Tag Archives: Alena Buyx

New book by Barbara Prainsack and Alena Buyx: Solidarity in Biomedicine and Beyond

Barbara Prainsack (GHSM) and Alena Buyx (Kiel University, DE) just published their new book, Solidarity in Biomedicine and Beyond (codes for discounts are available here). The book is rooted in the work that they carried out for the Nuffield Council on Bioethics in 2011 but expands and revises it significantly; it includes new chapters on the normative value of solidarity, on solidarity in the social sciences and social theory, as well as three new case studies: personalised healthcare, database governance, and organ donation. Continue reading

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January issue of ‘Bioethics’ journal dedicated to Dr Sridhar Venkatapuram’s work on Health Justice

We are excited to announce that the leading journal “Bioethics” has dedicated the January issue to the work of SSHM Dr Sridhar Venkatapuram. From the editorial of the special issue by Alena Buyx, Eszter Kollar and Sebastian Laukötter: “In his recent book, Sridhar … Continue reading

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Next session KCL/UCL Joint Bioethics Colloquium Feb 5th: Barbara Prainsack and Alena Buyx on Organ Donation and Solidarity

We are delighted to announce the next session of the KCL/UCL Joint Bioethics Colloquium on Thursday. Professor Barbara Prainsack (KCL) and Professor Alena Buyx (Kiel University) will be presenting on organ donation and solidarity: When: 5 February 2015, 4:00 – 5:30 pm Where: SW … Continue reading

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Launch of ‘Citizenbiomedicine’ project: Social, Ethical and Regulatory aspects of ‘Citizen Science’ in biomedicine

We are delighted to announce the launch of the blog  ‘Social, ethical and regulatory aspects of ‘Citizen Science’ in biomedicine and health care’ . The blog is part of the project ‘Citizen Science’ which is based at King’s SSHM and Universitaetsklinikum … Continue reading

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