Filipa Queirós


Filipa Queirós is a sociologist and a PhD student in sociology at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra with a project entitled "Biogenetic suspicion: sociotechnical controversies about forensic DNA phenotyping" supervised by Helena Machado and Silvia Portugal. This project is part of the EXCHANGE Project - Forensic Geneticists and the Transnational Exchange of DNA data in the EU: Engaging Science with Social Control, Citizenship and Democracy (ref. 648608), funded by the European Research Council (ERC) and coordinated by Helena Machado. She explores conceptions of the body that emerges from DNA technologies on the one hand, and the media discourses surrounding controversies linked with forensic DNA phenotyping technologies on the other hand. In particular, she investigates the development and impact of these emergent technologies in the forensic field within the context of criminal investigation but also regarding to new forms of human identity related to suspect population.

Latest Publications

Book Chapter

Queirós, Filipa (2018), Retratos Biogenéticos no Combate à Criminalidade: Desafios Éticos e Sociais, in Ana Figueiredo Sol e Steven Gouveia (org.), Bioética no Século XXI. Charleston, USA: CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 287 - 313

Book Chapter

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

Article in Scientific journal

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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