skip to primary navigationskip to content

ReproSoc

Reproductive Sociology Research Group

Department A-Z

Changing (In)Fertilities

Changing (In)Fertilities is a major major new collaborative interdisciplinary research project funded by the Wellcome Trust and based in ReproSoc. This collaborative global project will explore how ARTs such as IVF are not only responding to, but also changing, the ways in which fertility and infertility are perceived and practiced.

Read more

Conference Photos

We're delighted to share with you the photos from the conference. We hope that they show just how truly special, generous and (re)generative the conference was, with over 90 people presenting papers, four plenary sessions with multiple speakers in conversation, a dance performance, art exhibition, book launch, and much much more...

Read more

Remaking Reproduction

Our conference, Remaking Reproduction, took place from the 27-29th June 2018 and we are using the conference website as a platform to create an online archive containing all of the content created during those three days. Access everything from the programme to the photos and videos from the conference, and keep an eye out for updates!

Read more

Dish Life

Dish Life is an award winning documentary short about stem cell scientists' emotional relationship to the cells they grow in the laboratory. Dish Life has now been awarded funding from the Wellcome Trust and the Economic & Social Research Council to produce a digital mobile app Dish Life: The Game.

Read more

ReproSoc Director

In 2012 Professor Sarah Franklin received awards from the Wellcome Trust (Senior Investigator), ESRC (Seminar Series) and British Academy (Academy Research project) to establish two new initiatives: The IVF Histories and Cultures Project (with Martin Johnson and Nick Hopwood) and the Reproductive Sociology Research Group (ReproSoc).

Read more

ReproSoc Newsletter

Read our latest newsletter to find out what we got up to last term and don't forget to subscribe to keep up to date with our activities!

Read more

Sharing a new blog post every Friday during term time, the ReproSoc blog covers everything from reviews and reflections to political opinions and personal stories. Read back through our archives and follow our social media to keep up to date with out latest posts.

Read more

RSS Feed Latest news


Did human embryo editing just get platformed?

Reflections on reports of the first gene-edited babies and the 2nd International Summit on Human Genome Editing in Hong Kong from Changing (In)Fertilities network member Professor Ayo Wahlberg

Read more

The Reproductive Sociology Research Group supports research and teaching on the social and cultural implications of new reproductive technologies. ReproSoc is based within the Department of Sociology and is part of an expanding concentration of Reproductive Studies at Cambridge, is led by Professor Sarah Franklin and has funding from the Wellcome Trust, British Academy, ESRC, ERC, and Office of the Vice Chancellor, as well as several other funding bodies.

 

Keep up to date via our social media:

 Follow us on Twitter

 Like our Facebook Page

 Follow us on Instagram

 Subscribe to our YouTube Channel

LIFE IN GLASS is a series of cultural experiments that explore the relation between reproductive technologies and the social worlds we live in. Through art, film and creative dialogue, we consider how reproductive technologies come to play an ever larger role in the process of imagining when, how, if, and what we reproduce in our lifetimes.

Read more