Next Cafe: Design meets science – from crystallography to architecture

Interdisciplinarity is a dominant buzzword in academic research – but can it really enhance how people from different disciplines work together, and what challenges does it represent? The philosophy of science has often been about the clarification of what a reliable method for establishing reliable knowledge about the world might Continue Reading

Next Cafe: Understanding Scientists’ Experiences of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

The coming era of personalised medicine has been touted for nearly two decades. Part of this promised future, in which treatments are expected to be tailored to individuals and healthcare information, through ICTs and the ‘internet of things’ will both be ubiquitously available and continually updated in real time, is Continue Reading