Past events

Ethics and Professionalism in Health Care. Backgrounds, Frameworks, Challenges

9–13 February 2015, Bochum, Germany Organisational, societal and ethical aspects in the transformation of health-care professions are currently the subject of intensive discussion. New forms and st...

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Responsible Innovation and Human Genomics, ethical opportunities and threats

9-13 March 2015, Nijmegen, the Netherlands In this course we will explore the nature of human-technology relations, as well as their value. The focus will be on ethical dimensions of developments in...

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Zürich Winter School on the ethics of human enhancement

4–6 March 2015, University of Zürich, Switzerland Technologies that promise to significantly enhance human capacities have become a central topic of debate in biomedical ethics over the past few d...

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'Ethics in a Digital Age'

9th IME Education Conference Friday 6 March 2015, Woburn House Conference Centre, London. The Lewis Headley lecture will be given on the day by Prof Deborah Bowman. Booking for this event is now op...

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Suffering, Death and Palliative Care

10–13 February 2015, Nijmegen, The Netherlands This course deals with a variety of topics in the domain of palliative care: autonomy and dependence; scientific research in palliative care; palliati...

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Conceptualizing Disability as a Public Health Issue: Impairment, Enhancement and Emerging Biotechnologies

26–28 January 2015, Brocher Foundation, Switzerland There is broad evidence indicating that the total number of persons experiencing disability has increased substantially in recent times, and that...

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Intensive Course on Foundational Approaches, Contemporary and Educational Issues in the Field of Nursing Ethics

 2-5 December 2014, Leuven, Belgium Course coordinator: Chris Gastmans, keynote speaker: Joan McCarthy (School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College, Cork, Ireland). Since the beginning of ...

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“Alien Landscapes? Interpreting disordered minds”

14 January 2015, Kings College London K2.31 (Nash Lecture Theatre), Kings College London, Strand Campus, 1-2.30pm We are delighted to announce that Prof Jonathan Glover (Centre of Medical Law and Et...

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Nuffield Council on Bioethics 2015 annual public lecture

17 March 2015, British Library Conference Centre, London We are delighted to announce our 2015 annual public lecture: In conversation with Dr Amy Gutmann Hosted by Dr Geoff Watts, science writer, ...

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East of England UKCEN Regional Study Day

27 March 2015, Newmarket This is a training day aimed at providing expertise to members of Clinical Ethics Committees. The sessions will involve lectured by experts in the field of clinical ethics (b...

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The Future of Palliative Care

27 March 2015, London Organised by Palliative Care Section , Marie Curie The aim of the conference is to provide an opportunity for researchers and palliative care professionals to come together and...

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Medical Ethics and the Criminal Justice System

Forensic Medicine Conference 2015, 26 March 2015, London The British Medical Association's Forensic Medicine Committee is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a conference on Medical Ethics a...

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Ethics, Law and Ageing

19 March, 12–1 pm, Kings College, London  Dr Jeff Round, Principal Research Associate, University College London Clinical Trials Unit 'Caring for the incurable: ethics and cost-effectiveness in ...

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Edit Kaldor - Woe

21 March 2015, Contact Theatre, Manchester Three teenagers talk about something they have no words for. They lead the spectators through memories of their own youth, gradually replacing the proffere...

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The Mental Capacity Act & Advance Care Planning Training

24 March 2015, London The National Council for Palliative Care are running the following workshops. The Mental Capacity Act Training (morning workshop) This half day workshop will give you a clear ...

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Stopping Ebola: Whose responsibility is it anyway?

20 March 2015, 6-7pm, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, Manchester. As part of British Science Week, join a panel of experts and opinion formers to discuss a threat to world securit...

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John Toulmin Lecture in Law and Psychiatry

11 March 2015 7-9pm, King's College London This year's lecture, 'Equality and Coercion in Mental Health Law – Can They Ever Be Compatible?', will be given by Rt Hon The Baroness Hale Of Richmond DB...

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UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 10th World Conference

Bioethics, Medical Ethics & Health Law, 6-8 January 2015, Jerusalem, Israel Organized in collaboration with: • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) • World ...

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'Ethics of Reproductive Technologies'

12-14 November 2014, Leuven, Belgium Course coordinator: Kris Dierickx, keynote speaker: Inge Liebaers (Centre for Medical Genetics, University Hospital Brussels). About 3 decades ago, the world wa...

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'Frailty, vulnerability and social participation'

EACME Annual Conference, 2-4 October 2014, Lille, France Ethical, social and political challenges for an inclusive society, hosted by the Center for Medical Ethics, Catholic University of Lille The...

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2014/15 program for the Joint Bioethics Colloquium (UCL/KCL)

5 March 2015, 4-5.30 pm SW 1.17 William Robinson (KCL Strand Campus, Law School, East Wing of Somerset House) Rosamund Scott: Risks, Reasons and Rights: The European Convention on Human Rights, Engl...

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Digital Further Education: Implementing the FELTAG Recommendations

5 March 2015, London Developing the digital skills for the future will help to drive UK economic growth and prepare today's students for tomorrow's employment market. In May 2013, the Further Educat...

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The 15th Asian Bioethics Conference (ABC15)

1-9 November 2014, Beppu and Kumamoto, Japan The Asian Bioethics Association (ABA), Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU), Kumamoto University, Eubios Ethics institute and American University of ...

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Genetic Conditions: How Should Your DNA Be Used in the 100,000 Genomes Project?

6 November, London Oliver Thompson Lecture Theatre, Tait Building, City University London, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, 6.30pm-8.30pm An evening event organised by the Progress Educational T...

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The Commercialisation of Life

The 2014 annual conference of the Progress Educational Trust, 2 December, London 'THE COMMERCIALISATION OF LIFE' will explore questions and controversies surrounding the role of commerce in genetics...

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How Companies Use Genetic and Health Data: Protecting Patient Confidence

30 January 2015, Sheffield Law School Sheffield Institute for Biotechnology Law and Ethics (SIBLE) and the Wellcome Trust are holding a symposium to consider the appropriate use of patient health and...

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Ethics and law study day: end of life healthcare

30 January 2015, London A Saint Francis Hospice and UCL Medical School study day for healthcare professionals and students. We are delighted to be able to offer our third annual Medical Ethics Study...

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