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 […]

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

Congratulations to Llona Kavege recipient of the 2019/20 GHSM Postgraduate Scholarship!

We are delighted to announce the recipient of the 2019/20 Global Health & Social Medicine Postgraduate Scholarship. Llona graduated from Barry University, Miami, FL, at a Stamps Scholar with a double major in Biology and Philosophy. While an undergraduate, she joined the Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement programme in 2017 and worked as a research […]

Event May 22nd: “The Ethics and Practice of Disinvestment: On Knowing What Not to Do in Health and Social Care”

We are delighted to announce a forthcoming event titled “The Ethics and Practice of Disinvestment:  On Knowing What Not to Do in Health and Social Care” .  When: Wednesday May 22nd, 2019, 10:00-18:30.  Where: Anatomy Museum, King’s Building, Strand Campus, King’s College London, London WC2R 2LS. Directions: The Anatomy Museum is located on Level 6 of the King’s Building. […]

Bioethics & Society alumni series: Featuring Shayda Kashef (class of 2017), now public engagement research assistant in public health at King’s

Shayda Kashef (class of 2017), was one of the students of the very first cohort of the Bioethics & Society programme, as she started studying with us as a part-time student  in September 2014: “When I finished my undergraduate degree in Philosophy at King’s College London (2013), I knew I wanted to return to higher […]