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Amarpreet Kaur

Amarpreet Kaur

MPhil Candidate


Biography:

Amarpreet graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University with a high first class BA (Hons) in Sociology and was awarded a Programme Leader's Prize for Outstanding Achievement in July 2016.  During her undergraduate studies she was involved in several extra-curricular projects surrounding student engagement and presented these at various conferences, in addition to her dissertation at the British Conference for Undergraduate Research.

 

Having matriculated with Murray Edwards college on the 30th September 2016, her current thesis is entitled 'A factor-finding search based on decision making surrounding PGD in the UK'. She envisages focusing her forthcoming research on ethics in relation to eugenics and disability under the supervision of Professor Sarah Franklin, and follows discussions on CRISPR-Cas9, a genetic editing technique.

 

Her broader research interests include gender and sexuality, biotechnologies, and creative learning. Amarpreet currently holds a Newton College Masters Studentship from the University's Trust and plans to progress on to the PhD programme.

 

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