Outreach

I am available to give interviews on topics related to my research and more broadly on topics related to ethics and reproduction, and ethics and sport.

Radio and Television Commentary and Expert Opinion

BBC Big Questions (Television)

Panelist for episode “Is it ethical to interfere with the genome?” (2017, June 11).

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08vg018/the-big-questions-series-10-episode-20

 BBC News Hour Extra (Radio)

Commentary for: “A flickering flame: Is the Olympic ideal dead?” (2016, July 29).

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04263n3

Podcast interview with UC Medical Humanities Press April 27th, 2016:

https://soundcloud.com/brian-dolan-250580185/ucmh-press-interviews-dr-silvia-camporesi-on-her-book-about-doping-in-sports-and-editing-embryos

Gap Summit (Global Biotech Revolution) in Cambridge UK, April 4-6th, 2016. Here is the full recording of the bioethics panel discussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XpQcgh8LFI&app=desktop and here is my interview, where I answer the question: “Which debates do you think will be most important in biotechnology and bioethics by 2050?”

 

BBC World Service (Radio)

Expert opinion on Dutee Chand’s case. (2015, March 23).

https://soundcloud.com/bbc-world-service/what-makes-a-woman  

 BBC Have Your Say (Radio)

Expert opinion on Dutee Chand’s case. (2015, March 23).

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02m31rq

 BBC Radio 4 News (Radio)

Expert opinion on Dutee Chand’s case. (2015, March 23).

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05mrc53

BBC World News (Television)

Expert opinion on the case of eugenics victims receiving compensation for sterilization in Virginia. (2015, February 27).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kDev7pyloM

 

References to My Work in Mainstream Media and Professional Outlets:

 CNN

East, S. (2016, August 12). Should a woman’s testosterone level matter in sports?

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/08/12/health/testosterone-and-hyperandrogenism-in-female-athletes/index.html

 The Guardian

Pielke Jr., R. (2016, August 3). Get ready for the coming wave of technologically enhanced athletes.

https://www.theguardian.com/science/political-science/2016/aug/03/get-ready-for-the-coming-wave-of-technologically-enhanced-athletes

 The Mail and Guardian

Saba, A. (2016, August 25).  Has gender verification made women’s athletics into a sordid masquerade?

https://mg.co.za/article/2016-08-25-caster-has-gender-verification-made-womens-athletics-a-sordid-masquerade

Los Angeles Daily News

Reid, S. (2016, August 1). Wave of controversy surrounds track star Caster Semenya.

http://www.dailynews.com/2016/08/01/wave-of-controversy-surrounds-track-star-caster-semenya/

International Bar Association

Green, R. (2016, August 22). Suspended hyperandrogenism regulations under the spotlight at Rio Olympics.

https://www.ibanet.org/Article/NewDetail.aspx?ArticleUid=4887edb3-28e2-4546-be2f-6e5f14b7e61f

Print Media Op-eds and Commentary

The Conversation:

Camporesi, S. (2016, August 9). Why Caster Semenya and Dutee Chand deserve to compete (and win) at Rio 2016. https://theconversation.com/why-caster-semenya-and-dutee-chand-deserve-to-compete-and-win-at-rio-2016-63727

Camporesi, S. (2015, November 4). The last psychopath: using the brain to root out disorder. https://theconversation.com/the-last-psychopath-using-the-brain-to-root-out-disorder-50137

Camporesi, S., & Marks, L. (2015, October 7). The public must speak up about gene editing – beyond embryo modification. https://theconversation.com/the-public-must-speak-up-about-gene-editing-beyond-embryo-modification-48623

AEON:

Camporesi, S (2017, February 28) Who is a sportswoman? Elite female athletes are subjected to invasive gender tests, and hormone treatments if they fail. This is deeply unfair. https://aeon.co/essays/sports-culture-binds-us-to-gender-binaries-this-is-unfair

 Camporesi, S., & Knuckles, J. A. (2016, July 22). The solution to doping is to extend the blame beyond athletes. https://aeon.co/ideas/the-solution-to-doping-is-to-extend-the-blame-beyond-athletes

Newsweek

Camporesi, S. (2016, August 10). Why Caster Semenya and Dutee Chand Deserve to Compete at Rio 2016: Do female athletes with high levels of testosterone have an unfair advantage? http://www.newsweek.com/why-caster-semenya-and-dutee-chand-deserve-compete-rio-2016-488958

 Open Democracy

Marks, L., Camporesi, S., & Lind, J. (2016, March 18). This is what the public thinks about genome editing. https://www.opendemocracy.net/lara-marks-silvia-camporesi-jonathan-lind/what-public-thinks-about-genome-editing

Marks, L., & Camporesi, S. (2015, October 15). Join the debate around genome editing. https://www.opendemocracy.net/lara-marks-silvia-camporesi/join-debate-around-genome-editing

Somatosphere

Camporesi, S. (2012, July 26). Caster Semenya and athletic excellence: a critique of Olympic sex-testing. http://somatosphere.net/2012/07/caster-semenya-and-athletic-excellence-a-critique-of-olympic-sex-testing.html

In addition I write regularly for the Huffington Post US Blog:

All opinion pieces available here:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/silvia-camporesi-206

Camporesi, S. (2016, September 19). Genome Editing, Bioethics, Policy and Politics in the UK and in the US.

Camporesi, S., & Cavaliere, G. (2016, September 15). Shortage Of Organs For Transplantation — Is More Research on Human-Animal Chimeras the Right Approach?

Camporesi, S. (2016, July 29). Clear Skies Overhead for Dutee Chand, But Clouds Loom on the Horizon.

Camporesi, S. (2016, June 18). Bioethics as a Profession: Expertise and Accountability for the Gene Editing Debate.

Camporesi, S. (2015, November 30). CRISPR Goes to Washington: Democracy Ensues? Results From Pilot Public Engagement Project.

Camporesi, S. (2015, November 3). Ethics of Genetic Screening in ‘Tomcat’: What Trade Offs Are We Ready to Make to Live in a World Free From Illness?

IN ITALIANO:

Un paio di articoli in italiano per Pagina 99 datati 10 dicembre 2016 e intitolati “Correggere il DNA materno per eliminare difetti genetici” firmati da Angela Simone e che contengono una mia intervista:

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I am also pleased to report I was recently appointed (July 2017) External Advisor for Bioethics for the DTC company DNAFit:

https://www.dnafit.com/blog/dnafit_appoint_dr_silvia_camporesi_to_scientific_advisory_board_as_lead_advisor_for_bioethics_3477.asp