Background and activities

In my dissertation, I ask whether genome editing of farmed salmon is morally acceptable, and which conditions have to be fulfilled for it to be so. My theoretical framework is based in a wittgensteinian approach to animal ethics, Cora Diamond and Iris Murdoch being central thinkers.

Research project


  • MA in Science and Technology Studies (STS) from the University of Oslo 
  • MA in philosophy from Universiteté de Toulouse, Universität Bonn, University of Memphis and Univerzita Karlova (Erasmus Mundus)
  • BA in philosophy from the University of Oslo with exchange to St. Petersburg State University and Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Winther, Hannah; Myskja, Bjørn Kåre. (2021) Relating morally to farmed salmon – fellow creatures and biomass. Justice and food security in a changing climate.


  • Sandvik, Hannah Monsrud; Ingierd, Helene; Haugen, Trine B.; Kolstad, Ivar; Nydal, Rune; Denham, Sean Dexter; Torp, Ingrid S.. (2020) Stordata i forskning: Store muligheter, store utfordringer. 2020.