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Professor Andrew Webster

Director of the Science and Technology Studies Unit (SATSU)

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Department of Sociology
University of York
Wentworth College, W/231c
YO10 5DD

Professor Andrew Webster is Director of the Science and Technology Studies Unit (SATSU), at the University of York. He was founding Director of SATSU in 1988. He was Director of the £5m ESRC/MRC Innovative Health Technologies Programme, is member of various national Boards and Committees (including the UK Stem Cell Bank Steering Committee and the Regenerative Medicine Expert Group and was Specialist Advisor to the House of Commons Health Select Committee). He was national co-ordinator the ESRC’s £3.5m Stem Cells Initiative (2005-9) and is PI on a £1.5m ESRC-funded project on regenerative medicine, ‘REGenableMED’.

He is Co-Editor of the Health Technology and Society Series published by Palgrave Macmillan. His recent books include The Global Dynamics of Regenerative Medicine (2013).

He was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2006.