Canadian Network for Science and Democracy | Réseau canadien pour la science et la démocratie

We are researchers and scholars in Canada who study the co-production of technoscience and social order.

 

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Co-production.

As an "idiom," co-production gives researchers and their fellow citizens a way of talking about the mutual dependency of technoscience and society, confronting the entanglement of the natural (epistemic) and the social (political). This conversation is the basis of our network.

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Current Members

 
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Anna Agathangelou

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Co-production and biotechnology; bioconstitutionalism and sovereignty; postcolonial and feminist ethics and science; bioconstitutionalism and ethnic conflict.
Affiliations: York University
Website: https://yorku.academia.edu/AnnaMAgathangelou

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Remy bargout

Objects | Subjects | Sites: food, capital, agriculture, power, agrarian + environmental change, international development, reciprocal pedagogy, freedom, creativity
Affiliations: University of Ottawa, Queen's University, University of Guelph, Global Affairs Canada, International Development Research Centre
Website: https://twitter.com/RemyBargout | Email: remybargout@gmail.com

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Kelly Bronson

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Big data; driverless tractors; agricultural and innovation policy/farmers; engineers; groups historically marginalized from technical policy making; publics/governance arenas; courts; innovation policy documents; corporate promotional material.
Affiliations: U Ottawa; Institute for Science, Society and Policy; 4S; Canadian Association for Food Studies; International Sociological Association

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Candis callison

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Climate change, journalism, Arctic, Indigenous issues, media tech
Affiliations: University of British Columbia
Website: https://journalism.ubc.ca/callison_bio/

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Brandiff caron

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Democracy theory, science and technology policy
Affiliations: Concordia University
Website: explore.concordia.ca/brandiff-caron | Email: brandiff.caron@concordia.ca

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Debra Davidson

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Fossil fuel development and climate change; impacts and responses.
Affiliations: U of Alberta

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Rosanna Dent

Objects | Subjects | Sites: History of the Human Sciences, 20th C., Brazil
Affiliations: McGill University

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Angela M. Filipe

Objects | Subjects | Sites:  Sociology of health and medicine; STS; Knowledge co-production; Critical Global Health; Childhood & neurodisability.
Affiliations: McGill University
Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/crcf/people/postdoctoral-fellows/angela-m-filipe

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yousif hassan

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Artificial Intelligence; Blockchain; Digital Platform Economy; political economy of technoscience; critical innovation studies, communication studies, postcolonial/decolonial and indigenous science and technology; feminist/intersectional technoscience; technological convergence; technology, democracy and social justice
Affiliations: York University
Email: yousifh@yorku.ca

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David Jaclin

Objects | Subjects | Sites:  Environmental Anthropology, Media & Animal Studies, Multispecies ethnographies, Wildlife Trafficking
Affiliations: University of Ottawa
Website: davidjaclin.net | Email: djaclin@uottawa.ca

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Kevin jones

Objects | Subjects | Sites:  Public knowledge | Democracy and Transformation | Governance Institutions and Cities
Affiliations: University of Alberta
Website: https://www.ualberta.ca/extension/about-us/people/faculty-members/kevin-jones  | Email: kjones4@ualberta.ca

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Eric Kennedy

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Natural hazards and emergency management; expertise; institutional knowledge management; environmental & science policy
Affiliations: York University; Science Outside the Lab North
Website: ericbkennedy.ca; http://www.SOtLnorth.ca

Alain Létourneau

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Involvement of people at the local level with issues of climate change.
Affiliations: Université de Sherbrooke
Website: https://www.usherbrooke.ca/philosophie/nous-joindre/personnel-enseignant/letourneau-alain/ | Email: Alain.Letourneau@USherbrooke.ca

Aryn Martin

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Biomedicine, language, materialisms, sociology, feminism
Affiliations: York University
Email: aryn@yorku.ca

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rossio motta-ocha

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Psychiatric technologies, Assistive technologies, Care practices, Knowledge production, Mental health, Public health, Addictions, Public policies, Peru, Canada
Affiliations: McGill University
Email: rossio.mottaochoa@mail.mcgill.ca

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Anna nguyen

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Food; epistemology; kitchen labs; ‘food innovation’
Affiliations: Concordia University

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Brian Noble

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Animals; Humans; Relations; Metagenomes; EthoEcologies; Treaty-relationality; Decolonial-Knowing; AlterWorld-Performativity; Articulated-Being.
Affiliations: Dalhousie University, Network of STS Anthropologists in Canada

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Ariane Quintal

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Ethics of medical technology use; Patient experiential knowledge in chronic illness management (e.g., type 1 diabetes, rare diseases); Integration of patient perspectives in health technology assessments; Patient-partnership in research and care
Affiliations: Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal, Université de Montréal

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Lucy Rodina

Objects | Subjects | Sites:  Environmental governance; science in policy and decision making; resilience; critical social science
Affiliations: Institute for Resources Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia
Website: www.lucyrodina.com | Email: lucy.rodina@gmail.com

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Ashlin van Roon

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Organizational Communication, Science and Technology Studies, Food and Drink
Affiliations: University of Ottawa
Email: ashlin.vanroon@gmail.com

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Sarah-louise ruder

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Perspectives of Ontario Grain Farmers on Digital Farming
Affiliations: University of Waterloo - School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability
Email: sruder@uwaterloo.ca

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Matthew Sample

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Brain-computer interfaces; disability rights; neural engineers; (neuro)ethics practice and expertise; governance of technoscience.
Affiliations: Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal; McGill University; 4S; Science and Democracy Network; Canadian Philosophical Association
Website: http://why.technology

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alexis shotwell

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Impurity; food; disability; co-production; environmental justice; climate change; distributions of suffering; "bad kin" and settler responsibility; hope despite despair, action despite shameworthiness
Affiliations: Carleton University
Website: alexisshotwell.com | Email: alexis.shotwell@carleton.ca

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Ian Stewart

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Socio-ecological systems; scientific expertise and public engagement; environmental impact assessment and mitigation; "informed consent".
Affiliations: University of King's College; Dalhousie University; www.eiui.ca; Nexus Coastal Resource Management Ltd
Website: https://ukings.ca/people/ian-stewart/ | Email: ian.stewart@ukings.ca

gregor wolbring

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Ability Expectation Ethics, Ability Expectation Governance
Affiliations: University of Calgary
Website: https://wolbring.wordpress.com/ | Email: gwolbrin@ucalgary.ca

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Alison Wylie

Objects | Subjects | Siteshttp://www.material-evidence.net/
Affiliations: University of British Columbia
Website: http://alisonwylie.net/ | Email: alison.wylie@ubc.ca

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Nathan young

Objects | Subjects | Sites: Environmental conflicts and controversies; environmental policy and management; environmental knowledge and expertise; technological innovation; clean production and consumption; natural resources.
Affiliations: University of Ottawa, School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies
Website: https://uniweb.uottawa.ca/#!uottawa/members/973