IntroductionA former Egenis PhD student is returning to Exeter as a fully-fledged academic.
Dr Jonathan Davies, who gained his doctorate under the supervision of Egenis Director Professor John Dupré, will take up a full-time teaching post in the Sociology and Philosophy department of the University’s College of Social Studies and International Studies in September.
Jonathan took his first degree in Philosophy with Politics at Liverpool John Moores and his Masters at Liverpool. At Egenis his PhD research was concerned with the ontology and epistemology of genomics and post-genomic biology. After completing his doctorate in 2008 he went on to a research position with the Bruno Kessler Foundation at the University of Trento (Italy).