Kieran O'Doherty

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

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

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Bio/Research

Much of Dr. O' Doherty's research focuses on the social and ethical aspects of science and technology, with a particular emphasis on health and 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 works 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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