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Reproductive Sociology Research Group

Professor Sarah Franklin is awarded the Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal by the Royal Society for research related to the social function of science.

The first sociologist to receive this medal, Professor Franklin is recognised for her work on the social implications of new reproductive technologies.

Professor Franklin, who was elected to the Chair of Sociology at the University of Cambridge in 2011 and founded the Reproductive Sociology Research Group (ReproSoc) in 2012, said:

“I am honoured to receive this award. The achievements it recognises are clearly not mine alone and reflect the work of a huge range of collaborations over many years in the field of reproduction.”

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