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The Department of Science and Technology Studies, UCL is an interdisciplinary centre for the integrated study of science's history, philosophy, sociology, communication and policy, located in the heart of London. Founded in 1921. Award winning for teaching and research, plus for our public engagement programme. Rated as outstanding by students at every level.
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I am a PhD student in Philosophy of Science at University College London.
My main interests lie general philosophy of science, philosophy of biology, epistemology. In addition, I am also interested in metaphysics, Plato, and history of science.
The provisional title of my PhD thesis is "Exemplarising Science: A Case Study of Classical Genetics". I aim to propose and defend an exemplar-centric account of classical genetics as a case against the theory-centric view of science.
I am also a Postgraduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London. In the 2013-2014 academic year, I am tutoring the course Philosophy of Science 1 (HPSC1003).
|05/12/2013||"What Entities Exist? A Lesson from ‘Genes’", “Philosophy of Science in the 21st Century: Challenges and Tasks” Conference, Lisbon, Portugal|
|08/07/2013||"Against Theory-Centric Classical Genetics", International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology Biennial Conference 2013, Montpellier, France|
|22/05/2013||"Rethinking Theory in Science", STS Annual Research Day, University College London, UK|
|"Against Theory-Biased Classical Genetics", The 8th Annual UK Integrated History and Philosophy of Science Workshop, Aberdeen, UK|
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