Dissertations

Below you can find an overview of recent PhD dissertations completed in the MUSTS research programme at Maastricht University.

 

Noortje Jacobs (2018)
Ethics by committee: governing human experimentation in the Netherlands, 1945-2000
Supervisors: Frank Huisman and Tsjalling Swierstra

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Ties van de Werff (2018)
Practicing the plastic brain: popular neuroscience and the good life
Supervisors: Tsjalling Swierstra and Heleen Pott

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Zwegers Bart Zwegers (2018)
Heritage in transition: global and local challenges in Germany and the United Kingdom, 1970-2010
Supervisors: Ernst Homburg and Jo Wachelder

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SchouwenburgHans Schouwenburg (2017)
Strategies to save the earth: nature conservation experts and sustainable development, 1980-2000
Supervisors: Ernst Homburg and Raf de Bont

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schleper dissSimone Schleper (2017)
Life on Earth: Controversies on the science and politics of global nature conservation, 1960 – 1980
Supervisors: Ernst Homburg and Raf de Bont

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van-oostBart van Oost (2016)
Our climate, our underground: understanding the slow implementation of carbon capture and storage
Supervisors: Wiebe Bijker and Anique Hommels

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BeumerKoen Beumer (2016)
Nanotechnology and development: styles of governance in India, South Africa, and Kenya
Supervisors: Wiebe Bijker and Aalok Khandekar

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blankdissDirk Haen (2015)
The politics of good food : why food engineers and citizen-consumers are talking at cross-purposes
Supervisors: Tsjalling Swierstra and Sjaak Koenis

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hermansMarijke Hermans (2015)
Engaging with risks : citizens, science and policy in mobile phone mast siting controversies
Supervisors: Marjolein van Asselt and Wim Passchier

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Fabian de KloeFabian de Kloe (2014)
Constructing worlds with words : science and international language in the early twentieth century
Supervisors: Wiebe Bijker, Nico Randeraad and Geert Somsen

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bierJess Bier (2014)
Mapping Israel, mapping Palestine : how segregated landscapes shape scientific knowledge
Supervisors: Sally Wyatt and Bas van Heur

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jacobsAnnelies Jacobs (2014)
Het geluid van gisteren : waarom Amsterdam vroeger ook niet stil was
Supervisors: Karin Bijsterveld and Andreas Fickers

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aalbersJasper Aalbers (2013)
Echoes of the city : staging the urban soundscape in fiction film
Supervisors: Karin Bijsterveld and Andreas Fickers

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bruyninckxJoeri Bruyninckx (2013)
Sound science: recording and listening in the biology of bird song, 1880-1980
Supervisors: Karin Bijsterveld and Jo Wachelder

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kouwMatthijs Kouw (2012)
Pragmatic constructions: simulation and the vulnerability of technological cultures
Supervisors: Wiebe Bijker and Sally Wyatt

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hoeffkenJohanna Höffken (2012)
Power to the people? Civic engagement with small-scale hydroelectric plants in India
Supervisors: Wiebe Bijker and Thomas Conzelmann

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Alexandra Supper (2012)
Lobbying for the ear: the public fascination with and academic legitimacy of the sonification of scientific data
Supervisors: Karin Bijsterveld and Jo Wachelder

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blankdissJulia Quartz (2011)
Constructing Agrarian Alternatives: how a creative dissent project engages with the vulnerable livelihood of marginal farmers in South India
Supervisors: Wiebe Bijker and Anique Hommels

 

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Niki Vermeulen (2009)
Supersizing science: on building large-scale research projects in biology
Supervisors: Wiebe Bijker and Rein de Wilde

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