Steve Sturdy - Public science, private interests and genomic commons: a historical perspective

Steve Sturdy

Steve Sturdy is Professor of the Sociology of Medical Knowledge and a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator in Medical Humanities at the University of Edinburgh.  He holds a first degree in Natural Science from the University of Cambridge, an MA in Philosophy of Science from the University of Western Ontario, and a PhD in Science Studies from the University of Edinburgh.  Following a postdoctoral appointment at the University of Manchester, in 1994 he returned to Edinburgh with a Wellcome Trust University Award in the History of Medicine, progressing to a personal chair in 2014.  He is interested in the mutual shaping of medical science, medical practice and medical policy as they have developed since the mid-nineteenth century; and his current research focuses on the growth of medical genetics and genomics from the 1960s to the present.  

Steve Sturdy

Public science, private interests and genomic commons: a historical perspective