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Bacteria on display- can we, and should we? Artistically exploring the ethics of public engagement with science in microbiology

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The field of microbiology presents unique opportunities, and accompanying challenges, for artistic collaborations. On one hand, artistic works enable exploration of the aesthetics and of issues in biomedical science and new technologies, and draw in new, non-scientific audiences. On the other hand, creating art with microbes requires rigorous consideration of health and safety. Artists working in this field, known as Bio Art, tend to want to push the boundaries of what is possible or ‘known’...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/femsle/fny101

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-7477-6504
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Funding agency for:
Fawcett, N
Grant:
Public Engagement Seed Fund
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Funding agency for:
Fawcett, N
Grant:
Public Engagement Seed Fund
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
FEMS Microbiology Letters Journal website
Volume:
365
Issue:
11
Article number:
fny101
Publication date:
2018-04-24
Acceptance date:
2018-04-13
DOI:
EISSN:
1574-6968
ISSN:
0378-1097
Pmid:
29688311
Source identifiers:
845681
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:845681
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uuid:609e55b8-b494-4993-94cc-712397e8fe24
Local pid:
pubs:845681
Deposit date:
2018-05-09

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