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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Healthcare Ethics Committees

20-22 April 2015, Padova, Italy Organised by Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology, University of Padova, Italy Over the past thirty years Healthcare Ethics Committee...

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The ethics of biomedical big data

27 April 2015, Oxford Internet Institute This workshop will bring together expertise from academia, medicine and industry to address emerging challenges in the field, and the requirements for a Europ...

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"Cash, care and coercion - this house believes that doctors do know best"

28 April 2015, various locations across the UK THE DEBATE FORMAT Two invited teams, one proposing the motion and the other against it; Teams will be made up of one medical student and one junior do...

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Have professionalism and trust in the NHS been destroyed by regulation?​

28 April 2015, Kings College London Join hosts Professor Stephen Challacombe (Guy's, Dentistry, 1968) and Diana Garnham (War Studies, 1979) and a leading panel of experts for an evening of debate and...

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Direct to consumer genetic testing

23 April, 2015, King's College London What would you like to know about yourself? Whether you're susceptible to hearing loss? How you might respond to certain drugs? Whether you're genetically wired...

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Ethics and emotion in the post-Kantian tradition

17 April 2015, Southampton University A workshop in association with the Southampton Ethics Centre and the Royal Institute of Philosophy The vexed role emotions play in human life is reflected in th...

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Living in Time

10-11 April 2015, University College Dublin Humanities Institute, Dublin, Ireland. International Graduate Student Conference Co-Hosted by University College Dublin and Trinity College Dublin. Keynot...

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Global Medicine, Social Justice, and Bioethics

National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference, 10-12 April 2015, Florida State University, USA The 2015 National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference will be held at Florida State University in Tallahas...

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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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A TripAdvisor for Fertility Clinics - Would You Recommend It?

29 April 2015, London An evening event organised by the Progress Educational Trust (PET) and sponsored by the British Fertility Society, chaired by Professor Adam Balen, with speakers Juliet Tizzard,...

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'Advocating for children in a rapidly changing world'

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Annual Conference, 28-30 April 2015, Birmingham Make sure you're part of the UK's largest paediatrics and child health conference in 2015. Our invigorat...

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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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Taking Pregnancy Seriously in Metaphysics, Ethics and Epistemology, Workshop II

13 April 2015, University of Southampton This workshop is one of a series of four in the project Taking Pregnancy Seriously in Metaphysics, funded by the Southampton Ethics Centre and the University ...

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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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