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  1. Research

    ‘Mr Cummings clearly does not understand the science of genetics and should maybe go back to school on the subject’: an exploratory content analysis of the online comments beneath a controversial news story

    An article published in the UK Guardian on 11/10/2013 with the headline ‘Genetics outweighs teaching, Gove advisor tells his boss’ reported a leaked document written by special advisor Dominic Cummings to the ...

    Madeline Crosswaite and Kathryn Asbury

    Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2016 12:11

    Published on: 3 November 2016

  2. Research

    Integrated assessment of emerging science and technologies as creating learning processes among assessment communities

    Emerging science and technologies are often characterised by complexity, uncertainty and controversy. Regulation and governance of such scientific and technological developments needs to build on knowledge and...

    Ellen-Marie Forsberg, Barbara Ribeiro, Nils B. Heyen, Rasmus Øjvind Nielsen, Erik Thorstensen, Erik de Bakker, Lars Klüver, Thomas Reiss, Volkert Beekman and Kate Millar

    Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2016 12:9

    Published on: 28 July 2016

  3. Research

    Towards a phronetic space for responsible research (and innovation)

    The term Responsible Research and Innovation has recently gained currency, as it has been designated to be a key-term in the European research framework Horizon 2020. At the level of European research policy, ...

    Emanuele Bardone and Marianne Lind

    Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2016 12:5

    Published on: 20 May 2016

  4. Research

    The moral concerns of biobank donors: the effect of non-welfare interests on willingness to donate

    Donors to biobanks are typically asked to give blanket consent, allowing their donation to be used in any research authorized by the biobank. This type of consent ignores the evidence that some donors have mor...

    Raymond G. De Vries, Tom Tomlinson, H. Myra Kim, Chris D. Krenz, Kerry A. Ryan, Nicole Lehpamer and Scott Y. H. Kim

    Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2016 12:3

    Published on: 11 March 2016

  5. Research

    Parental perspectives on consent for participation in large-scale, non-biological data repositories

    Data sharing presents several challenges to the informed consent process. Unique challenges emerge when sharing pediatric or pregnancy-related data. Here, parent preferences for sharing non-biological data are...

    Kiran Pohar Manhas, Stacey Page, Shawn X. Dodd, Nicole Letourneau, Aleta Ambrose, Xinjie Cui and Suzanne C. Tough

    Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2016 12:1

    Published on: 20 January 2016

  6. Research

    Islet Xeno/transplantation and the risk of contagion: local responses from Canada and Australia to an emerging global technoscience

    This paper situates the public debate over the use of living animal organs and tissue for human therapies within the history of experimental islet transplantation. Specifically, the paper compares and contrast...

    Myra Cheng

    Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2015 11:12

    Published on: 23 October 2015

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2016 12:2

  7. Book review

    Services in the self: embodied labor and the global bioeconomy

    This review article discusses Melinda Cooper and Catherine Waldby’s recent book, Clinical Labor. Tissue donors and research subjects in the global bio-economy (Duke, 2014), as a topical contribution to the litera...

    Christian Haddad

    Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2015 11:9

    Published on: 14 September 2015

  8. Research

    Reflections on different governance styles in regulating science: a contribution to ‘Responsible Research and Innovation’

    In European science and technology policy, various styles have been developed and institutionalised to govern the ethical challenges of science and technology innovations. In this paper, we give an account of ...

    Laurens Landeweerd, David Townend, Jessica Mesman and Ine Van Hoyweghen

    Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2015 11:8

    Published on: 11 August 2015

  9. Research

    Could the organ shortage ever be met?

    The organ shortage is commonly presented as having a clear solution, increase the number of organs donated and the problem will be solved. In the light of the Northern Ireland Assembly’s consultation on moving...

    Mairi Levitt

    Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2015 11:6

    Published on: 23 July 2015

  10. Research

    Constructing populations in biobanking

    This article poses the question of whether biobanking practices and standards are giving rise to the construction of populations from which various biobanking initiatives increasingly draw on for legitimacy? W...

    Aaro Tupasela, Karoliina Snell and Jose A. Cañada

    Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2015 11:5

    Published on: 21 July 2015

  11. Research article

    Challenges of web-based personal genomic data sharing

    In order to study the relationship between genes and diseases, the increasing availability and sharing of phenotypic and genotypic data have been promoted as an imperative within the scientific community. In p...

    Mahsa Shabani and Pascal Borry

    Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2015 11:3

    Published on: 27 March 2015

  12. Research article

    ELSA and RRI – Editorial

    This editorial presents the background for the article collection ‘ELSA and RRI’. It sets the stage for the topics discussed in the collection and briefly presents the different contributions. It concludes by ...

    Ellen-Marie Forsberg

    Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2015 11:2

    Published on: 29 January 2015

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LSSP now indexed in MEDLINE

In addition to being available in PubMed Central (PMC) since 2016, the journal is now also in MEDLINE, the National Library of Medicine journal citation database. Authors who publish in Life Sciences, Society and Policy can now greatly benefit from having their articles indexed in this prestigious and reputable database.