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Natalia Nino

Natalia Nino
Name
Natalia Nino
Title
Organisation
Science Studies School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh UK
Telephone
E-Mail
Research Interests
Science and technology, Standars and Classification, Medical Anthropology
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/gradschool/community_and_representation/research_student_profiles/science_and_technology_studies/natalia_nino

PhD Title

Growing Right. WHO Child Growth Standards in Colombia

Research interests

During the last three years, I have been interested in nutrition and eating practices in the Colombian context. Recently, I have focused my attention on the field of anthropometry as a tool to standardize scientific knowledge about how a healthy body should be fed and how it should look like. My current research interest is centered on the development of child growth charts for nutritional assessment as artifacts for human standardization. 

Qualifications

2012 MSc Science and Technology Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

2006 MA in Anthropology, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

2005 BA in Anthropology, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

PhD supervisors

Gill Haddow

Emma Frow

Robin Williams

Publications

Blume, S., Donoso C., Niño N. and Romo, K. (2011) Deaf Communities and the Cochlear Implant in Latin America: A Preliminary Inquiry. Ethnographica Journal on Culture and Disability 1(1):1-11

Peñaranda, A., Suárez, R., Niño, N., Aparicio, L., Garcia, JM and Baron, C. (2011) Parents narratives on cochear implantation: reconstructing the experience of having a child with cochlear implant. Cochlear Implant International 12(3):147-56.

Suárez, R., Niño, N., Vesga, JF. and Selpulveda, R. (2008) Contextos socioculturales de riesgo para contraer VIH-SIDA en Cartagena. Antípoda Revista en Antropología y Arqueología  No 6  Pp: 313-320.

Suárez, R,. Niño, N., Sepúlveda, R. and Vesga,JF (2008) HIV Risk Perception and Condon Use in the Sociocultural Context of Cartagena Colombia. Anthropology & Health Journal No 1 Pp: 16-21

 Suárez, R., Hidalgo, M., Niño, N., Vesga, JF., Castañeda, E., Sánchez, R., Orjuela, E. and Valbuena, G (2008). Las rickettsias como agentes etiológicos de entidades febriles no diagnosticadas Colombia. Ediciones Uniandes.

 Research Experience

2009-2011 Researcher. Nutrition Unit, Research Area, National Institute for Health, Colombia 

2005 - 2011 Researcher. Medical Anthropology Research Group. Department of Anthropology, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

Awards and Funding

College of Humanities and Social Science Scholarship

Program: PhD Science in Technology Studies at the University of Edinburgh

September 2012- September 2015

 

School of Social and Political Science Graduate School Scholarship

Program: PhD Science in Technology Studies at the University of Edinburgh

September 2012- September 2015

 

Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship

Program: PhD  Science in Technology Studies at the University of Edinburgh

September 2012- September 2015

 

Colciencias Scholarship

Program: PhD  Science in Technology Studies at the University of Edinburgh

September 2012- September 2015

 

Colfuturo Scholarship

Program: Master in Science and Technology Studies at the University of Edinburgh

September 2011-Augost 2012

 

Nuffic Scholarship

Scholarship to take the short course Children Health and Wellbeing: A Cultural Perspective at the University of Amsterdam

January 2009