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Dr Lucy van de Wiel

Dr Lucy van de Wiel

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Lecturer in Global Health & Social Medicine

Research subject areas

  • Policy

Contact details


Lucy van de Wiel is a Lecturer and Director of Postgraduate Research in Global Health and Social Medicine at King’s College London. She is also a work package coordinator in the Wellcome-funded collaborative research project Changing Infertilities, which is based at the Reproductive Sociology Research Group (ReproSoc), University of Cambridge. She is the author of Freezing Fertility (NYU Press, 2020) and featured in the documentary inspired by the book, also titled Freezing Fertility (VPRO Backlight, 2021).

Research Interests

  • reproductive technologies
  • egg freezing
  • financialisation of fertility
  • datafication of reproduction
  • abortion 

PhD Supervision

  • Annabel Sowemimo (KCL)
  • Amanda-Rose O'Halloran (Cambridge)
  • Graduated PhD students
  • Aideen O'Shaughnessy (Cambridge)
  • Yvonne Frankfurth (Cambridge)
  • Tiantian Chen

Further Details 

See Lucy's research profile