Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Gill completed her PhD ('Organ Transplantation and Donation The Paradox of Gifting and Dis/Embodiment') in the Sociology department at the University of Edinburgh in 2001. Gill's research interests include (but are not limited to) the sociology of the body, organ donation and transplantation, ethical, legal and social issues around the access and use of medical data and DNA, democratic mandate of genetic interest groups, regulation of cytoplasmic embryos and xenotransplantation, and genetics, families and relationships.

Gill co-convenes a postgraduate research training course on 'Data Collection', contributes lectures to the post-graduate course Research Design and teaches the unit ‘Death, Embodiment and Identity’ on the undergraduate Sociology 2 course 'Transformations of Self and Society'.

Experience

  • –present
    Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh