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Christopher Gyngell

Research Fellow in Biomedical Ethics, The University of Melbourne

Christopher Gyngell is a Research Fellow in Biomedical Ethics at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and University of Melbourne. His research interests lie primarily in the ethical implications of biotechnologies and the philosophy of health and disease. Chris was previously a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow at the University of Oxford. Chris was awarded his PhD in Philosophy from the Australian National University in 2015. Before undertaking his PhD, Chris completed a Master’s degree in Applied Ethics and an honours degree in Genetics.


  • 2008–present
    Ethics Analyst, Corporate Analysis Enhanced Responsibility


  • 2010 
    Australian National University, Master of Arts - Professional and Applied Ethics
  • 2008 
    Australian National University, Bachelor of Science/Arts (Honours, Genetics)

Research Areas

  • Applied Ethics (2201)
  • Bioethics (Human And Animal) (220101)
  • Corporate Governance And Stakeholder Engagement (150303)