Science, health and sustainability

This research cluster addresses science and technology, health and wellbeing, and sustainability and the environment. We see these as key areas of societal importance for current and future generations that raise fundamental sociological issues of agency, equality and accountability. Shaping developments in these areas is an interdisciplinary challenge, and hence we aim to work productively across disciplines and to use participatory approaches to develop interventions.

Research areas

Our work on science, health and sustainability develops sociological frameworks to examine a wide array of contemporary developments, with particular concentrations of effort on: