In this episode, Aadita Chaudhury speaks to Wen-Hua Kuo. Dr. Kuo is a Professor at the National Yang-Ming University in Taipei, Taiwan, specializing in STS and the history and social study of medicine in the 20th century. He is also the editor of East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal (EASTS). He has won the Edge Prize from the Society for Social Studies of Science for his article “The Voice on the Bridge: Taiwan's Regulatory Engagement with Global Pharmaceuticals”. In this episode, Dr. Kuo talks about his journey from medicine to STS, his current research and the trends in East Asian STS research, its futures and its challenges.
Technoscience is a new initiative supported by the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S) to share the exciting work being done in science and technology studies (or STS) with wider audiences who are curious about the field. In this podcast series you will hear interviews with STS scholars about a range of issues, including what the field means to them, some of its big debates, and what its future might yet be. Technoscience is produced by Laura Foster and Timothy Neale, with support from Aadita Chaudhury, Konstantin Georgiev, Teresa Hoard-Jackson, Duygu Kasdogan, Alison Kenner, and Juan Francisco Salazar. Music by Young Fellaz Brass Band (instagram: @youngfellazbrassband).