Andrew Bartlett

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This paper examines the role of complexity in descriptions of the aetiology of common psychiatric disorders. While scientists attest to the discovery of an underlying reality of complex inheritance--the so-called 'witches' brew' of genetic and non-genetic factors--we argue that 'complexity' also performs rhetorical work. In our analysis of scientific review(More)
Bioinformatics, a specialism propelled into relevance by the Human Genome Project and the subsequent-omic turn in the life science, is an interdisciplinary field of research. Qualitative work on the disciplinary identities of bioinformaticians has revealed the tensions involved in work in this " borderland. " As part of our ongoing work on the emergence of(More)
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Questions of community are central to many research sites in the social sciences. Rabinow argued that, in the wake of the Human Genome Project, an increasingly important form of collectivity would be biosociality. Biosociality highlights the central role of biomedical knowledge in constructing genetic identities and producing and reproducing social(More)
Andrew 2015. How UK psychiatric geneticists understand and talk about engaging the public. Please note: Changes made as a result of publishing processes such as copy-editing, formatting and page numbers may not be reflected in this version. For the definitive version of this publication, please refer to the published source. You are advised to consult the(More)
Bioinformatics - the so-called shotgun marriage between biology and computer science - is an interdiscipline. Despite interdisciplinarity being seen as a virtue, for having the capacity to solve complex problems and foster innovation, it has the potential to place projects and people in anomalous categories. For example, valorised 'outputs' in academia are(More)
This paper attempts to introduce the GENSEC security subsystem and client credentials interfaces to interested bystanders and developers on the Samba4 project. GENSEC attempts to abstract details about user authen-tication into a single place, providing a simple API to the rest of Samba, while remaining compatible with Microsoft's implementations of the(More)
Questions of community are central to many research settings in the social sciences. Rabinow argued that, in the wake of the Human Genome Project, an increasingly important form of collectivity would be biosociality. Biosociality recognises a central role for biomedical knowledge in constructing genetic identities and producing and reproducing social(More)
The travel agency industry depends upon commissions for a majority of its revenue. When these commissions decrease or stop the industry must change the means in which revenue is made. The Internet has caused a significant reduction in airline ticket sales and therefore has caused travel agencies to change. In addition travel agencies have reduced(More)