Brígida Riso
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Brígida Riso is a PhD Fellow (FCT) in Centre for Studies and Research in Sociology (CIES-IUL). In her PhD research entitled "Biobanks and human bio-objects: social dynamics in health contexts" she tries to discuss the concepts of health, illness, body and life in the context of biobanking activities. Brígida is also interested in the social implications of  development  new biotechnologies applied to human health, such as genetics technologies or gene editing, combining the perspectives of health sociology and social studies of science. She is also interested in health citizen science and citizens participation in biomedical research.
Educational Qualifications
Licenciate in Enfermagem, Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Calouste Gulbenkian de Lisboa, in 2007
M.Sc. in Health, Medicine and Society, ISCTE-IUL, in 2012
Post-graduation in Estudos Avançados em Sociologia, ISCTE-IUL, in 2014
Post-graduation in Pós-Graduação em Análise de Dados em Ciências Sociais, ISCTE-IUL, in 2016
Research Fields
Sociology of Health and Illness, Biobanking , Genetics and Genomics , Citizen science (health)
Research Groups
Family, Generations and Health
Recent Publications
Data from Ciência-IUL