UK events

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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'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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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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Public Health Ethics, Disability, and the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical, Mental, and Social Well-being

6 May 2015, Kings College London "Public Health Ethics, Disability, and the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical, Mental, and Social Well-being" - Professor John Coggon (Southampton Law School) A...

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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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An Honourable Death

9 May 2015, University of London "...if a man has not discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live" - Martin Luther King, 23 June 1963, Speech at the Great March on Detroit. A con...

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The Genetics of Mental Disorders: Exorcising Kraepelin’s Ghost

11 May 2015, Kings College London We are delighted to announce that the SSHM annual lecture will be given by Professor Steve Hyman, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute of M...

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Rites

12-14 May 2015, Contact Theatre, Manchester Rites is a powerful and provocative new production exploring the deep-rooted cultural practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM - sometimes called female ...

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Applied Clinical Ethics (ACE)

15-16 May and 19-20 June 2015, Imperial College London The UK's first professional course in clinical ethics designed specifically for practising clinicians. No prior knowledge of academic medical et...

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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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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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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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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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Bodily Borders

17 June 2015, Queen Mary University of London 'Being Non/Human' is organising a conference for 2015 on the topic of 'bodily borders'. 'Being Non/Human' is an interdisciplinary group that engages with...

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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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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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Genomics in general medicine: Welcome to the 21st century

17 June 2015, London Organised by Medical Genetics Section, RSM This event will inform general physicians, students and trainees about genomic medicine and the relevance to their future practice. D...

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UKCEN 15th Annual Conference

17 June 2015, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Including pre-conference workshop on 16 June.  For more information see here....

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Ethical Foundations of the Francis Report - Clinicians and Managers on Shared Ground - UKCEN 15th Annual Conference

17 June 2015, Newcastle Programme: 09:30 – 09:45  Welcome 09:45 – 10:30  Hilary Garratt – the 6Cs: towards establishing compassionate care and courageous leadership in the NHS 10:30 – 11...

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Workshop: Law and the Ageing of Humankind

22-23 June 2015, London Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B The W G Hart Legal Workshop 2015 will explore legal responses to the changing demogra...

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Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference 2015

20-21 July 2015, Exeter Building on the success of last year's Postgraduate Medical Humanities Conference, this conference aims to bring together researchers from a variety of disciplines in a manner...

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Nudges: new normativity within the public sphere? - call for abstracts

1-3 September 2015, Manchester. Nudges are attracting a lot of attention around the world, not only among academics, but also among politicians. They could be considered as an instance of the emergen...

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Binaries in Bioethics and Biolaw: what role should they serve? - call for abstracts

7-8 September 2015, Manchester The Postgraduate Bioethics Conference (PGBC) is an annual conference aimed at doctoral researchers in applied ethics broadly conceived. Over the past eight years, often...

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Intensive Course on Medical Ethics

14–18 September 2015, Imperial College, London If you're looking to spend a fruitful, thought-provoking and an enjoyable week with a professionally diverse group to develop and debate your ethical ...

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Developing Excellence in Medical Education Conference

25-26 November 2015, Manchester A warm welcome awaits you at the inaugural "Developing Excellence in Medical Education Conference" (DEMEC) organised jointly by COPMeD, HEE, NACT UK, NES, COGPED, AOME...

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