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Further events of interest can be found in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies events calendar.

Past Egenis events can be found here.

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8 October 201815:30

"Tasting like a cheese. Lactic ferments, cheese specificity and the making of the dairy industry", Dr Elise Tancoigne (University of Geneva)

Egenis seminar series. There are just a few dairy breeds, yet there are hundreds of different cheeses. Then what makes the specificity of a cheese? In addition to dairy breeds, pasture, environmental conditions, cheesemakers’ practices, and lactic ferments have been among the most frequently cited sources of cheese specificity. Here I will explore how lactic ferments came to be considered as an essential determinant of cheese specificity and terroir in France, and its relationship with the making of the dairy industry. Full details
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29 October 201815:30

Azita Chellappoo (University of Cambridge)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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12 November 201815:30

Dr Adrian Currie (University of Exeter)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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19 November 201815:30

"Squandered value? How to overcome the challenges of joining up government data for statistics and research", Ed Humpherson & Catherine Bromley (UK Statistics Authority)

To speak to people involved in linking Government datasets is to enter a world that at times seems so ludicrous as to be Kafkaesque. Stories abound of Departments putting up arcane barriers to sharing their data with other parts of Government; and of researchers waiting so long to get access to data that their funding runs out before they can start work. Full details
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26 November 201815:30

"Fragile cultures and unruly matters: the role of microbial lives in collaborative knowledge practices in synthetic biology", Dr Sally Atkinson & Prof Susan Molyneux-Hodgson (University of Exeter)

Egenis seminar series. In this paper we describe the pluralistic and mutable roles attributed to and enacted by microbes in the process of microbial engineering for bioproduction. Examining the tension between live cultures as bio-objects and bio-actants, we discuss how such roles reveal and shape scientific practice and emerging knowledge in an industry-academic synthetic biology collaboration.. Full details
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10 December 201815:30

"Linnaeus in Lapland: Generating Knowledge in Transit" Dr Staffan Müller-Wille & Prof Elena Isayev (University of Exeter)

Egenis seminar series. We present our plans for a collaborative research project that consists of two intertwined elements: a new English on-line edition and translation of Carl Linnaeus's diary of a journey through Lapland undertaken in 1732, and a re-enactment of that journey.. Full details
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14 January 201915:30

Dr Sam Wilkinson (University of Exeter)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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21 January 201915:30

"The Art of Moving in Biology", Janina Wellmann (Leuphana University of Lüneburg)

Egenis seminar series. Abstract to follow. Full details
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11 February 201915:30

Dr Chiara Ambrosio (University College London)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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25 February 201915:30

Dr David Santillo (University of Exeter)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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11 March 201915:30

Dr Achim Rosemann (University of Exeter)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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25 March 201915:30

Dr Ernesto Schwartz-Marin (University of Exeter)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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8 October 201815:30

"Tasting like a cheese. Lactic ferments, cheese specificity and the making of the dairy industry", Dr Elise Tancoigne (University of Geneva)

Egenis seminar series. There are just a few dairy breeds, yet there are hundreds of different cheeses. Then what makes the specificity of a cheese? In addition to dairy breeds, pasture, environmental conditions, cheesemakers’ practices, and lactic ferments have been among the most frequently cited sources of cheese specificity. Here I will explore how lactic ferments came to be considered as an essential determinant of cheese specificity and terroir in France, and its relationship with the making of the dairy industry. Full details
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29 October 201815:30

Azita Chellappoo (University of Cambridge)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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12 November 201815:30

Dr Adrian Currie (University of Exeter)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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19 November 201815:30

"Squandered value? How to overcome the challenges of joining up government data for statistics and research", Ed Humpherson & Catherine Bromley (UK Statistics Authority)

To speak to people involved in linking Government datasets is to enter a world that at times seems so ludicrous as to be Kafkaesque. Stories abound of Departments putting up arcane barriers to sharing their data with other parts of Government; and of researchers waiting so long to get access to data that their funding runs out before they can start work. Full details
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26 November 201815:30

"Fragile cultures and unruly matters: the role of microbial lives in collaborative knowledge practices in synthetic biology", Dr Sally Atkinson & Prof Susan Molyneux-Hodgson (University of Exeter)

Egenis seminar series. In this paper we describe the pluralistic and mutable roles attributed to and enacted by microbes in the process of microbial engineering for bioproduction. Examining the tension between live cultures as bio-objects and bio-actants, we discuss how such roles reveal and shape scientific practice and emerging knowledge in an industry-academic synthetic biology collaboration.. Full details
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10 December 201815:30

"Linnaeus in Lapland: Generating Knowledge in Transit" Dr Staffan Müller-Wille & Prof Elena Isayev (University of Exeter)

Egenis seminar series. We present our plans for a collaborative research project that consists of two intertwined elements: a new English on-line edition and translation of Carl Linnaeus's diary of a journey through Lapland undertaken in 1732, and a re-enactment of that journey.. Full details
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14 January 201915:30

Dr Sam Wilkinson (University of Exeter)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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21 January 201915:30

"The Art of Moving in Biology", Janina Wellmann (Leuphana University of Lüneburg)

Egenis seminar series. Abstract to follow. Full details
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11 February 201915:30

Dr Chiara Ambrosio (University College London)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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25 February 201915:30

Dr David Santillo (University of Exeter)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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11 March 201915:30

Dr Achim Rosemann (University of Exeter)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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25 March 201915:30

Dr Ernesto Schwartz-Marin (University of Exeter)

Egenis seminar series. Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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