Salla Sariola

Helsinki, Finland

Director | Professor

University of Helsinki

Salla Sariola is a professor of Sociology at the University of Helsinki. Her research interests concern the ethics and politics of science and technology as well as gender and sexuality. Her fieldwork has taken her to South Asia and Africa, namely to India, Sri Lanka, Kenya and Benin. She is the author of two books: Research as Development: Clinical trials, international collaboration and bioethics in Sri Lanka (Cornell University Press, forthcoming) and Gender and Sexuality: Selling sex in Chennai, (Routledge 2009, 2012). Salla is the coordinating editor of the journal Science and Technology Studies which is the house journal of European Association for the study of science and technology.


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By bringing together experts in biology, medicine, sociology, and bioinformatics, FIMAR seeks to build a foundation for science-based actions against antimicrobial resistance and transform how it is studied.
The Nordic Network for the Social Study of Microbes is a unique research community and workshop series that fosters collaboration, builds scientific expertise, and generates new knowledge about human-microbial relations.
CrimScapes explores the growing mobilisation of criminal law, crime control measures and imaginaries of (il)legality within the politics of threat and uncertainty that are currently expanding across the European region.

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Salla Sariola is a social scientist at the University of Helsinki, Finland. In this episode, we will talk about her research on microbes as social actors, and the implications of antimicrobial resistance, which happens,...