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Philippa  Machin

Philippa Machin

PhD student

Biography

Philippa Machin is a PhD student in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Her research explores the role and influence of digital technologies, specifically smartphone-based pregnancy apps, in pregnancy and childbirth in the UK.

Prior to joining King's, Philippa completed a MSc in Global Health and Social Justice (with distinction) from King's, as the first stage in a 1+3 studentship funded by the ESRC. She also holds a BA in Politics from the University of Sheffield.

Research

Thesis title: 'A mixed-methods study of the role and influence of digital technology in pregnancy and childbirth in the UK'

PhD supervision

Further details

See Philippa's research profile

Research

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Biotechnology & Society research group

Addressing the social, ethical and legal questions arising from developments in health and biomedicine using a multidisciplinary research approach.

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Reproduction Research Cluster

Our interdisciplinary group examines the complex social, cultural, and political dimensions of reproduction.

Research

scientist-lab-technician-with-glass-slide-with-microscope-brain-bank-v10-thumb
Biotechnology & Society research group

Addressing the social, ethical and legal questions arising from developments in health and biomedicine using a multidisciplinary research approach.

Reproduction research cluster logo
Reproduction Research Cluster

Our interdisciplinary group examines the complex social, cultural, and political dimensions of reproduction.