Helena Machado


Biography

Helena Machado is Research Professor at the Centre for Social Studies. Her research interests are centred on the sociology of crime and the social studies of forensic genetics, with a special focus on the societal, regulatory and ethical issues associated with the uses of molecular genetics in contemporary modes of governance in the forensic and medical fields. In 2015, Helena Machado was awarded a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC), one the most competitive and prestigious funding schemes for scientific research of excellence in the European context.


Latest Publications

Capítulo em Livro

Machado, Helena; Samorinha, Catarina; Santos, Filipe (2017), Genes maus, genes bons: Rumos da justiça personalizada e desafios à cidadania, in Helena Machado (org.), Genética e Cidadania. Porto: Afrontamento, 15-34

Livro

Machado, Helena (orgs.) (2017), Genética e cidadania. Porto: Afrontamento

Capítulo em Livro

Machado, Helena (2017), Genética e cidadania no século XXI: Uma breve porém crítica revisitação, in Helena Machado (org.), Genética e Cidadania. Porto: Afrontamento, 7-12