Last updated on: 1/23/2012 | Author: ProCon.org

Adam Hedgecoe, PhD Biography

Title:
Associate Director of the ESRC Centre for the Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (CESAGen) at Cardiff University
Position:
None Found to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Jan. 27, 2012.

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to human sexuality. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to human sexuality.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Associate Director of the ESRC Centre for the Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (CESAGen), Cardiff University (Wales, United Kingdom)
  • Recipient, BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize, 2006
  • Recipient, BSA MedSoc Sociology of Health and Illness Book of the Year, 2005
  • Recipient, European Commission funded grant to compare research ethics committees in four European countries and the impact of the Clinical Trials Directive, 2004-2007
  • Worked for the technology assessment units of both the European and British Parliaments
  • Former Consultant, Organisation for the Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Former Wellcome Trust funded Postdoc Fellowship to explore the developing technology of pharmacogenetics
Education:
  • PhD, History and Philosophy of Science, University College London, 2000
  • MA, Applied Philosophy, University of Hull (United Kingdom), 1994
  • BA, Philosophy and Psychology, University of Durham (United Kingdom), 1993
Other:
  • Conducted research on a European Union funded project into the ethics of genetic screening