Dr Christopher Degeling PhD, BVSc, MRCVS

Research Fellow
Centre for Values, Ethics & Law in Medicine (VELIM), School of Public Health

K25 - Medical Foundation Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9036 3420
F: +61 29036 3436
Curriculum vitae

Biographical details

Research interests

Chris Degeling's research interests include: Social Studies and Ethics of Health Medical Philosophy One Health and Biosecurity Public Health Ethics Science and Technology Studies Ethics of Animal Experimentation

Teaching areas

Human-Animal Studies


Science and Technology Studies

History and Philosophy of Medicine

Current national competitive grants*


Social justice and pet ownership: A qualitative inquiry to improve population health and advance public health ethics
Rock M, Adams C, Degeling C
Canadian Institutes of Health Research ($342,756 over 2 years)


Novel insights into how health is generated in urban settings: A 'natural experiment' study of off-leash areas
Rock M, McCormack G, Degeling C, Greenwood-Lee J, Massolo A, McLaren L
Canadian Institutes of Health Research ($197,783 over 4 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney

International links

Canada. (Population Health Inequities Research Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary) .