Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre

Affiliated Staff

Ilke Turkmendag

The substantive focus of Dr Turkmendag’s research has been in the area of the sociology of the life sciences. She's particularly concerned with the socio-legal aspect of new reproductive technologies.

Ilke joined PEALS after the completion of her doctoral work. She worked with Professor Erica Haimes on the Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Uses of Reproductive Tissue in Stem Cell Science (IDARTSS) project. In 2011, she was awarded a Mildred Blaxter Postdoctoral Fellowship by the Foundation of Sociology of Health and Illness. Ilke is currently a Lecturer and Acting Director of Law, Innovation, and Society in Newcastle Law School, Newcastle University.