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Special Interest Groups

The following research discussion groups regularly meet on various locations on Streatham campus:

Egenis Research Exchange

(Formerly Biological Interest Group)

Lead: Sabina Leonelli & Elis Jones

Forthnightly reading group for work by Exeter staff and visitors interested in history, philosophy and social studies of biology. Find out more.

Contact name

Email

Venue

Day

Time

Elis Jones

erj205@exeter.ac.uk

Byrne House seminar room

Mondays

2-3pm

Data Crunch

Lead: Sabina Leonelli

Breakfast discussion group for data-related research. Find out more.

Contact name

Email

Venue

Day

Time

Sabina Leonelli

S.Leonelli@exeter.ac.uk

La Touche cafe

Mondays

9–10am

HTS - Health, Technology & Society

Lead: To be advised

A focus for interdisciplinary research involving social aspects of emerging medical technologies, particularly those relating to diagnosis and intervention, at the University of Exeter and beyond. Find out more.

Cognition and Culture

Lead: Adam Toon & Ric Sims

Reading group for philosophy of the cognitive sciences, embodied and distributed cognition, and intersections with social science and material culture.

Contact name

Email

Venue

Day

Time

Ric Sims

rs636@exeter.ac.uk

Byrne House seminar room

Varies

12–1pm

Sociology of Diagnosis Reading Group

Lead: Ginny Russell

Monthly reading group focusing on the sociology of diagnosis. We will read classic & contemporary texts, following our own interests. Find out more.

Contact name

Email

Venue

Day

Time

Courtney Buckler

cmb232@exeter.ac.uk

Byrne House seminar room

Thursdays

12–2pm

Plant Life

Lead: Sabina Leonelli, Hugh Williamson and Özlem Yilmaz

Monthly discussion group exploring plants amnnd plant science from historical, phiolosophical and anthropological perspectives.

Contact name Email Venue Time
Hugh Williamson H.Williamson@exeter.ac.uk Byrne House seminar room 3-4.30pm