– Alice Street –
Senior LecturerSchool of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
My research focuses on the material politics of global health, with a focus on Papua New Guinea and South India.
In 2017 I started a European Research Council funded project on diagnostic devices in global health. The DiaDev project, Investigating the Design and Use of Diagnostic Devices in Global Health, explores the emergent role that diagnostic devices are playing in the transformation of global health partnerships and national health systems in low and middle-income countries. Drawing on novel conceptual and methodological tools from social anthropology, it investigates the social, cultural and technical processes involved in developing, deploying and using diagnostic devices in resource-limited settings. The goal is to improve our understanding of relationships between technological innovation and health systems strengthening, with a view to guiding global health policy.
Further information on Alice is available on her institutional profile.Share
Solo efforts will not curb antibiotic resistance
Shortly after it was revealed that antibiotics crucial to human medicine are still being used in “unacceptable” quantities on US livestock...
AMR Symposium: Presentation Videos
In September 2018 the AMIS Programme hosted a symposium to highlight the work of early career scholars that are exploring...
Investigating the public’s role in AMR – as...
The public has an important role to play in addressing the complex issue of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and many people...