Dr Silvia Camporesi
director of bioethics and society postgraduate programme, King’s College London; co-author, Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

Dr Silvia Camporesi is a bioethicist working on the social and ethical implications of emerging biotechnologies, with a special focus on ethics and sport. Silvia has published extensively on Caster Semenya’s case in both academic journals and in the popular press since 2009, and she has appeared on a number of TV and radio programmes to discuss the case. Her most recent article on the topic, titled ‘When does an advantage become unfair? Empirical and normative concerns in Semenya’s case’ has just been published open-access for the Journal of Medical Ethics. She is author of two books, From Bench to Bedside, to Track and Field: the context of enhancement and its ethical relevance, and co-author (with Mike McNamee) of the Bioethics, Genetics and Sport. More about her research is available here: silviacamporesiresearch.org/



Sunday 3 November, 16:00 Conservatory
Caster Semenya – running into controversy: genes, gender and sport