Marta Roriz

PhD Student

Research group: Human Biology, Health and SocietMarta

Institutional Address: Department of Life Sciences

E-mail: martaroriz2006@gmail.com

 

Research interests:

Marta Roriz Is a young researcher, with a Master’s degree in Medical Anthropology, and currently a PhD candidate at CIAS, with the project “A genealogy of obesity: From Biopolitics to a Hospital Ethnography”. Her previous work relates to social studies of psychiatry, health governance and social collectives, biopower, biosociality and biocitizenship.

Currently her research interests relate to critical approaches in fields such as medical anthropology, health political economy, policy studies, social epidemiology and food studies and how these may contribute to study of obesity phenomenon.

 

Ongoing Projects:

2013 – Projecto de Doutoramento financiado pela FCT SFRH/BD/97206/2013 “Uma Genealogia de obesidade: Da Biopolítica a uma etnografia hospitalar”

 

Closed Projects:

2012-05- 01 - Investigadora júnior no Projecto de Investigação “Avaliação do estado do conhecimento público sobre saúde e informação médica em Portugal”(ref. HMSP-IISE/SAU- ICT/0003/2009)financiado pela Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia através do programa Harvard Medical School - Portugal, Centro de Estudos Sociais, Universidade de Coimbra

2010 a 2012 - Investigadora júnior no Projecto Europeu "Epoks - European Patient Organizations in Knowledge Society",na equipa coordenada por João Arriscado Nunes, financiado por 7th Framework Science and Society.

2007-10- 15 a 2009-08- 07 - Assistente de Investigação African American Studies - Boston University

 

 

Marta Roriz