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Professor Andrew Pickering

Research Interests

Science and technology studies (STS); history, philosophy and sociology of science and technology; social theory; cybernetics; alternative forms of life, ancient and contemporary, especially those spanning science, technology, the arts, the environment and spirituality.

Research Supervision


  • Science & technology studies
  • Social theory
  • Agency, performance & emergence
  • Cybernetics

I am currently very interested in intersections between sciences and technologies that thematise an ontology of emergence and related projects in other fields including the arts, the environment, Chinese philosophy, architecture, music, psychiatry, education, management, robotics, etc.