Past events

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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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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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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Conference: Biomedical Moral Enhancements in the Criminal Justice System: Ethical and Legal Aspects

9 December 2015, Salzburg, Austria The debate on biomedical means to enhance human capacities has recently shifted from bodily and cognitive enhancements to a more specific aim of enhancement measure...

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Giving a Voice to African Thought in Medical Research Ethics

3–5 December 2015, Johannesburg, South Africa The focus of the Conference will be on reflecting on ethical issues in medical research through the lens of African ethical thought or philosophy, rath...

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Spirituality, religion and ethics in contemporary healthcare

8-10 February 2016, London This is an intensive, interactive, interdisciplinary course designed to provide students in in the ethical, religious and spiritual dimensions of contemporary healthcare. A...

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10 Years Since the End of Donor Anonymity: Have We Got It Right?

3 November 2015, London An evening event organised jointly by the Progress Educational Trust (PET) and the National Gamete Donation Trust, supported by the British Infertility Counselling Association...

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Abstracts Deadline approaching 1 April 2016

  European Neonatal Ethics Conference 2016 Please join us at the Kassam Stadium OxfordThe 2nd European Neonatal Ethics Conference 2016For registration and to send an abstractgo to www.wonepedu.com ...

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Ethics of Reproductive Technologies

18-20 November 2015, Leuven, Belgium About 3 decades ago, the world was astonished by the birth of Louisa Brown, the first in vitro fertilisation baby. This was the beginning of an evolution that see...

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Why do humans become mentally ill?

17th International Conference on Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology, 29-31 October 2015, Frutillar, Chile The 17th International Conference on Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology – Internatio...

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The Mental Capacity Act & Advance Care Planning Training

11 February 2016, Wirral With a session on Advance Care Planning in the morning delivered by Wirral Hospice, St John's. Followed by The Mental Capacity Act (2005) in the afternoon delivered by NCPC. ...

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Healthcare provision for migrants - Ethical challenges in Germany and the UK/England

14-18 March 2016, Munich, Germany This international workshop will offer young scholars the opportunity to discuss challenges in the public health care provision for migrants. Comparing the situatio...

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16th Asian Bioethics Conference

3-8 November 2015, Manila, the Philippines The St. Paul University Quezon City and SPC Healthcare Ministry, the Asian Bioethics Association (ABA), Eubios Ethics institute and American University of S...

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From Three-Person IVF to Genome Editing: The Science and Ethics of Engineering the Embryo

9 December 2015, London Progress Educational Trust, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH The 2015 annual conference of the Progress Educational T...

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Health and reproductive rights conference

14 December 2015, London The BMA is hosting a one-day conference for medical students and medical ethics tutors on health and reproductive rights. The conference is designed to emphasise the vital im...

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Why We Disagree about Human Nature

10-11 December 2015, Cambridge Is human nature something that the natural and social sciences aim to describe, or is it a pernicious fiction? What role, if any, does 'human nature' play in directing ...

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"Moral Frontiers in Regenerative Medicine pertaining to the Use of Human Embryonic Stem Cells"

15-20 October 2015, Leipzig, Germany  The Translational Centre for Regenerative Medicine (TRM) of the Leipzig University, Germany is organizing the International Retreat on "Moral Frontiers in Regen...

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The National Council for Palliative Care

The National Council for Palliative Care are holding two workshops on 1 and 8 March 2016 around The Mental Capacity Act & Advance Care Planning. Click here for more information and their website ww...

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Choices in Health Care

30 September-2 October 2015, Leuven, Belgium Keynote Speaker: Steven Vanackere (Senator, previous Vice Prime Minister, Flemish Minister for Welfare, Public Health and Family, and Belgian Minister for...

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Lecture series: Rethinking children’s rights

25 November 2015, London This major public lecture is part of the Hamlyn Lectures 2015. Attendance at this event is free but online registration is required in advance. This lecture will ask why chi...

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Dilemmas, date rape and death: An introduction to forensic and legal medicine for students and trainees

26 November 2015, Royal Society of Medicine, London The aim is to provide a basic overview of forensic and legal medicine with special reference to common situations one is likely to encounter. This ...

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Advanced Moral Decision Making Skills

23-24 November 2015, University of Warwick Advanced workshops for those who have already completed our introduction to clinical ethics workshop or who have some previous knowledge of medical ethics. ...

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Medicine Unboxed: MORTALITY

21-22 November 2015, Cheltenham We will look at life and death and the lines that separate them. We will marvel at how molecules are arranged into life and examine other beginnings and endings, of th...

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Conscientious objection in healthcare

23-24 November 2015, University of Oxford The Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics (University of Oxford), and the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (Charles Sturt University) will host a...

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Complimentary Empathy Training

  Empathy Training Limited are holding a complimentary event on the 29th March at the Mecure Abbey Hotel, Milton Keynes which will offer the chance to experience a new approach on empathy trainin...

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Pathologizing Body and Mind

Leuven Philosophy of Medicine Conference 2015, 15-16 October 2015, Leuven, Belgium This conference will focus on the rather controversial relation between mental and physical disease. While some desc...

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