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Brigitte Nerlich edited a special issue of the journal Metaphor and Symbol

Description
Brigitte Nerlich (Institute for Science and Society, University of Nottingham) and Martin Döring (Institute of Geography, University of Hamburg, Germany) have edited a special issue of the journal Metaphor and Symbol (volume 37, 2022) on covid and metaphors.
Date:
23 August 2022

ISS researchers in the media

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Researchers in ISS at the university have been engaging with the media. Professor Pru Hobson-West, Dr Alistair Anderson and Dr Tom Douglass are working on the EU funded VAX TRUST project.
Date:
09 August 2022

Brigitte Nerlich has published a chapter on metaphors and the coronavirus in a book on Metaphors and Analogies in Sciences and Humanities

Description
This chapter examines some of the pervasive and some of the alternative metaphors used during the pandemic in 2020, how they were used by some to try and control the world we live in and by others to create a better world to live in.
Date:
26 July 2022

Article by Rusi Jaspal and Brigitte Nerlich

Description
Rusi Jaspal (University of Brighton) and Brigitte Nerlich (ISS) have written an article about the use of labels for 'covid sceptics' in the news and the implications of the way they are represented for the future of disease prevention and control.
Date:
12 July 2022

Research Residency at the University of California Humanities Research Institute

Description
Dimitris Papadopoulos will be a resident research fellow working with other humanities and social science scholars on the theme of "Mattering Elements" at the University of California Humanities Research Institute, Irvine.
Date:
28 June 2022

International conference on epigenetics

Description
Aleksandra Stelmach (Exeter, she did her PhD at ISS), Brigitte Nerlich (ISS), and Miguel Valdez (OU, he did his MA at ISS) are giving a paper at an international conference - Aleksandra in presentia, Brigitte and Alan in absentia.
Date:
21 June 2022

Testalepre Retreat 2022 - Call for Participants

Description
During this retreat we will explore theories and practices of ecological reparation and the politics of just transitions.
Date:
17 June 2022

Article on climate change by Rusi Jaspal and Brigitte Nerlich

Description
Rusi Jaspal (University of Brighton) and Brigitte Nerlich have published an article on climate change, identity and coping in Climanosco.
Date:
14 June 2022

New article on 'gene drive'

Description
Aleksandra Stelmach (University of Exeter), Brigitte Nerlich (University of Nottingham) and Sarah Hartley (University of Exeter) have published an article in the journal Science Communication.
Date:
17 May 2022

ISS talk at the symposium Interventions in Technoscientific Culture

Description
Dimitris Papadopoulos will give a keynote on "Ecological Reparation, Experimental Practice and the Problem of Scale" at the symposium of the German STS Association.
Date:
03 May 2022
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