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Barbara Morsello is a research fellow at the University of Padua and is a member of the Pastis research group. In 2019 she received a Ph.D in Theory and Social Research at the University of Roma Tre and she was subsequently a researcher at the Information and Communication Technology Center of the Bruno Kessler Foundation in Trento.

In 2018 she was Visiting Research in SPS at the Department of Science Technology and Innovation Studies (STIS) of the University of Edinburgh, while from 2016 she taught Sociology as an ordinary assistant at the Pontifical Lateran University.

She has collaborated in various research projects with the health directorate of the National Cancer Institute Regina Elena (IRE), where she has worked on a project of cancer prevention as a scientific coordinator and with the DiTES - Digital Technology, Education and Society research center of the Link Campus University as a member of the board of directors. She is a member of the editorial board of Tecnoscienza - Italian Journal of Science & Technology Studies. She is currently involved in the research projects "Social factors and processes that influence the acceptance of rejected scientific knowledge (CSR)" and in the "SYNCH: A SYnaptically connected brain-silicon Neural Closed-loop Hybrid system" project. Her recent research interests are e-health, genetic research, and technological innovation in the biomedical field.

Latest Publications:

Morsello B., Proietti E., (2019) Culture pratiche e reti. Salute e sicurezza sul lavoro nelle narrazioni dell’imprenditoria immigrata in Italia, in Canta C. C. (a cura di) Accogliere la differenza. Trame culturali nel Mediterraneo, Aracne.

Morsello B., Identità ibride. Come le innovazioni biomediche modificano pratiche e routine nelle pazienti oncologiche, in Moretti V., Morsello B., (2019) (a cura di) Interferenze digitali. Prospettive sociologiche su tecnologia, biomedicina e identità di genere, Franco Angeli, Milano

Morsello B., (2018) Distopie digitali. Osservazioni su giovani, rischi e identità nella società del web, QTimes – Journal of Education, Technology and Social Studies, 10, 4, pp. 14-22.

Morsello B., Barbosa M. R., (2018) Vivere la malattia e la disabilità durante il Giubileo, in Cipriani R. Stievano A., (a cura di) Prendersi cura. Malati, infermieri e volontari nel Giubileo, Franco Angeli, Milano.

Morsello B., (2018) Alimentazione e cancro. Tra responsabilità individuale e medicalizzazione, in Corposanto C. (a cura di) Alimentazione, salute e dintorni, Franco Angeli, Milano.

Morsello B., Moretti V., (2017) Your health in numbers. A sociological analysis of two Quantified-self Communities in SALUTE E SOCIETÀ, 3, pp. 214-227.

Morsello B., (2017) The datafied society, studying culture through data, in Information, Communication & Society Review, 20, 12, pp. 1824-1826.

Moretti V., Morsello B., (2017) Self–management and Type 1 Diabetes How Technology Redefines Illness, in TECNOSCIENZA – Italian Journal of Science and Technology Studies, 8,1, pp. 51-71.

Morsello B., (2017) Narrative Medicine, definizioni epistemologiche e prospettive digitali, in Morsello B, Cilona C., Misale F., (a cura di) Medicina Narrativa. Temi, esperienze e riflessioni, Roma Tre press, Roma.

Morsello B., (2016), Digitalization of life. How technology redefine the self in the global context, in Easst Review, 35, 4, pp. 94-97