Filipa Queirós


Biography

Filipa Queirós is a researcher and PhD student in the project "EXCHANGE - Forensic Geneticists and the Transnational Exchange of DNA data in the EU: Engaging Science with Social Control, Citizenship and Democracy", funded by European Research Council and based at Centre for Social Studies. With a degree and master's in sociology from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra, she is currently a PhD student in sociology at the same faculty. Her research interests have focused on the field of sociology of health, medical anthropology, chronic diseases, mental health and, more recently, on social studies of science and technology. Currently, her work explores the conceptions of the body that emerges from the development of recent forensic DNA technologies. In particular, she investigates phenotypical inference, its developments and impacts in the forensic field, not only within the context of criminal investigation, but also with regards to new forms of human identity related to suspect population.


Latest Publications

Capítulo em Livro

Queirós, Filipa (2017), Trajetórias vigilantes: As tecnologias de ADN enquanto mecanismos de vigilância sobre os cidadãos, in Helena Costa (org.), Genética e cidadania. Porto: Edições Afrontamento, 111-127

Artigo em Revista Científica

Sousa, Liliana Gil; Queirós, Ana Filipa (2016), "Method as responsibility in applied research", Vis-à-vis: Explorations in Anthropology, 13, 1, 97-113

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Artigo em Revista Científica

Nunes, João Arriscado; Ferreira, Patrícia; Queirós, Filipa (2014), "Taking part: Engaging knowledge on health in clinical encounters", Social Science & Medicine, 123, 194-201

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