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Dr Michel Wahome
22 Gordon Square
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  • Lecturer in Science, Technology and Society
  • Dept of Science & Technology Studies
  • Faculty of Maths & Physical Sciences
Michel holds a MSc in science and environmental policy and was awarded her PhD, an analysis of the practices of digital start-up entrepreneurs in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2020 from the University of Edinburgh. She has held research positions at Oxford and Strathclyde Universities. Before becoming an academic Michel worked as an innovation and science policy advisor in a variety of Non-Governmental Organisations, including the New York Academy of Sciences.
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Dr Michel Wahome is a lecturer in the Dept of Science & Technology Studies. Michel researches technoscientific knowledge and research production in Global South contexts, and the interaction with prevailing ideas about development and technoscientific progress. She is interested in transdiscplinarity and decolonial practice as mechanisms for including, and benefiting from, valuable knowledges and expertise that can sometimes be overlooked.
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