Past events

Future of Medical Education Conference

3-4 June 2015, Newcastle This is the third year we have hosted the Future of Medical Education Conference and this year it is going to bigger and better. Exploring undergraduate and postgraduate tra...

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Shadows and Light: Bioethics and Human Rights

The 26th Annual Conference and Meeting of the Canadian Bioethics Society, 27-29 May 2015, Winnipeg, Canada The conference theme: Shadows and Light: Bioethics and Human Rights, invites presenters and ...

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‘The Most Good you can Do: How “Effective Altruism” is Changing Ideas about Living Ethically‘.

5 June 2015, Durham University Peter Singer, Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University, will be speaking at Durham University on Friday 5 June (17:30 to 19:00, Elvet Riverside Bloc...

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1st KCL Bioethics & Society Student Conference

12 June 2015, King's College London Students will be presenting their dissertation research projects. Topics will range from ethical implication preimplantation genetic diagnosis for late onset disor...

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The history and philosophy of evidence-based health care

15-19 June 2015, University of Oxford This course will trace the historical development of evidence-based health care. Students will engage with researchers who have played key roles in defining the ...

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Shame and Guilt

5 June 2015, Oxford SHAME AND GUILT: A one-day workshop with speakers: Carla Bagnoli (University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, University of Oslo): Shame and Vulnerability Edward Harcourt (Universit...

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What Makes Us Tick? On Love and Desire, Reason and Ethics

13 June 2015, University of Southampton We will be holding a one-day cultural event consisting of a series of short talks led by experts from within Philosophy at Southampton. Why do we do what we d...

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Critical Voices

13 June 2015, Tunbridge Wells, Kent The 17th and 18th century saw people visit Tunbridge Wells to improve their health by taking the waters of our spa. In the 21st century our health and wellbeing wi...

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Valuing Health Conference

4 June 2015, University College London This free one day conference is devoted to Dan Hausman's newly published book Valuing Health: Well-being, Freedom and Suffering. A team of commentators, and the...

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Improving Quality and Professionalism of Clinical Ethics Education

20-22 May 2015, New York, USA The 11th International Congress on Clinical Ethics Consultation will be hosted by the Bioethics Program of Union Graduate College & Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sin...

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Caring for the incurable: ethics and cost-effectiveness in resource allocation decision making for people who lack capacity

21 May 2015, King's College London Rescheduled Lent Lecture: Jeff Round A primary concern of economics is the allocation of society's scarce resources. This is especially true in the field of health...

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Ethics of Pediatric Research

18-20 May 2015, Padova, Italy Organised by Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology and Department of Woman and Child Health, University of Padova, Italy Of all types of...

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Military Medical Ethics

7-9 May 2015, Ermatingen, Switzerland ICMM Reference Centre for Education on IHL and Ethics, and Medical Services Directorate of the Swiss Armed Forces and the Center for Ethics of Zurich University....

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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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The Patient Perspective

7 May 2015, London Organised by Ophthalmology Section, RSM. It is easy to forget that behind the slitlamp or the drape is a real person. This meeting is for everyone involved in eye health and care ...

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