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Professor Harry Collins FBA

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About this Fellow

Sociology & philospophy of knowledge, expertise & science; tacit knowledge; sociology of scientific knowledge; artificial intelligence; gravitational-wave detection since 1970; imitation Game for measuring expertise; science & the good society

Website: http://www.cf.ac.uk/socsi/contactsandpeople/academicstaff/C-D/professor-harry-collins-overview.html

Appointments

Current post

  • Distinguished Research Professor, Cardiff University

Other Sociology, Demography and Social Statistics Fellows

Professor Mike Savage

Historical sociology of 20th century Britain; the new middle classes, the changing nature of attachments to locality and place, the relationship between cultural inequalities and social class.

Professor John Scott

Social stratification and power, property ownership and business organisation; theory and its history in sociology, early British sociology; social network analysis, research methodology, the use of documents in social research.

Professor Sara Arber

Gender and ageing, including care-giving, older men, pensions; health inequalities, including women's health, social capital, cross-national comparisons; sociology of sleep, research on women, couples and ageing

Professor David Firth

Statistical theory, modelling, methods and computation; applications in health and social research