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Ëlo Luik

Ёlo Luik is a Volunteer Writer at BioNews and a Volunteer at the charity that publishes it, the Progress Educational Trust (PET). She is currently researching for a DPhil at the University of Oxford's Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology. Her research focuses on transnational third-party reproduction in relation to state regulation, and she is currently performing fieldwork in India. She is also a competitive rower for the Oxford University Women's Boat Club. Previously, she obtained a MA at the University of Aberdeen's anthropology department, investigating the perception and tolerance of pain among modern day pilgrims to the Spanish city of Santiago de Compostela and was a Research Fellow at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology.

 


BioNews Comment articles written by Ëlo Luik:

The good, the bad and the ugly: compassion and corruption in the commercial baby business

12 January 2015 - by Ëlo Luik

Are business and medicine hopelessly intertwined in fertility care, at (quite literally) the expense of the patient?... [Read More]


BioNews Review articles written by Ëlo Luik:

Book Review: Discounted Life - The Price of Global Surrogacy in India

20 June 2016 - by Ëlo Luik

Discounted Life is a captivating look into the lives of the women who constituted the production line of India's surrogacy industry at a time when it was still legal and booming... [Read More]

Book Review: Our Journey - One Couple's Guide to US Surrogacy

29 February 2016 - by Ëlo Luik

'Our Journey' is an honest and exhilarating account of one couple's experience with US surrogacy, as well as a practical guide for those considering following in their footsteps... [Read More]

Book Review: Reproductive Donation

20 July 2015 - by Ëlo Luik

Donor conception continues to mobilise resistance and concern. How, when, under which conditions and by whom reproductive donation should be accessed remains a divisive and controversial issue... [Read More]

Book Review: Bioscience, Governance and Politics

01 June 2015 - by Ëlo Luik

John Gillott explores continuity and change in UK science governance and the effect contemporary governance regimes are having on science research... [Read More]

Radio Review: Thinking Allowed - Commercial Surrogacy in India

13 April 2015 - by Ëlo Luik

Last month BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed examined a rather extraordinary invitation: 'See the Taj Mahal by the moonlight while your embryo grows in a petri dish'... [Read More]

DVD Review: A Different Story Revisited

01 December 2014 - by Ëlo Luik

An informative and encouraging view into becoming a family through donor conception - the Donor Conception (DC) Network way... [Read More]


 

 

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