Who We Are
Dr William Viney

Research Associate

William is Research Associate in the Department of Anthropology, Goldsmiths, University of London. He is assisting Professor Sophie Day by exploring changes in personalised healthcare and medicine. His work employs textual, visual and ethnographic methods from the humanities and social sciences to understand the ‘person’ in personalised medicine. Prior to working with the People Like You project he was Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in the Centre for Medical Humanities and Department of English Studies, University of Durham. He has contributed to publications such as CabinetCritical QuarterlyfriezeThe Palgrave Companion to Biology and Society, and the Times Literary Supplement. He is the author of Twins: Superstitions and Marvels, Fantasises and Experiments (2021) and Waste: A Philosophy of Things (2014). He directed the documentary short, Twins on Twins (2017).