Professor Stephen Hinchliffe
Professor in Human Geography
Spring Term: Tuesday 2-3, Thursday 11-12.
Steve Hinchliffe is an elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and author and editor of numerous books and articles on issues ranging from risk and food, to biosecurity, human-nonhuman relations and nature conservation. His research draws together insights from Science and Technology Studies (STS), particularly actor network theory, and Geography. Recent publications include the monograph Pathological Lives (2017), the co-edited volume Humans, animals and biopolitics (2016) and a Special Issue of Social Science and Medicine on 'One Health' (2015).
Committed to using cutting edge spaital and social science understanding in issues of public and environmental interest, Steve is an appointed member of the Social Science Research Committee of the Food Standards Agency and has been appointed to DEFRA's Science Advisory Council Social Science Expert Group (SSEG).
He is a principal investigator in the Wellcome Trust funded Centre for Environments and Culture of Health (2017-)
Steve led the University of Exeter's Humanities and Social Science interdisciplinary research theme on 'Science, Technology and Culture'.
- PI on an Antimicrobial Resistance Cross Council Initiative supported by the seven research councils in partnership with the Department of Health and Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs project entitled 'Production without medicalisation' (2017-2019). The work is looking at the production, disease and pharmaceutical pressures and solutions in shrimp and prawn aquaculture, Bangladesh. (£250k)
- Co-PI in the Wellcome Trust funded Centre for Environments and Culture of Health (2017-). £4.1M
He has been funded by the ESRC, EU and Defra in the past to invstigate biosecurity, contagion, bovine TB and cooperative research processes.
Steve currently supervises PhDs on nature conservation, species invasion, aquaculture, biosecurity, synthetic biology and food. Please contact me if you would like to discuss PhD openings.
BSc (Durham) Geography
PhD (Bristol) Geographical Sciences
Academy of Social Sciences
Steve has also taught at Cambridge, Keele and Open Universities, and has worked as a researcher at the European Parliament.
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