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‘Nothing About Us, Without Us, Is For Us’: Reflections on an Undisciplining Workshop

By Dylan Eastwood and Heather Mew The phrase ‘nothing about us without us’ has a long-standing history within political thinking and is premised on the principle that no policy should be decided without direct participation of the people who are likely to be affected by said policy. This is the underpinning belief of Stockton’s Poverty […]

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Collaborative Consumption: In Defense of the Small

By Dr Pia Rowe Collaborative consumption has become a buzzword in recent years, with academics and journalists alike noting the proliferation of activities falling under this broad banner. However, all too often the focus is on the market forces, and the underlying economic values of the collaborative consumption movement, at the cost of both undermining, […]

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The Craft of Co-writing

By Emma Jackson with comments from Michaela Benson I have written more with others than I have on my own, including co-authored books with multiple authors. I like doing both. Sole-authored pieces come with the delight of deciding on every single word and no compromises (at least until the reviews roll in). Writing with others […]

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Synthetic Biology and the Problem of Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Knowledge Integration

By Jared Commerer Following the advent of innovatory genome-sequencing projects during the 1990s, the domain of synthetic biology has emerged as a burgeoning space of scientific inquiry, technological development, and public intrigue. However, since the mid-2000s, the transfiguration of synthetic biology from a field initially constituted by starry-eyed research manifestoes, to one underpinned by actual […]

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