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Title: The lowest common denominator? : a Newcastle case study on research practice and disciplinarity in nanoscale science and technology
Author: Wienroth, Matthias
ISNI:       0000 0001 3567 8960
Awarding Body: Newcastle University
Current Institution: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Date of Award: 2009
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My PhD thesis explores the nature of Nanoscale Science and Technology, in particular how this new and emergent research field is constructed in science practice. I examine the sociotechnological worlds of scientists in NST, in particular their disciplinary identity construction, and their negotiation of NST as a research field. I identify three dimensions of identity here: belonging, practice, and strategy.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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