Author Archives: Global Health & Social Medicine

Response to CAS ruling on Semenya’s case: Why this is a disappointing, although not surprising, decision. And what type of evidence should be considered in an appeal.

This blog post was written by Dr Silvia Camporesi and originally posted on her research blog here. As pretty much everybody else except those who were expert witnesses to the case or the judges, I was in London on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Bioethics & Society alumni series: Featuring Shayda Kashef (class of 2017), now public engagement research assistant in public health at King’s

Shayda Kashef (class of 2017), was one of the students of the very first cohort of the Bioethics & Society programme, as she started studying with us as a part-time student  in September 2014: “When I finished my undergraduate degree … Continue reading

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BrainEx technology: Consider the pig – killed, humanised, resuscitated, for the benefit of whom?

Consider the pig – they have made the headlines and the cover of the two major American scientific journals in  the last two years: first in Science when scientists led by George Church at MIT created humanised organs in pigs with CRISPR … Continue reading

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Bioethics & Society alumni series – featuring Gemma McKenzie, ESCR funded PhD candidate at King’s

Gemma McKenzie (Bioethics & Society, class of 2017) is an ESRC funded PhD candidate at King’s (Department of Nursing) exploring women’s narratives of freebirthing in the UK. “I first had the idea for my PhD subject when I was working … Continue reading

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2019 Bioethics & Society alumni series – Featuring Richard Gibson, PhD candidate in Bioethics & Medical Jurisprudence at the University of Manchester

Richard Gibson, Bioethics & Society alumnus (class of 2016), currently a PhD student and Graduate Teaching Assistant in the School of Law at the University of Manchester, UK, says about the programme: “Before undertaking the MA in Bioethics & Society, … Continue reading

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