Roe E, Beisel U, Loftus A, Haraway D (2010). When species meet. ENVIRONMENT AND PLANNING D-SOCIETY & SPACE, 28(1), 32-55. Author URL. DOI.
Davies GF (2010). Where do experiments end?. Geoforum, 41, 667-670. Full text. DOI.

2009

Davies G (2009). The Geographies of knowledge’ Virtual issue of Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers.  Author URL. Web link.

2008

Davies G, Balmer B, Barker K, Doubleday R, Milne R (2008). Locating Technoscience: an on-line reader exploring the geographies of science and technology.  Author URL. Web link.
Davies G, Dwyer C (2008). Qualitative methods II: minding the gap. Progress in Human Geography, 32, 399-406. Full text. DOI.
Davies GF (2008). Science, observation and entertainment: competing visions of post-war British natural history television, 1946-1967. In  (Ed) Contemporary Foundations of Space and Place – Culture and Society: Critical Essays in Human Geography, Ashgate Press, 387-416.
Davies GF (2008). Thinking, Reasoning and Writing with Animals in the Biosciences: book review essay. BioSocieties, 3, 446-451. Full text.

2007

Burgess J, Stirling A, Clark J, Davies G, Eames M, Staley K, Williamson S (2007). Deliberative mapping: a novel analytic-deliberative methodology to support contested science-policy decisions. Public Understanding of Science, 16, 299-322. Author URL. DOI.
Davies G, Dwyer C (2007). Qualitative methods: are you enchanted or are you alienated?. Progress in Human Geography, 31, 257-266. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Davies G (2007). The funny business of biotechnology: better living through (chemistry) comedy. Geoforum, 38, 221-223. Full text. DOI.

2006

Davies G (2006). Mapping deliberation: calculation, articulation and intervention in the politics of organ transplantation. Economy and Society, 35, 232-258. Full text. DOI.
Davies G (2006). Nature performed: environment, culture and performance. Cultural Geographies, 13, 476-477.
Davies G (2006). Patterning the geographies of organ transplantation: corporeality, generosity and justice. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 31, 257-271. Full text. DOI.
Davies G (2006). The sacred and the profane: biotechnology, rationality, and public debate. Environment and Planning A, 38, 423-443. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2005

Davies GF (2005). Exploiting the archive: and the animals came in two by two, 16mm, CD-Rom and BetaSP Area. In Thrift N, Whatmore S (Eds.) Cultural Geography: Critical concepts, Routledge.

2004

Davies G, Burgess J (2004). 'Challenging the view from nowhere’: citizen reflections on specialist expertise in a deliberative process. Health & place, 10, 349-361. Full text. DOI.
Davies G, Day R, Williamson S (2004). The geography of health knowledge/s. Health and Place, 10, 293-297. Full text. DOI.
Davies GF (2004). Wildlife. In Harrison S, Pile S, Thrift N (Eds.) Patterned Ground: ecologies of nature and culture London, Reaktion Press, 255-258.

2003

Burgess J, Bedford T, Hobson K, Davies G, Harrison C (2003). (Un)sustainable consumption. In Berkhout F, Leach M, Scoones I (Eds.) Negotiating Environmental Change: New perspectives from social science, Edward Elgar, 261-291.
Davies G (2003). A geography of monsters?. Geoforum, 34, 409-412. Full text. DOI.
Davies G, Burgess J, Eames M, Mayer S, Staley K, Stirling A, Williamson S (2003). Deliberative Mapping: Appraising Options for Addressing ‘the Kidney Gap’.
Davies G (2003). Researching the networks of natural history film-making. In Blunt A, Gruffudd P, May J, Ogborn M, Pinder D (Eds.) Cultural Geography in Practice, London: Edward Arnold, 202-217.

2002

Harrison C, Davies G (2002). Conserving biodiversity that matters: practitioners’ perspectives on brownfield development and urban nature conservation in London. Journal of Environmental Management, 65, 95-108. DOI.

2001

Murlis J, Davies G, others (2001). Public perception of the health impacts of climate change., Department of Health. 4 pages.

2000

Davies G (2000). Narrating the Natural History Unit: institutional orderings and spatial strategies. Geoforum, 31, 539-551. Full text. DOI.
Davies G (2000). Science, observation and entertainment: competing visions of postwar British natural history television, 1946-1967. Cultural Geographies, 7, 432-460. Full text. DOI.
Davies G (2000). Virtual animals in electronic zoos: the changing geographies of animal capture and display. In Philo C, Wilbert C (Eds.) Animal Spaces, Beastly Places, London: Routledge, 243-267.

1999

Davies G (1999). Exploiting the archive: and the animals came in two by two, 16mm, CD-ROM and BetaSp. Area, 31, 49-58. Full text. DOI.

1998

Harrison C, Davies G (1998). Lifestyles and the Environment., ESRC. Full text.
Davies G (1998). Networks of Nature: Stories of Natural History Film-making at the BBC.  Author URL.  Full text.