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Reproductive Sociology Research Group

Studying at Cambridge


Erica Haimes

Erica Haimes

Professor Sociology at Newcastle University

Lent Term 2013


Erica Haimes was the Founding Executive Director of the PEALS (Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences) Research Centre (1998-2008) where she is now Professorial Fellow; she is also Professor of Sociology in the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University. Her research interests include: interdisciplinary research on social, ethical and legal aspects of the life sciences; reproductive and genetic technologies; the socio-ethical aspects of the provision of human tissue for research, and the relationship between states, families and medicine with a focus on assisted conception.She runs the the PARTS (Provision and Acquisition of Reproductive Tissue for Science) International Research Network.