Kieran O'Doherty

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Assistant Professor College of Social & Applied Human Sciences Department of Psychology Guelph, Ontario odohertk@uoguelph.ca Office: (519) 824-4120 ext. 58919

Bio/Research

Much of Professor O' Doherty's research focuses on the social and ethical aspects of science and technology, with a particular emphasis on health & illness. In this context, he has conducted research on genetic testing, biobanks, salmon genomics, human microbiome science, and childhood vaccinatio...

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Bio/Research

Much of Professor O' Doherty's research focuses on the social and ethical aspects of science and technology, with a particular emphasis on health & illness. In this context, he has conducted research on genetic testing, biobanks, salmon genomics, human microbiome science, and childhood vaccination. He uses mainly qualitative methods, as well as conducting conceptual and theoretical research. He also work with deliberative public engagements as a mechanism to involve members of the public in developing policy recommendations about science & technology. He is interested in questions of ethics, human agency, and epistemology and ontology in science and psychology.

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Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

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Media Relations

Lori Bona Hunt
l.hunt@exec.uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 53338

Deirdre Healey
healeyd@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56581

Angela Mulholland
angela.mulholland@uoguelph.ca
519-824-4120 ext. 56982

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