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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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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

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,

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,

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,

Chilvers J; Kearnes M, 2019, 'Remaking Participation in Science and Democracy', Science, Technology, & Human Values, pp. 016224391985088 - 016224391985088,

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,

Kearnes M; Kuch D; Johnston A, 2018, 'How to do things with metaphors: Engineering life as hodgepodge', Life Sciences, Society and Policy, vol. 14,

Rickards L; Neale T; Kearnes M, 2017, 'Australia's national climate: learning to adapt?', Geographical Research, vol. 55, pp. 469 - 476,

Kearnes M; van Dooren T, 2017, 'Rethinking the Final Frontier: Cosmo-Logics and an Ethic of Interstellar Flourishing', GeoHumanities, vol. 3, pp. 178 - 197,

Kearnes M; Rickards L, 2016, 'Earthly graves for environmental futures: Techno-burial practices', Futures, vol. 92, pp. 48 - 58,

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,

Chilvers J; Kearnes MB, 2015, 'Public participation in science and technology: why the failure to launch?', The Guardian,

Kearnes MB, 2015, 'Growing the social life of soil', Australian Policy Online,

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,

Kearnes M; Macnaghten P; Davies SR, 2014, 'Narrative, Nanotechnology and the Accomplishment of Public Responses', NanoEthics, vol. 8, pp. 241 - 250,

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,

Kearnes M, 2013, 'What is Nanotechnology and Why Does It Matter?', MINERVA, vol. 51, pp. 513 - 519,

Meyer M; Kearnes M, 2013, 'Intermediaries between science, policy and the market', Science and Public Policy, vol. 40, pp. 423 - 429,

Kearnes M, 2013, 'Performing synthetic worlds: Situating the bioeconomy', Science and Public Policy, vol. 40, pp. 453 - 465,

Anderson B; Kearnes M; Anderson B; Swanton D, 2012, 'Materialism and the politics of assemblage', Dialogues in Human Geography, vol. 2, pp. 212 - 215,

Anderson B; Kearnes M; McFarlane C; Swanton D, 2012, 'On assemblages and geography', Dialogues in Human Geography, vol. 2, pp. 171 - 189,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Kearnes MB, 2007, '(Re)making matter: Design and selection', Area, vol. 39, pp. 143 - 155,

Anderson B; Kearnes M; Doubleday R, 2007, 'Geographies of nano-technoscience', Area, vol. 39, pp. 139 - 142,

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,

Kearnes M, 2007, 'Nanotechnology challenges: Implications for philosophy, ethics and society', HEALTH RISK & SOCIETY, vol. 9, pp. 229 - 230,

Kearnes M, 2006, 'Chaos and control: Nanotechnology and the politics of emergence', Paragraph, vol. 29, pp. 57 - 80,

Kearnes M; Macnaghten P, 2006, '(Re)Imagining Nanotechnology', Science as Culture, vol. 15, pp. 279 - 290,

Kearnes M, 2006, 'Chaos and Control: Nanotechnology and the Politics of Emergence', Paragraph, vol. 29, pp. 57 - 80,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Kearnes MB, 2003, 'Geographies that matter—the rhetorical deployment of physicality?', Social and Cultural Geography, vol. 4, pp. 139 - 152,

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