AIDS activism – citizens, science and citizen science

I was pondering “co-production” as a research plan aim recently, and it strikes me that the whole idea is often more developed in biomedical research than some of the other areas where it has become fashionable. Patient activism has a lot to do with this, and the early history of the AIDS epidemic is informative […]

Science, society and co-production of knowledge

She speaks of “coproduction” of knowledge, which appeals because “it gets away from the ‘it’s all society, stupid’, or ‘it’s all science, stupid’, types of formulations”. This long piece is a profile, not a review. I’ve posted it because it includes lots of interests that underpin what the writing here tends to be about. A […]