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Journal articles

Samarakoon S; Munro P; Zalengera C; Kearnes M, 2022, 'The afterlives of off-grid solar: The dynamics of repair and e-waste in Malawi', Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, vol. 42, pp. 317 - 330, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eist.2022.01.009

Dalziell J; Keaney J; Kearnes M; Thierry B; Winter M, 2022, 'Bioengineering human placentas: social implications of an advancing field', Trends in Biotechnology, vol. 40, pp. 137 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tibtech.2021.10.011

Grove K; Rickards L; Anderson B; Kearnes M, 2022, 'The uneven distribution of futurity: Slow emergencies and the event of COVID-19', Geographical Research, vol. 60, pp. 6 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1745-5871.12501

Miller G; Kuch D; Kearnes M, 2022, 'Reimagining Health as a ‘Flow on Effect’ of Biomedical Innovation: Research Policy as a Site of State Activism', Minerva, pp. 1 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11024-021-09456-3

Kamstra P; Cook B; Edensor T; Kennedy D; Kearnes M, 2021, 'Relational Risk and Collective Management: A Pathway to Transformational Risk Management', Risk Analysis, vol. 41, pp. 1782 - 1794, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/risa.13691

Kuch D; Kearnes M; Gulson K, 2020, 'The promise of precision: datafication in medicine, agriculture and education', Policy Studies, vol. 41, pp. 527 - 546, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01442872.2020.1724384

Duché G; Thordarson P; Kearnes M, 2020, 'The importance of reflecting on treatment and post-treatment care when assessing the social aspects of cosmetic nanomedicine and transdermal delivery system', Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine, vol. 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nano.2020.102214

Ey M; Mee K; Allison J; Caves S; Crosbie E; Hughes A; Curtis F; Doney R; Dunstan P; Jones R; Tyndall A; Baker T; Cameron J; Duffy M; Dufty-Jones R; Dunn K; Hodge P; Kearnes M; McGuirk P; O’Neill P; Ruming K; Sherval M; Williams M; Wright S, 2020, 'Becoming Reading Group: reflections on assembling a collegiate, caring collective', Australian Geographer, vol. 51, pp. 283 - 305, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00049182.2020.1759181

Macnaghten P; Davies SR; Kearnes M, 2019, 'Understanding Public Responses to Emerging Technologies: A Narrative Approach', Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, vol. 21, pp. 504 - 518, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1523908X.2015.1053110

Chilvers J; Kearnes M, 2019, 'Remaking Participation in Science and Democracy', Science, Technology, & Human Values, pp. 016224391985088 - 016224391985088, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0162243919850885

Anderson B; Grove K; Rickards L; Kearnes M, 2019, 'Slow emergencies: Temporality and the racialized biopolitics of emergency governance', Progress in Human Geography, pp. 030913251984926 - 030913251984926, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0309132519849263

Kearnes M; Kuch D; Johnston A, 2018, 'How to do things with metaphors: Engineering life as hodgepodge', Life Sciences, Society and Policy, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40504-018-0084-z

Rickards L; Neale T; Kearnes M, 2017, 'Australia's national climate: learning to adapt?', Geographical Research, vol. 55, pp. 469 - 476, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1745-5871.12240

Kearnes M; van Dooren T, 2017, 'Rethinking the Final Frontier: Cosmo-Logics and an Ethic of Interstellar Flourishing', GeoHumanities, vol. 3, pp. 178 - 197, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/2373566X.2017.1300448

Kearnes M; Rickards L, 2016, 'Earthly graves for environmental futures: Techno-burial practices', Futures, vol. 92, pp. 48 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.futures.2016.12.003

Balmer AS; Calvert J; Marris C; Molyneux-Hodgson S; Frow E; Kearnes M; Bulpin K; Schyfter P; Mackenzie A; Martin P, 2016, 'Five rules of thumb for post-ELSI interdisciplinary collaborations', Journal of Responsible Innovation, vol. 3, pp. 73 - 80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23299460.2016.1177867

Chilvers J; Kearnes MB, 2015, 'Public participation in science and technology: why the failure to launch?', The Guardian, https://www.theguardian.com/science/political-science/2015/dec/17/public-participation-science-technology-failure-to-launch

Kearnes MB, 2015, 'Growing the social life of soil', Australian Policy Online, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/50/5668B815A9E22

Balmer AS; Calvert J; Marris C; Molyneux- Hodgson S; Frow E; Kearnes MB; Bulpin K; Schyfter P; Mackenzie A; Martin P, 2015, 'Taking Roles in Interdisciplinary Collaborations: Reflections on Working in Post-ELSI Spaces in the UK Synthetic Biology Community', Science & Technology Studies, vol. 28, pp. 3 - 25, http://www.sciencetechnologystudies.org/node/2573

Kearnes M; Macnaghten P; Davies SR, 2014, 'Narrative, Nanotechnology and the Accomplishment of Public Responses', NanoEthics, vol. 8, pp. 241 - 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11569-014-0209-7

Szerszynski B; Kearnes M; Macnaghten P; Owen R; Stilgoe J, 2013, 'Why solar radiation management geoengineering and democracy won’t mix', Environment and Planning A, vol. 45, pp. 2809 - 2816, http://dx.doi.org/10.1068/a45649

Kearnes M, 2013, 'What is Nanotechnology and Why Does It Matter?', MINERVA, vol. 51, pp. 513 - 519, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11024-013-9241-y

Meyer M; Kearnes M, 2013, 'Intermediaries between science, policy and the market', Science and Public Policy, vol. 40, pp. 423 - 429, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/scipol/sct051

Kearnes M, 2013, 'Performing synthetic worlds: Situating the bioeconomy', Science and Public Policy, vol. 40, pp. 453 - 465, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/scipol/sct052

Anderson B; Kearnes M; Anderson B; Swanton D, 2012, 'Materialism and the politics of assemblage', Dialogues in Human Geography, vol. 2, pp. 212 - 215, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2043820612449298

Anderson B; Kearnes M; McFarlane C; Swanton D, 2012, 'On assemblages and geography', Dialogues in Human Geography, vol. 2, pp. 171 - 189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2043820612449261

Kearnes M; Wienroth M, 2011, 'Tools of the trade: UK research intermediaries in science policy practice', Minerva: A Review of Science Learning and Policy, vol. 49, pp. 153 - 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11024-011-9172-4

Davies S; Kearnes M; Macnaghten P, 2009, 'All things weird and scary’: Nanotechnology, theology, and religious affiliations', Culture and Religion, vol. 10, pp. 201 - 220, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14755610903077570

Kearnes M, 2009, 'Informationalising matter: systems understandings of the nanoscale', Spontaneous Generations : Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science, vol. 1, pp. 99 - 111, http://spontaneousgenerations.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/SpontaneousGenerations/article/view/5073

Kearnes M, 2008, 'Informationalising Matter Systems Understandings of the Nanoscale1', SPONTANEOUS GENERATIONS-JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE, vol. 2, pp. 99 - 111, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000439157900010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Kearnes M, 2008, 'Risk society: Towards a new modernity by Ulrich Beck', Geography, vol. 93, pp. 122 - 123

Nordmann A; Kearnes M, 2008, 'Commentary on "The Center for Responsible Nanotechnology Scenario Project"', Nanotechnology Perceptions, vol. 4, pp. 65 - 71

Kearnes M, 2008, '(Re)fazendo a matéria: projeto e seleção', Estudos de Sociologia, vol. 13, pp. 35 - 66

Kearnes MB, 2008, 'Spotlight on … Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity by Ulrich Beck', Geography, vol. 93, pp. 122 - 123

Kearnes M; Wynne B, 2007, 'On Nanotechnology and Ambivalence: The Politics of Enthusiasm', NanoEthics, vol. 1, pp. 131 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11569-007-0014-7

Kearnes MB, 2007, '(Re)making matter: Design and selection', Area, vol. 39, pp. 143 - 155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4762.2007.00744.x

Anderson B; Kearnes M; Doubleday R, 2007, 'Geographies of nano-technoscience', Area, vol. 39, pp. 139 - 142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-4762.2007.00748.x

Hinchliffe SJ; Kearnes MB; Degen M; Whatmore S, 2007, 'Ecologies and economies of action - Sustainability, calculations, and other things', Environment and Planning A, vol. 39, pp. 260 - 282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1068/a38110

Kearnes M, 2007, 'Nanotechnology challenges: Implications for philosophy, ethics and society', HEALTH RISK & SOCIETY, vol. 9, pp. 229 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13698570701307136

Kearnes M, 2006, 'Chaos and control: Nanotechnology and the politics of emergence', Paragraph, vol. 29, pp. 57 - 80, http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/prg.2006.0014

Kearnes M; Macnaghten P, 2006, '(Re)Imagining Nanotechnology', Science as Culture, vol. 15, pp. 279 - 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09505430601022387

Kearnes M, 2006, 'Chaos and Control: Nanotechnology and the Politics of Emergence', Paragraph, vol. 29, pp. 57 - 80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/prg.2006.0014

Kearnes M; Grove-White R; Macnaghten P; Wilsdon J; Wynne B, 2006, 'From Bio to Nano: Learning Lessons from the UK Agricultural Biotechnology Controversy', Science as Culture, vol. 15, pp. 291 - 307, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09505430601022619

Grove-White R; Kearnes M; Macnaghten P; Wynne B, 2006, 'Nuclear Futures: Assessing Public Attitudes to New Nuclear Power', The Political Quarterly, vol. 77, pp. 238 - 246, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-923X.2006.00766.x

Hinchliffe S; Kearnes MB; Degen M; Whatmore S, 2005, 'Urban wild things: A cosmopolitical experiment', Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, vol. 23, pp. 643 - 658, http://dx.doi.org/10.1068/d351t

Macnaghten P; Kearnes MB; Wynne B, 2005, 'Nanotechnology, governance, and public deliberation: What role for the social sciences?', Science Communication, vol. 27, pp. 268 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1075547005281531

Kearnes MB, 2003, 'Geographies that matter—the rhetorical deployment of physicality?', Social and Cultural Geography, vol. 4, pp. 139 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14649360309061


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