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Decolonisation: Science and Health : Resources

Research production

Global research production through Science journals' production early 2000s showing the dominance of the global North

Global Research Production in Science Journals

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Some reading

Groups and Resources for Science and Health

 Interview with Daniel Akinbosede, PhD Student and Doctoral Tutor in Biochemistry at the University of Sussex explaining why decolonisation in science is needed

Royal Society of Chemistry podcast: Book Club. "We might like to think that science is purely objective, driven only by scientific principles and free of social disturbances — but this couldn’t be further from the truth.In this episode, we read Chanda Prescod-Weinstein’s debut The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred, a book exposing how racism and sexism persist across all scientific disciplines"

Royal Society of Chemistry podcast: Book Club. Science in Black and White: How Biology and Environment Shape Our Racial Divide by medical anthropologist Alondra Oubré Reflections on the intersectionality of being black and female in science Useful handbook exploring ways to begin decolonising science teaching

Decolonising ecology Article in Nature Ecology & Evolution

Decolonising science reading list Contextualising the resistance to the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii

Interview with Shail Patel on decolonisation of, and anti-racism in, mathematical sciences

Steps to end 'Colonial Science'  including actions for researchers to take

Tensions between indigenous knowledge and western science

Decolonising ideas of healing in medical education

UCL wordpress site on Decolonising the Medical Curriculum  Includes recordings of presentations

BJGP Open Race and Racism special collection Dec 2020

BMJ Racism in Medicine

BMJ Commentary Decolonising Global Health, if not now, when?