Past events

'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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'Inclusive & Interprofessional: Bioethics & Humanities?'

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities 16th Annual Meeting, 16-19 October 2014, San Diego, USA Bioethics and the health humanities purport to offer guidance on how to act ethically in collabo...

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IME Research Conference

“The Cutting Edge in Biomedical Ethics Research”, 20 September 2014, London The inaugural IME Research Conference will take place this September with the primary aim of enabling academics, cl...

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Public Bioethics and the Challenges of Legitimation

7 October, London The Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine at King's College London is launching the new MA in Bioethics & Society in September. We are marking the occasion with an Inaugur...

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'How should we decide?'

The Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law 2014 Conference, 2-4 October 2014, Perth, Australia The intersections of health, bioethics and law raise challenging questions. Advances in me...

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Expanded carrier screening: possibilities and challenges

6 October, Leuven, The Netherlands When both partners are identified as carriers of the same autosomal recessive disease, they have a 1-in-4 risk of having a child affected with this disease in each ...

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'Bioethics and bio-politics'

28th European conference on philosophy of medicine and healthcare, 27-30 August 2014, Debrecen, Hungary   This conference will be organised by the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and...

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The Ethics of Choice

Implications of a National Choice Offer in End of Life Care, 15 October, London Why this conference? The Government is considering how to promote more choice for people's care and support at the end...

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Genomic Medicine Needs You - Do You Need Genomic Medicine?

16 October, Oxford 'GENOMIC MEDICINE NEEDS YOU - DO YOU NEED GENOMIC MEDICINE?' will see the 100,000 GENOMES PROJECT (which aims to sequence 100,000 whole genomes from around 75,000 participants) dis...

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'Autonomy & Consent'

11 October, Lancaster University It's the Lancaster University Medical Ethics Society's 1st conference on Saturday 11 October.  For more infomation see here. Please email lancastermedicalethicssoci...

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Nuffield Council on Bioethics - Research culture discussion events

A key aim of this project is to foster constructive debate among all those involved in scientific research about the culture of research in the UK. In collaboration with universities around the count...

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'Religion and Bioethics'

26-28 May 2014, Padova, Italy  The Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology, University of Padova, announces the advanced European Lecture Series on 'Religion and Bioeth...

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DSM-5 and the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Perspectives from the Medical Humanities

7-8 July, Brocher Foundation, Switzerland In May of 2013, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) was be published. Often referred to as the 'Psychiatri...

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Intensive Course on Medical Ethics

15-19 September 2014, Imperial College, London Members of the medical professions are repeatedly faced by ethical dilemmas in the course of their normal working lives. For instance, is it right or wr...

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'Health Law and Bioethics at the Frontiers of Innovation'

8th Annual Postgraduate Bioethics Conference, 4 - 5 September 2014, University of Southampton The Postgraduate Bioethics Conference is a highly prestigious annual conference aimed at doctoral resear...

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Medical Law and Practice 2014

9 September 2014, London Covering all the key issues from patient consent, right to die, patient safety, confidentiality & much more besides... Chaired by leading silk Simon Readhead QC and featurin...

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'Doctors and Lawyers - Who is playing God?'

Wednesday 16 July 2014, Trinty House, Newcastle Newcastle City Centre Chaplaincy cordially invite you to an evening conversation with drinks reception. Speaker - Barry Speker OBE, DL,LL,BConsultant ...

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Erasmus University Rotterdam Summer School

1-11 July 2014, Rotterdam, The Netherlands The Erasmus Observatory on Health Law / Institute of Health Policy & Management (Erasmus University Rotterdam) announces the annual Summer school on Health ...

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Recent developments in phase I oncology trials: implications for ethics, palliative care, and society

15-16 July, Brocher Foundation, Switzerland Organisers: Cassel J. Brian , Virginia Commonwealth University, Assistant Professor Miller Franklin, National Institutes of Health, Senior Faculty The s...

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International Workshop in Practical Ethics Bioethics and Human Enhancement

June 16-17 2014, University of Grenada One of the most interesting debates in contemporary applied ethics discusses whether it is right or not to use the recent advances in biomedicine and convergent...

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Nuffield Council on Bioethics - Research culture discussion events

We are delighted to announce the first discussion events being co-hosted by the Council and universities as part of our project exploring the culture of scientific research in the UK. The aim of the ...

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Society for Applied Philosophy Annual Conference 2014

27-29 June 2014, St Anne's College, Oxford The Society for Applied Philosophy was founded in 1982 with the aim of promoting philosophical study and research that has a direct bearing on areas of prac...

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'Inspire the future to move the world'

12th World Congress of Bioethics, 25-28 June 2014, Mexico City, Mexico   The World Congress of Bioethics is perhaps the largest single meeting focused on bioethics in the world. Its focus is on ...

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'Breast cancer event - title and theme to be decided by YOU'

Progress Educational Trust supported by the Wellcome Trust, 3 July 2014, University College London This event will draw PET's 'Breast Cancer: Chances, Choices and Genetics' project to a conclusion. P...

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'Practical Problems and Shared Solutions'

4th Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education, 23-25 June 2014, Paris France Cambridge University Press invites you to join us in advancing the goals of our international bioethics community. Al...

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'Stigma across the weight spectrum – insights and intersections'

2nd Annual International Weight Stigma Conference, 24 June 2014, University of Kent, Canterbury. Weight stigma is pervasive in society and has implications for healthcare, education, employment and e...

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'Looking Back, Looking Forward'

The Canadian Bioethics Society Annual Conference, 28-31 May, Vancouver, Canada The field of bioethics is broadening its scope and pushing traditional boundaries in recognition of the fact that ethic...

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