Category Archives: Bioethics

Mark the date! April 25th next KCL-LSHTM Critical Global Health Seminar ‘Consuming Animals’ with Jan Deckers, Newcastle University

Please join us for our next KCL-LSHTM Critical Global Health Seminar on Consuming Animals, which will take place at LSHTM on Tuesday 25 April 2017, 4-5.30 pm, in the Jenny Roberts Room, 15-17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH.

DeckersJan Deckers, Senior Lecturer in Bioethics at Newcastle University, will discuss research presented in his recently finalised book on the ethical issues associated with animal products, Animal (De)liberation. Should the Consumption of Animal Products Be Banned? Continue reading

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1-day conference ‘Policing Pregnancy: Who Should Be A Mother?’ May 18th, 2017 Canterbury Christ Church University

This one-day event, to be held at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) on Thursday 18 May 2017, is a collaboration by British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), the Centre for Parenting Culture Studies (CPCS), Birthrights, and Engaging Sociology at CCCU. The full programme is … Continue reading

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New NICE “budget impact test” is flawed attempt to solve a political problem, argue GHSM Vicki Charlton and Annette Rid in a new BMJ editorial

A new “budget impact test”, to be applied by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), is an unpopular and flawed attempt to solve a fundamentally political problem, argue experts in The BMJ today. The test means that NICE-recommended technologies … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS Humans, the Enhanced, and Machines in Law – Science in Public Conference July 10-12, 2017, University of Sheffield

Science and technology are essential ingredients of our humanity. The emergence of fruitful and diverse scholarly perspectives on the history, practice, communication, governance and impacts of scientific knowledge reflects this fact. Yet rapid scientific and technological change has also unsettled … Continue reading

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Tuesday March 28th -Careers in Bioethics with Kate Harvey Senior Research Officer Nuffield Council on Bioethics

I am delighted to announce that Ms Kate Harvey, Senior Research Officer at  the Nuffield Council on Bioethics and King’s alumna, is coming to King’s  share her experience and tips about a career in bioethics next Tuesday. When: Tuesday  28th March, 1600 … Continue reading

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