Health and Biofutures

Health and Biofutures

We are social researchers engaging with the scientific, technological and socio-political transformations of human health and the production of human life. Our projects build on contemporary currents in academic and applied research to address major public policy questions and challenges in Australia and internationally.

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Organising Technoscientific Capitalism

Open panel session at 4S Annual Conference, New Orleans

Health & Biofutures scholar John Gardner co-organised the panel ‘Organizing technoscientific capitalism: Epistemic values, practices & assets’ with Jane Vedel (Copenhagen Business School) and Kean Birch (York University) at the recent 4S Annual Conference in New Orleans.

New Reproductive Technology and Global Assemblage

Monash University news

In May 2019, Professor Andrea Whittaker will present on 'Mobility, Reproduction and Transvaluation in International Surrogacy in South Eastern Asia' at New Reproductive Technology and Global Assemblage: Comparative Perspectives, Global Asia Research Center (GARC), College of Social Science, National Taiwan University.

International Surrogacy as Disruptive Industry in Southeast Asia

Professor Lenore Manderson launches Andrea Whittaker's new book at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Friday 16 November, 2018.

Antibiotic resistance

Associate Professor Mark Davis sits down with the School of Media, Film and Journalism to discuss a new ARC Discovery Project on antimicrobial resistance. Associate Professor Davis leads an international team researching publics, media and communications on antibiotic resistance.

1 January 2019
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18 April 2016 – Book Launch

Monash Health and Biofutures Focus Program invite you to join the authors Alan Petersen, Megan Munsie, Claire Tanner, Casimir McGregor and Jane Brophy, and their guests in celebrating the launch of Stem Cell Tourism and the Political Economy of Hope.

15 February 2018
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