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Science and technology studies, biodiversity, synthetic biology, publics and public issues in science, open science

Books
  • Delgado, Ana. 2016. Technoscience and Citizenship: Ethics and Governance in the Digital Society. Springer. 189 pages. ISBN: 978-3-319-32412-8.
Journal articles
  • Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria. 2016. Assembling desires: Synthetic biology and the wish to act at a distant time. Environment & Planning. D, Society and Space. 34: 914-934. doi: 10.1177/0263775816637872
  • Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria; Callén, Blanca. 2016. Do-it-yourself biology and electronic waste hacking: A politics of demonstration in precarious times. Public Understanding of Science. 1-16. doi: 10.1177/0963662516647348
  • Dankel, Dorothy Jane; Roland, Kenneth L.; Fisher, Michael; Brenneman, Karen; Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria; Santander, Javier; Baek, Chang-Ho; Clark-Curtiss, Josephine; Strand, Roger; Curtiss, Roy III. 2014. Making common sense of vaccines: an example of discussing the recombinant attenuated salmonella vaccine with the public. NanoEthics. 8: 179-185. doi: 10.1007/s11569-014-0198-6
  • Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria. 2013. DIYbio: Making things and making futures. Futures : The journal of policy, planning and futures studies. 48: 65-73. doi: 10.1016/j.futures.2013.02.004
  • Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria; Funtowicz, Silvio Oscar; Dankel, Dorothy; Strand, Roger. 2013. Plug and play: Synthetic biology and the dream of engineering life. Futures : The journal of policy, planning and futures studies. 48: 1-4. doi: 10.1016/j.futures.2013.02.005
  • Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria; Porcar, Manuel. 2013. Designing de novo. Interdisciplinary debates in synthetic biology. Journal of Systems and Synthetic Biology. 7: 41-50. doi: 10.1007/s11693-013-9106-6
  • Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria; Strand, Roger; Funtowicz, Silvio Oscar; Dankel, Dorothy. 2013. Plug and play: synthetic biology and the dream of engineering biology. Futures : The journal of policy, planning and futures studies. 48: 1-4.
  • Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria; Funtowicz, Silvio Oscar; Dankel, Dorothy. 2012. EL DEBATE: Super-ordenadores, evolución y “la basura” de la vida: ¿Cómo pueden los estudios sociales de la ciencia contribuir a un desarrollo más reflexivo de la biología sintética y de sistemas? Revista Iberoamericana de Ciencia, Tecnología y Sociedad. 8.
  • Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria; Rommetveit, Kjetil. 2012. 'Our strength is diversity': imaginaries of nature and community in a Brazilian social movement. International Journal of Sustainable Development. 15: 353-373. doi: 10.1504/IJSD.2012.050032
  • Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria; Rommetveit, Kjetil; Lemkow, Louis; Barcelo, Miquel. 2012. Imagining High-Tech Bodies: Science Fiction and the Ethics of Enhancement. Science communication. 34: 200-240. doi: 10.1177/1075547011408928
  • Funtowicz, Silvio; Dankel, Dorothy; Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria. 2012. Super-Computers, Evolution and the Fabrication of Life: How can Science and Technology Studies (STS) Contribute to More Reflexive Developments in Systems and Synthetic Biology? International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development (IJSESD). 3 (2): 11-24. doi: 1947-8402
  • Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria; Kjølberg, Kamilla; Wickson, Fern. 2011. Public engagement coming of age: From theory to practice in STS encounters with nanotechnology. Public Understanding of Science. 20: 826-845. doi: 10.1177/0963662510363054
  • Delgado, Ana; Rommetveit, Kjetil; Lemkow, Louis; Barcelo, Miquel. 2011. Imagining high-tech bodies: Science fiction and the ethics of enhancement (published online). Science communication. Published 2011-06-28. doi: 10.1177/1075547011408928
  • Wickson, Fern; Delgado, Ana; Kjølberg, Kamilla. 2011. Public engagement coming of age: From theory to practice in STS encounters with nanotechnology. Public Understanding of Science.
  • Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria. 2010. Activist trust: The diffusion of green expertise in a Brazilian landscape. Public Understanding of Science. 19: 562-577. doi: 10.1177/0963662508098578
  • Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria. 2010. ¿Democratizar la Ciencia? Diálogo, reflexividad y apertura. Revista Iberoamericana de Ciencia, Tecnología y Sociedad. 5.
  • Delgado, Aleman Ana Maria; Strand, Roger. 2010. Looking North and South: Ideals and realities of inclusive environmental governance. Geoforum. 41: 144-153. doi: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2009.09.008
  • Wickson, Fern; Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria; Kjølberg, Kamilla. 2010. Who or what is the public? Nature Nanotechnology. 5: 757-758. doi: 10.1038/nnano.2010.197
  • Wickson, Fern; Delgado, Ana; Kjølberg, Kamilla. 2010. Who or What is 'The Public'? Nature Nanotechnology. 5: 757-758.
  • Delgado, Ana. 2008. Opening Up for Participation in Agro-Biodiversity Conservation: The Expert-Lay Interplay in a Brazilian Social Movement. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics. 21: 559-577. doi: 10.1007/s10806-008-9117-6
Reports and theses
  • Sock, Matti; Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria; Landeweerd, Laurens; Rommetveit, Kjetil. 2015. Application, Innovation and Two More Technomoral Scenarios. submitted european commission.
  • Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria. 2009. Towards inclusive environmental governance : a study of the expert-lay interplay in a Brazilian socialmovement.
Book sections
  • Delgado, Ana. 2016. Introduction: Technoscientific Governance– The Ethics and Citizenship of New and Emerging Technologies. 1 introduction, pages . In:
    • Delgado, Ana. 2016. Technoscience and Citizenship: Ethics and Governance in the Digital Society. Springer. 189 pages. ISBN: 978-3-319-32412-8.
  • Kim Sune, Jepsen; Delgado, Ana; Thora Margareta, Bertilsson. 2016. 'The public spectre': reflections on public engagement with technology in contemporary democracies. 2, pages 17-32. In:
    • Delgado, Ana. 2016. Technoscience and Citizenship: Ethics and Governance in the Digital Society. Springer. 189 pages. ISBN: 978-3-319-32412-8.
  • Vaage, Nora Sørensen; Trojok, Rüdiger; Borch, Martin; Delgado Aleman, Ana Maria. 2015. Biohacking meets philosophy, sociology and ethics: Notes on the S.NET 2014 Meeting in Karlsruhe. Chapter, pages 211-226. In:
    • Bowman, Diana M; Dijkstra, Anne; Fautz, Camilo; Guivant, Julia; Konrad, Kornelia; van Lente, Harro; Woll, Silvia. 2015. Practices of Innovation and Responsibility: insights from methods, governance and action. IOS Press. 240 pages. ISBN: 978-1-61499-581-4.

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Publications (selected) 

Delgado, A. (2016) Assembling Desires: Synthetic Biology and the wish to act at a distant time". Environment and Planning D (online first).

Delgado, A. and Callén, B. (2016) "Do It Yourself Biology and electronic waste hacking: A politics of demonstration in precarious times". Public Understanding of Science (Online first).

Delgado, A. and Rodriguez-Giralt, I. 2014. Creole interferences: a conflict over biodiversity and ownership in the South of Brazil. In Medina, E., Ivan da Costa Marques and Christina Holmes (editors). Beyond Imported Magic: Studying Science and Technology in Latin America. MIT Press, Inside Technology Series. Cambridge, MA. Pp. 331-349 

Delgado, A., Strand, R., Funtowicz, S., and Dankel, D. (2013) “Plug and Play: Synthetic Biology and the Dream of Engineering Biology”. Editorial: Special Issue on Synthetic Biology. Futures, the Journal of Policy, Planning and Future Studies 48: 1-4

Delgado, A. (2013) “DIYbio: Making Things and Making Futures . Special Issue on Synthetic Biology. Futures, the Journal of Policy, Planning and Future Studies 48: 65-73 

Delgado, A. and Porcar, M. (2013) “Designing de Novo. Interdisciplinary Debates in Synthetic Biology” Journal of Systems and Synthetic Biology 7 (1-2): 41-50.

Delgado, A., S. Funtowicz, Dankel, D.J. (2012). "Super-computers, Evolution and the Fabrication of Life: How Can Science and Technology Studies (STS) Contribute to More Reflexive Developments in Systems and Synthetic Biology?" International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development  3:(2) 12-24

Delgado, A. & Rommetveit, K. (2012)  “Our strength is Diversity”: Imaginaries of Nature and Community in a Brazilian Social Movement" International Journal of Sustainable Development  15(4) 353-373.

Delgado, A., Rommetveit, K., Barceló, M., and Lemkow, L. (2012) "Imagining High-Tech Bodies: Science Fiction and the Ethics of Enhancement" Science Communication 34(2):200-240 

Delgado, A., Kjølberg, K. and Wickson, F. (2011). “Public Engagement Coming of Age: From Theory to Practice in STS Encounters with Nanotechnology” Public Understanding of Science 20(6): 829-845

Wickson, F; Delgado, A., and Kjølberg, K. (2010). "Who or What is the Public?", Nature Nanotechnology 5: 757–758

Delgado, A (2010) Democratizar la Ciencia? Dialogo, Apertura y Participación”.  Revista Iberoamericana de Ciencia Technología y Sociedad 15(5):1-15

Delgado, A.(2010): "Activist Trust: the Diffusion of Green Expertise in a Brazilian Landscape". Public Understanding of Science(19):5, 562-578

Delgado, A. & R. Strand. (2009) "Looking North and South: Ideals and Realities of Inclusive Environmental Governance?" Geoforum 41 (1): 144-153. 

Delgado, A. (2008) "Opening Up For Participation in Agro-biodiversity Conservation: the Expert-Lay Interplay in a Brazilian Social Movement?" Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 21(6), s. 559-577

Book:  

Delgado, A. (Forthcoming, 2014) Technoscientific Governance: Citizenship and the Ethics of Emerging Technologies.  Introductory chapter in Delgado, A (Ed). Technoscience and Citizenship: ethics and governance in the digital society. Springer series on Law, Ethics and Technology.

Thesis:

Delgado, A. 2009: "Toward Inclusive Environmental Governance: A Study of the Expert-Lay interplay in a Brazilian Social Movement", printed by the University of Bergen. 

 

Ana Delgado's research falls mainly within environmental issues, the dynamics of public formation, and emerging technologies. Her latest research focuses on the digitalisation of biology, particularly on the epistemic and political dimensions of computer-based designs in synthetic biology.

 

Current projects

Reponsibility as an integral component of digital research practices in bio and nanotechnology. Research Council of Norway. 239002/O30  (PI)

 

SYNENERGENE. Responsible Research and Innovation in Synthetic Biology. European Commission. 321488

 

 

Previous projects: 

Reflexive Systems Biology: Towards an Appreciation of Biological, Scientific and Ethical Complexity. Research Council of Norway. 

 

Technolife. A Transdisciplinary approach to the Emerging CHallenges of NOvel technologies: Lifeworld and Imaginaries in Foresight and Ethics. European Commission

 

Nanoplat: A Deliberative Platform for Nanotechnologies. European Commission. 

 

Interdisciplinary Studies of Ethical and Societal Implications of Nanotechnology. Research Council of Norway