Alberto Aparicio de Narvaez

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Alberto Aparicio is a postdoctoral fellow in the Program on Science, Technology & Society at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

His research interests include the governance of biotechnology and societal responses to shifting meanings and attitudes about life in contemporary bioscience, as well as the framing and social relevance of technoscience.

Aparicio received his PhD in Science and Technology Studies from University College London in 2019, where he studied the construction of safety in synthetic biology by scientists as responsible governance; he finished a postdoctoral fellowship at Colombia’s Instituto Alexander von Humboldt before joining the Global Observatory. He has held various policy and management roles, in academic, consultancy and government institutions.