Contact between the parties: what the research is beginning to tell us

Ken Daniels is Adjunct Professor in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. He has worked in the field of assisted human reproduction for 35 years undertaking counselling, research and policy development. He has published over 140 papers and chapters in books. He is the author of the widely used book designed for parents and professionals, ‘Building a Family with the Assistance of Donor Insemination’.

Ken spoke at Melbourne's Donor Linking Symposium in December , 2011 about international and Australian research into the very new area of donor-linking and common themes that are beginning to emerge for donor-conceived people, recipient parents and donors who have had contact with each other.