Courtney Addison is an anthropologist of science, and lecturer in the Centre for Science in Society at Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington. Her work explores the social and ethical complexities of gene therapy and, more recently, the politics of the Anthropocene in Aotearoa as manifest through conservation science for native species.
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An Anthropogenic Table of Elements: An Introduction
In the 150 years since its construction by Russian chemist Dmitry Mendeleev, the periodic table of chemical elements has become an iconic and ubiquitous express... More
Compound 1080 (Sodium Monofluoroacetate)
In 2018, six dead birds appeared on the steps of New Zealand’s parliament. The activists who delivered them claimed these precious natives were poisoned by 1080... More
An Anthropogenic Table of Elements
In the 150 years since its construction by the Russian chemist Dmitry Mendeleev, the periodic table of chemical elements has become both a ubiquitous and iconic... More