Silvia Camporesi

Silvia Camporesi


I am a bioethicist and Lecturer in Bioethics & Society at King's College London. I am interested in the intersections of genetics, ethics and society, with a special interest in sport. I am a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Bioethics & Society in Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King's College London, where I direct the new Master’s in Bioethics & Society. My first book, “From Bench to bedside to track & Field: the context of enhancement and its ethical relevance,” was published for University of California Medical Humanities Press in 2014. I am now working on a second book project with Mike McNamee, titled “Bioethics, Genetics & Sport,” which will be published by Routledge in the Ethics & Sport Series in 2017.

Silvia Camporesi Articles

Going for gold. Image: Abdelhak Senna/EPA.

Why Caster Semenya And Dutee Chand Deserve To Compete (And Win) At Rio 2016

Semenya is the favourite to win gold in the 800 metre final on August 21, and perhaps even break the world record. In anticipation of her victory, the controversy around her supposed “unfair advantage” in competition has already started.