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.
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"
Master of Arts, Social Anthropology, University of Oslo, 2017
Bachelor of Arts, Social Anthropology, University of Oslo, 2015
Signe Mikkelsen submitted her Master's thesis at the University of Oslo (2017) with the title: