3rd Institute of Medical Ethics Conference Edinburgh June 18th: Registration Opens March 21st

The Call for Abstracts for the  Institute of Medical Ethics annual conference, which will be held on Saturday 18 June 2016 in Edinburgh, is now closed.

Registration for the conference will OPEN on Monday 21st March 2016 here:


Authors will be notified about the acceptance of their abstracts shortly before the opening of the registrations.

The conference is a one-day event, designed to give opportunities for academics, clinicians and students involved in biomedical ethics research to present their current work. We have the pleasure to announce that our keynote speakers for the 2016 edition will be  Ilina Singh, Professor of Neuroscience & Society at Oxford http://www.psych.ox.ac.uk/team/ilina-singh), and Richard Ashcroft, Professor of Bioethics at Queen Mary University (http://www.law.qmul.ac.uk/staff/ashcroft.html).

Among the panelists at the conference we are delighted to announce that Julian Savulescu, Bettina Schmietow and Sarah Norcross will also be speaking in their respective roles as Editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics, Research Officer at the Nuffield Council and Director of Progress Educational Trust.

Delegate fees for the conference will be:

IME members; £25
Non-members; £55
Students; £15

Conference Venue:

The Royal Scots Club
29-31 Abercrombie Place

For further information please contact: Dr. Carwyn Rhys Hooper, Chair of the IME Research Committee and Senior Lecturer in Medical Ethics and Law, St George’s, University of London chooper@sgul.ac.uk 

IME Research Committee: Dr Carwyn Hooper (Chair), Rev Bryan Vernon, Dr Anna Smajdor, Dr. Zoe Fritz, Dr Lucy Frith, Dr Merryn Ekberg, Dr Silvia Camporesi and Ms Emma Nottingham.

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