Signe Mikkelsen

Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Social Anthropology
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Background

Signe Mikkelsen holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Oslo (2017). Her master’s thesis explored childhood cancer as a historical, social, and biomedical object in a paediatric oncology ward in Ghana. Within the UiO: Life Science initiative and AnthroTox project group, her Ph.D. project focuses on chemical pollution, toxic exposures, and environmental health in Tanzania.

Academic interests:

Thematic: AnthroTox, medical anthropology, pollution, environmental health, toxicology, anthropogenic toxicants, interdisciplinary research, exposure, anthropocene, public health, history, lay epidemiology, oncology, global health, waste, publics, hospital ethnography, Africa

Regional: East Africa (Tanzania), West Africa (Ghana) 

PhD project, working title: "Chemical pollution, toxic exposures, and environmental health in Tanzania"

Background:

Education: 

Master of Arts, Social Anthropology, University of Oslo, 2017

Bachelor of Arts, Social Anthropology, University of Oslo, 2015

Publications:

Signe Mikkelsen submitted her Master's thesis at the University of Oslo (2017) with the title:

"Cancer Care in Precarious Places. An Ethnographic Study of Health Workers' Experiences aith Childhood Cancer in a Paediatric Oncology Ward in Kumasi, Ghana"

Connection 

UiO: Life Science and AnthroTox

 

Tags: medical anthropology, africa, toxicology, interdisciplinary research, environmental health, cancer, epidemiology, history, public health
Published Mar. 23, 2018 11:22 AM - Last modified June 19, 2018 10:15 AM