Category Archives: Bioethics

Medical London; The Migration Museum

Global Health & Social Medicine students from King’s College London were lucky enough this term to get the opportunity to go on a tour of the Migration Museum Project as the first part on a series of ‘Medical London Excursions’, … Continue reading

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November 30th 6:15 pm: an event hosted by KCL Global Health Society on ‘The History of Eugenics – From Then Till Now’ with Giulia Cavaliere

When: Thursday November 30th, from 6:15 to 8 pm Where: Function Room HRB, Henriette Raphael Building, King’s College London Guy’s Campus Eugenics has become somewhat of a dirty word due to its close ties with the Nazism in the 20th century. However … Continue reading

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Congratulations to PhD candidate James Fletcher, recipient of prestigious 2017 Sowerby Prize for Philosophy and Medicine!

Huge congratulations to GHSM PhD candidate James Rupert Fletcher, the recipient of this year prestigious 2017 Sowerby Prize for Philosophy and Medicine! James received the prize for his essay: “Why we should assess decision-making capacity (even though we cannot)”. The … Continue reading

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Social Media research, ‘Personal Ethics’, and the Ethics Ecosystem – blog post by Dr Gabrielle Samuel, Research Associate at GHSM

This blog post was initially published here: and authored by Gabby Samuel, Post-Doctoral Research Associate at GHSM, with Gemma Derrick: Lecturer, Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University.  Ethics review may seem overly bureaucratic to some, but in this blog we argue that … Continue reading

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One in four retired Britons return to work – research by Professor Karen Glaser

King’s researchers examining the reasons why retirees return to employment – or ‘unretire’ – have suggested that the older generation should not be forgotten by policies aiming to keep older people in work. The ‘Wellbeing, Health, Retirement and the Lifecourse’ … Continue reading

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