Tag Archives: Filippa Lentzos

Congratulations to Dr Frances Butcher Bioethics & Society alumna for being awarded a prestigious Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship for Health Professionals

Dr Frances Butcher, Bioethics & Society alumna (class of 2016) and currently a Specialty Registrar/Doctor in Public Health at the Oxford School of Public Health, has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship for Health Professionals to fund a DPhil/PhD … Continue reading

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Join us on November 17th in celebrating the book launch of Biological Threats in the 21st Century!

When: Thursday 17 November 2016 6pm Where: Small Committee Room K0.31, Strand Campus, King’s College London Biological Threats in the 21st Century introduces readers to the politics, people, science and historical roots of contemporary biological threats through rigorous and accessible chapters … Continue reading

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Notes from the classroom from Dr Filippa Lentzos, SSHM Dissertation Tutor

I caught this picture of the new postgrad cohort getting ready for their dissertation adventure, and for me it captures everything that is good about teaching in SSHM: The dedication and connection across cohorts, with a student from last year … Continue reading

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SSHM’s Filippa Lentzos asks “Can we trust scientists’ self-control?”

In a 26 April 2015 Guardian article SSHM’sFilippa Lentzos writes there is a growing convergence of concern about new technologies in the life sciences, with the genome-editing technique CRISPR-Cas9 being the latest one to have hit the headlines. Filippa and her … Continue reading

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United Nations launch of SSHM report on Synthetic Biology and Biosecurity

A report on synthetic biology and security by SSHM researchers Catherine Jefferson, Filippa Lentzos and Claire Marris will be launched at the United Nations in Geneva on 6 August 2014. The event coincides with the annual meeting of bioweapons experts, and will … Continue reading

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