Beth is Professor of Human Geography and Fellow of Keble College, University of Oxford. Her research examines the social implications of scientific innovations in the areas of health, biomedicine and the environment.
Employing a range of qualitative, ethnographic and archival methods, Beth seeks to understand the social, cultural and ethical processes through which humans and animals are made available as experimental subjects for biomedical research.
Previous projects include, Exploring how laboratory animal technologists put ethics into practice (2013-2015, with Dr Emma Roe) and she was a founding member of the Laboratory Animals in the Social Sciences and Humanities (LASSH) network. She is a co-author of Bodies Across Borders (Ashgate) Health Geographies: A Critical Introduction (Wiley-Blackwell) and Bioinformation (Polity).