Grup de Recerca d'Estudis Humanístics de Ciència i Tecnologia

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    Edifici B. Campus de la UAB

    08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)


Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The research group GEHUCT (Grup d’Estudis Humanístics sobre la Ciència i la Tecnologia; Humanistic Studies Group on Science an Technology) takes an interdisciplinary approach to the analysis of science and its applications. Our topics combine ethics and political philosophy, epistemology and philosophy of science, as well as medicine, especially epidemiology.

Directed by:

Àngel Puyol González

Research lines

  • Research lines:
  • Philosophical reflection on public health and epidemiology.
  • The ethical and political aspects of public health.
  • The idea of solidarity in moral and political philosophy, especially bioethics.
  • Creativity, revolution, and innovation in scientific change processes.
  • Stigma and injustices in public health.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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