Dr Kirsty Horsey
Dr Kirsty Horsey is an Adviser to the Progress Educational Trust (PET), and a Contributing Editor at its free weekly email news digest, commentary service and website BioNews. She was previously Reproduction Editor at PET and BioNews, and together with Dr Jess Buxton she devised the BioNews writing scheme, which provides practical science writing training and experience for PhD students. She is Reader in Obligations at the University of Kent's Law School, where she obtained her PhD research on legal parenthood following the use of surrogacy and other forms of assisted conception. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Feminist Legal Studies, and a member of the Society of Legal Scholars. Much of her research remains focused upon assisted conception, and she is editor of Revisiting the Regulation of Human Fertilisation and Embryology, and coauthor (with Dr Erika Rackley) of Tort Law.