Constituting Neurologic Subjects: Neuroscience, Identity and Society after the 'Decade of the Brain'

Lead Research Organisation: University of Edinburgh
Department Name: Centre of Population Health Sciences

Abstract

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Description As in previous year's submissions
Exploitation Route Through reading and using publications
Sectors Healthcare

 
Description As in previous year's submissions. Award has ended.
First Year Of Impact 2016
Sector Healthcare
Impact Types Cultural

 
Description Banking (on) the Brain
Amount £22,044 (GBP)
Funding ID AH/J011495/1 
Organisation Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 02/2012 
End 11/2012
 
Description Biology, Data Science, and the Making of Precision Education
Amount £151,516 (GBP)
Funding ID RPG-2020-295 
Organisation The Leverhulme Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 09/2021 
End 09/2023
 
Description Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society - Extension
Amount £844,510 (GBP)
Organisation Wellcome Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 01/2023 
End 04/2024
 
Description Developing a centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society
Amount £1,190,489 (GBP)
Funding ID 209519/Z/17/Z 
Organisation Wellcome Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 01/2018 
End 01/2023
 
Description Epigenetics, Ethics and Society: Accounting for Responsibility in the Biomedical Sciences
Amount £3,500 (GBP)
Organisation Wellcome Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 03/2014 
End 02/2015
 
Description How Should Social Science Inform Policy? Engaging Across Academia and Society
Amount £14,032 (GBP)
Funding ID EN160164 
Organisation The British Academy 
Sector Academic/University
Country United Kingdom
Start 04/2017 
End 03/2018
 
Description Mental Health and Reflexivity (symposium award)
Amount £2,450 (GBP)
Organisation Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 06/2016 
End 06/2016
 
Description Neuroscience and Family Life: The Brain in Policy and Everyday Practice
Amount £106,031 (GBP)
Funding ID RPG-2013-066 
Organisation The Leverhulme Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 11/2013 
End 10/2015
 
Description One Health Models of Disease: Science, Ethics and Society
Amount £5,328,962 (GBP)
Funding ID 218471/Z/19/Z 
Organisation Wellcome Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 10/2020 
End 09/2028
 
Description Patienthood and Participation in the Digital Era
Amount £71,258 (GBP)
Funding ID 201652/Z/16/Z 
Organisation Wellcome Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 01/2017 
End 08/2018
 
Description Technoscience, Law and Society: Interrogating the Nexus
Amount £27,682 (GBP)
Funding ID AH/K001728/1 
Organisation Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 02/2013 
End 04/2015
 
Description Translating the Brain: Ethics, Publics, Prospects.
Amount £1,640 (GBP)
Funding ID 095359/Z/11/Z 
Organisation Wellcome Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 11/2010 
End 02/2011
 
Description 'Psy-Sciences, Governance and Public Policy: On the Ontological Effects of Epistemological Change'. MArtyn Pickersgill, Institute of European Oncology, Italy 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation drawing on findings from this research along with other research to a wide academic/policy/practice audience
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description All that glitters : just how special is the brain? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience
Results and Impact 'What Should Happen to Your Brain after You Die?', Gengage Public Engagement Event, Science Centre, Glasgow, 4th March 2011.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description All that glitters : just how special is the brain? 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience
Results and Impact Contribution to a public engagement event, 'What Should Happen to Your Brain After You Die?', organised by Gengage for the Edinburgh Science Festival.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Back to the future? : neuroscience and the ('new') sociological imagination 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience
Results and Impact Part of the 'Critical perspectives on health and social care' seminar series, held at the School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity
 
Description Being Human Festival event 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact 'Bedtime Stories for the Brain', Being Human Festival, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh, 21st Nov 2019. (co-organiser and speaker).
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Biological criminology 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience
Results and Impact Guest lecture
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description Commentary on 'entanglements of aging and dementia : pathological brains and healthy minds' 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience
Results and Impact Commentary on Munro Lecture delivered by Professor Margaret Lock, McGill University, 'Entanglements of Aging and Dementia: Pathological Brains and Healthy Minds, University of Edinburgh, 5th May 2011.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Engaging with neuroscience : examining neurological subjectivity and what this means for debates about enhancement technologies 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience
Results and Impact Invited lecture at the 'Byeond the Body? Persectives on Enhancement' conference, University of Manchester
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description It Wasn't Me It Was My Neurons 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact 'It Wasn't Me It Was My Neurons', Edinburgh International Science Festival, University of Edinburgh, 4th April 2013 (event chair).

Section not completed
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Limitless: Social and Ethical Reflections 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact 'Limitless: Social and Ethical Reflections', Biomedical Ethics Film Festival, Filmhouse Cinema, Edinburgh, 23rd November 2012

Section not completed
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Schools engagement even on ELSI 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact 'Reflections on Science, Ethics and Society', 'Meet the Researcher' sessions, Scotland Science Insights Online, 29th July 2020 (speaker).
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2020
 
Description Sociology in/of/and neuroethics 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience
Results and Impact AMIE Workshop on 'Empirical Bioethics: The Role of Sociology?', King's College London, 5th April 2011.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description The Future of the Human Body 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Event at Edinburgh Festival run by the BBC, aimed at families, to consider human enhancement through engaging, fun activities and discussion with academic researchers.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description The Manchurian Candidate: Social and Ethical Reflections 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact 'The Manchurian Candidate: Social and Ethical Reflections', Biomedical Ethics Film Festival, Filmhouse Cinema, Edinburgh, 23rd November 2012

Section not completed
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012