Past events

Book Launch: Animal De(liberation): Should the Consumpion of Animal Products be Banned? by Jan Deckers

2 September 2016 at 5.30pm at The Keynes Library, University of London Click here for more information...

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PGBC 2016

The 2016 PGBC (Postgraduate Bioethics Conference) will take place on 31st August and 1st September at Bristol University. Click here for more information    ...

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Improving Medical Ethics in the 21st Century

16 November 2015, Wellcome Collection, London Following up the 40th anniversary edition of the JME of January 2015 on 'What is it to do good medical ethics?' we are holding a one day conference disc...

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Call for Papers - Migration, Health & Ethics

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Debate: Can Women put motherhood on Ice?

  You are invited to attend the Progress Educational Trust's FREE public debate 'CAN WOMEN PUT MOTHERHOOD ON ICE?'  http://www.progress.org.uk/motherhood  in Edinburgh in just under a month's time...

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Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education working group and public lecture "Playing on your mind? An introduction to neuroethics"

The following two events taking place on Thursday 26 May 2016 at St Mary's University, Twickenham. WORKSHOP First meeting of the UK working group of the Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education...

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Mental Health: Forward Thinking - Delivering the Strategy

Thursday 15 September 2016 Venue: America Square Conference Centre, London Due to the high demand, we are limited to this conference so we encourage interested individuals to Register Today in order...

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European Neonatal Ethics Conference 2016

The 2nd European Neonatal Ethics Conference 2016 At the Kassam Stadium Oxford  Workshops Wednesday 1st June Main Conference Thursday 2nd June Abstracts close Friday 1st April www.wonepedu.com  ...

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Call for short papers - EACME Newsletter

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF CENTRES OF MEDICAL ETHICS Are you interested in contributing a short text (1500-2000 words) to the second EACME newsletter of 2016 which aims to give special attention to th...

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Deconstructing Donation Study Group Conference

Monday 27 June 2016, 10 am Lancaster University An interdisciplinary conference to explore what donation means in the 21st century. Presentations will cover organ, cord blood and blood donation among...

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Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education working group and public lecture "Playing on your mind? An introduction to neuroethics"

  The following two events are taking place on Thursday 26 May 2016 at St Mary's University, Twickenham.                 WORKSHOP   First meeting of the UK working gro...

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Intensive Course on Medical Ethics

 12 - 16 September 2016     "A first class course to put your ethical thinking into perspective!" – comment from a 2013 participant. If you are looking to spend a fruitful, thought-provoking ...

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Intensive European Bioethics Course: Ethics of Pediatric Research

Padova, Italy, May 23-25, 2016 The Departments of Molecular Medicine and of Woman and Child Health, University of Padova, announce the advanced European Bioethics Course 'Ethics of Pediatric Research...

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30th European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine & Healthcare - 'Ethics and Social Determinants of Health'

17-20 August 2016, Istanbul, Turkey This conference will organised by the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare (ESPMH) and the Department of Medical History and Ethics, Acibadem...

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EACME Annual Conference

In 2016, both the European Association of Centres of Medical Ethics (EACME) and the Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the Catholic University of Leuven will celebrate their 30th anniversary. ...

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Ethics in Dementia Care Summer Course (Leuven, Belgium, 6-8 July 2016)

Ethics in dementia care booklet Ethics in dementia care flyer   The Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the KU Leuven is organizing the 2st edition of the Summer Course on Ethics in Dementia C...

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Building bridges & bridging gaps - call for abstracts

25-27 May 2016, Logroño, Spain Fourth International Conference on Ethics Education. Ethical challenges exist in all domains of scientific inquiry. For future professionals and practitioners, learni...

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Summerschool on Health Law and Ethics 2016

30 June-8 July 2016, Rotterdam, The Netherlands The Erasmus Observatory on Health Law / Institute of Health Policy & Management (Erasmus University Rotterdam) announces the annual Summer school on He...

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“30 Years of European Bioethics” - 2016 EACME Annual Conference - call for abstracts

8-10 September 2016, Leuven, Belgium In 2016, both the European Association of Centres of Medical Ethics (EACME) and the Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law will celebrate their 30th anniversary. On...

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Intensive European Bioethics Course: Religion and Bioethics

Padova, Italy: June 6-8, 2016 The Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, announces the lecture series on 'Religion and Bioethics'. Background and objectives In our globalized and m...

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Online EU Health Law course

Erasmus Law School is launching an online course EU Health Law (free access) open for law students (master level) interested in the relationship health law and the EU. The course starts 24 February 20...

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Deconstructing Donation Study Group Conference

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FRIDAY 15 APRIL 2016 with additional theme (please see new themed session below) Conference Date: Monday 27th June 2016, Lancaster University In recent yea...

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Cosmetic procedures - Nuffield Council on Bioethics call for evidence

call for evidence - launched today by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics’ working party on cosmetic procedures: ethical issues. The questions raised by this document are divided into four broad a...

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Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education working group and public lecture "Playing on your mind? An introduction to neuroethics"

  The following two events are taking place on Thursday 26 May 2016 at St Mary's University, Twickenham.                 WORKSHOP   First meeting of the UK working gro...

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NHS Five Year Plan: Implementation and Progress

Thursday 26 May 2016 Royal National, London With only 7 weeks to go until our NHS Five Year Plan: Implementation and Progress conference, places are becoming limited and we encourage interested ind...

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Bioethics Conference: Gender, Relationships, and Equality

  FREE one day conference to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Centre of Ethics in Medicine Merchant Venturers Building, University of Bristol - Centre of Ethics in Medicine 9:30am – 4.30pm ...

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Debate about schools, (in)fertility and SRE

  You are invited to attend the Progress Educational Trust's FREE public debate 'The Birds, the bees and Fertility Treatment: A Sting in the Tale?' - http://www.progress.org.uk/birdsbees - in cent...

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“Suffering, Death and Palliative Care”

16-19 February 2016, Nijmegen, the Netherlands  New developments in health care strengthen the promise of a better life for everyone. This process influences the way various societies deal with the...

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International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation

19-22 May 2016, Washington, USA On behalf of the ICCEC 2016 Planning Committee, we invite you to attend the 12th International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation taking place on May 19-22, 20...

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Ethical Issues in Human Genomics and Big Data: the need for Responsible Research and Innovation

14-18 March 2016, Nijmegen, the Netherlands Human life is increasingly entangled with medical technology. Between conception and grave, virtually all medical problems and concerns receive a technolo...

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The 27th Annual Canadian Bioethics Society Conference 2016

25-28 May 2016, Toronto, Canada The theme of the 2016 Canadian Bioethics Conference is Achieving Better Health: The Role of Bioethics Education, Engagement and Exploration. Presenters and participant...

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2016 EACME Annual Conference - Call for Abstracts

In 2016, both the European Association of Centres of Medical Ethics (EACME) and the Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the University of Leuven will celebrate their 30th anniversary. An excellent...

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Dementia: Quality of Care 2016

  27 April 2016, Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester   As the Prime Minister's Dementia Challenge is well and truly under way ensuring that carers and families, from all backgrounds, walks o...

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Everyday ethical dilemmas in healthcare: power, politics and practices

University of Southampton: 10 May 2016 Central London We are pleased to announce our second Everyday Ethics conference taking place on the 10th May 2016 in Central London. This year we seek to und...

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The Royal Society of Medicine

Palliative Care Section - MSc/MA meeting - Wednesday 15 June 2016 Wednesday 15 June 2016 For further information contact: Hatty Grant, Events Co-ordinator Royal Society of Medicine 1 Wimpole Stre...

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European Neonatal Ethics Conference 2016

    European Neonatal Ethics Conference 2016The Kassam Stadium Grenoble Road Oxford June 2nd 2016 Topics: Communication around 'End of Life Decisions'Ethical Challenges in Managing Prenatally Dia...

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NHS Five Year Plan: Implementation & Progress

26 May 2016, Royal National Hotel, London Conference Overview Having completed three successful conferences in less than 12 months and bringing together more than 900 delegates from NHS trusts acros...

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EUROPEAN NEONATAL ETHICS CONFERENCE 2016

    European Neonatal Ethics Conference 2016The Kassam Stadium Grenoble Road Oxford June 2nd 2016 Topics: Communication around 'End of Life Decisions'Ethical Challenges in Managing Prenatally Dia...

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10th IME Education Conference - 'Honesty, Candour and Transparency: Clinical Implications' - BOOKING NOW OPEN!

Friday 11 March 2016, Woburn House Conference Centre, Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HQ The Mid-Staffordshire scandal and the Montgomery case challenge clinicians to be candid in their dealings with...

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International Association of Bioethics, 13th World Congress - Call for abstracts

14-17 June 2016, Edinburgh The goal of IAB 2016 is to explore the contribution of bioethics to "Individuals, Public Interests and Public Goods." We encourage all delegates to think of this Congress ...

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Everyday ethical dilemmas in healthcare: power, politics and practices

Everyday ethical dilemmas in healthcare: power, politics and practices Date: 10th May 2016 Click here to register Submit an abstract  We are pleased to announce our second Everyday Ethics confere...

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Lancaster Medical Ethics Society: Deadline Approaching - Call for Abstracts

  Abstract deadline: 26th February 2016. Lancaster Medical Ethics Society invite you to their second annual conference that asks the question 'Is it possible to have a universal code of ethics f...

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Caroline Miles Visiting Scholarship

Caroline Miles Visiting Scholarship - The Ethox Centre - University of Oxford Deadline for this year's call: 18th April 2016 The Caroline Miles Visiting Scholarships, funded by the Ethox Foundation,...

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3rd IME Conference

Saturday 18 June 2016, Edinburgh The Institute of Medical Ethics invites abstracts for its forthcoming conference. The conference is a one-day event, designed to give opportunities for academics, cli...

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The International Care Ethics (ICE) Observatory

17-18 July 2015, Surrey The 1st International ICE Observatory Future of Ethics in Care and 16th Nursing Ethics Conference will take place at The University of Surrey, Guildford, UK. The ICE Observat...

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Intensive Course on Nursing Ethics

1-4 December 2015, Leuven, Belgium The Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the KU Leuven is organizing the 5th edition of the Intensive Course on Nursing Ethics. The objective of the course is to...

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European Neonatal Ethics Conference 2016

        Please join is at the Kassam Stadium Oxford The 2nd European Neonatal Ethics Conference 2016 Workshops Wednesday 1st June Main Conference Thursday 2nd June Abstracts close Frida...

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Seminars: The Place of Care Ethics in Medicine

17 February 2016 – Stephanie Collins (Manchester): 'Can Institutions Care?' 16 March 2016 – Robert Stern (Sheffield): 'Care for the Other: Løgstrup and Care Ethics' 20 April 2016  – Andrew...

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Medicine, Markets and Morals Network - call for Abstracts

26 May 2016, London Medicine, Markets and Morals (MMM) is a multi-disciplinary research network on health and social care prioritisation and funding, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Counci...

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Applications for the IME Student Council 2016-2018 are now open!

   The IME Student Council is a team of twelve medical students from universities around the UK brought together to form a student-led subgroup of the Institute of Medical Ethics Formed in 2014, ...

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