Technical skill sheet

Analysis of Sociological Processes in the field of Health and Medicine

  • Centre of research : MINES ParisTech, centre de sociologie de l'innovation - CSI
  • Prestation : Advice, assessment, training - Research and Development

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Areas of research :

- Study of the new forms of producing knowledge. - Understanding the normative, ethical and political challenges in the field of health and medicine. - Characterisation and analysis of the role of various patient populations in the structuring and linking different expression and intervention spaces (scientific medical, policy, economic, media spaces, etc.)


Work in the laboratory provides a framework for the creation and circulation of innovations in the most varied fields, whether science, technology, art or the media.

Fields studied : - The environment - Safety - Transport - Health - Food - Tastes and uses - Communications - Services


Multidisciplinary approach including the scientific, technical and cultural objectives in the analysis of society :

- Methods of research based on the sociology of sciences, law and culture - Construction of theoretical and practical tools for socio-technical analysis - Analysis of controversies between players, maintaining a certain symmetry between technical and social arguments and networking, mediation and translation processes which precede the emergence of a market