Ruchi Higham
PhD Student

Profile

Biography

  • PHD in Sociology (in progress) – University of York
  • MSc Health Services Research (Distinction) – University of York
  • BA Sociology and History (First class) - University of Liverpool

Research

Overview

Ruchi’s research will explore the specific challenges of clinical trials in regenerative medicine, and aims to understand these challenges within a theoretical framework that incorporates STS perspectives on medical innovation, translational medicine and the sociology of expectations. The research is funded by the ESRC, and as a multi-discipline award the project will involve developing close links with doctoral students in the Biology department at the University of York, as well as clinicians and scientists working in regenerative medicine.

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Contact details

Ruchi Higham
PhD Student
Department of Sociology
SATSU
University of York
Heslington
YORK
YO10 5DD