Amrita Mishra

Amrita was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Technoscience and Regulation Research Unitfrom 2009-2011.  Her recent project 'The Administration of a Quadrivalent HPV Vaccine for Minors' is funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and examines knowledge, attitudes and practices in HPV vaccination in Nova Scotia, Canada.  Amrita has received research fellowships from the Indian Council of Medical Research, the University Grants Commission of India, and the Austrian Academic Exchange Service. 

From March 2008 to February 2009, Amrita worked at the Institute of Advanced Studies of Science, Technology and Society, Graz, Austria.  she examined developments in the Bethesda System for Papanicolaou test reports.  This project grew from her PhD fieldwork.  Her PhD (Sociology, awarded February 2008, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India) examined the significance of authority in the work of an Indian laboratory investigating signaling in cervical cancer.