Nikolas Rose

Nikolas Rose is a Professor of Sociology and Head of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at King’s College London.

Trained as a biologist, a psychologist and a sociologist, Nikolas’ work has been to trace the history of the development of the life sciences and the social and political role of the life sciences, including psychology, psychiatry, genetics, neuroscience, and synthetic biology.

Rose is a Co-director of the Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation (CSynBI), a major research collaboration between King’s and Imperial College London. A member of numerous advisory groups engaging key stakeholders, he has also held high-level academic posts in LSE and at Goldsmiths.