CFP: Discourses and Lived Meanings of Parenting: Exploring Gender and Diversity in Social Expectations on Parenthood

Call for Papers Journal of Diversity and Gender Studies: “Normative Discourses and Lived Meanings of Parenting: Exploring Gender and Diversity in Social Expectations on Parenthood”.

MEMORY / HABIT / ADDICTION – a workshop organized by the Neuroscience and Society Network

28 November 2019 Room 3.09/10 5-11 Lavington Street King’s College London Research on addiction shows that habitual behaviours are intimately tied into specific contexts, objects and memories related to drug experiences. The life and social sciences have been investigating the relationships between substances, memory and habits since at least the late nineteenth century. In recent […]

Event: Preconception health and healthy life trajectories (HeLTI study)

25 September 2019 | 12:30-13:30 | Anatomy Museum Join Professor Shane Norris as he explores health interventions before conception, which are proving to help offset child obesity. He will also talk about how to optimise the preconception health of women in order to offset health risks and set up healthier trajectories for their offspring. Find […]

Rachel Siden Bioethics & Society alumna talks about her experience as study coordinator for the “Healthy Aging and Neighborhood Study” at UMass Medical School

We are delighted to announce the career trajectory of Rachel Siden, Bioethics & Society alumna (class of 2017), at the intersection of bioethics, public health, ageing and society. Rachel is currently a Study Coordinator for “The Healthy Aging and Neighborhood Study“at UMass Medical School in Worcester, in MA. The study, funded by the US National […]

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 at the Ethox Centre, University of Oxford, for a project titled “An Ethics Account of […]

Announcing the 2019 Lewis Headley Public Lecture “Complex Decisions in Paediatric End of Life Care” Friday September 20th

We are delighted to announce the 2019 Institute of Medical Ethics Lewis Headley Public Lecture, which will take place on Friday September 20th at Imperial College and focus on the important and timely topic of “Complex Decisions in Paediatric End of Life Care”. This year’s lecture will feature a panel consisting of Stephanie Nimmo, Giles […]

Lienkie Diedericks reports from the 25th Annual Conference for Medical Law – August 5th-9th, 2019 Tokyo, Japan

This blog post was written by Heilien (Lienkie) Diedericks, PhD candidate in Global Health & Social Medicine. From the 5th to the 9th of August 2019, I had the pleasure to attend the 25th Annual Conference for the World Association for Medical Law (WAML) in Japan, Tokyo. It was a vibrant meeting consisting of more […]

Congratulations to Dr Rose Mortimer, Bioethics & Society alumna, now a doctor in philosophy and a published author!

Congratulations to Rose Mortimer Bioethics & Society alumna (class of 2016) for getting herself a PhD from Oxford, and for publishing a paper in the latest issue of the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry discussing the findings of her Master’s dissertation!

Congratulations to Andrew Barnhart for his appointment as a Marie Curie Research Associate and PhD candidate in Biomedical Ethics and Law at KU Leuven!

Many congratulations to Andrew Barnhart (Bioethics & Society, class of 2016), who recently obtained a position as a Marie Curie Research Associate at the Interfaculty Center of Biomedical Ethics and Law at KU Leuven in Belgium! Andrew will soon begin his Doctoral studies in September 2019 on a project surrounding the ethics of organoids as […]

John Harris’ Seminar Wednesday June 5th 12 pm “Xenia: Refugees, Displaced Persons and Reciprocity”

Don’t miss this talk on Wednesday! Visiting Professor John Harris will give a very timely paper given the rough geopolitical times we are living in: “Xenia: Refugees, Displaced Persons and Reciprocity” When: Wednesday 5 June 2019,  12:00 to 13:30