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!

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 […]

2019 Bioethics & Society alumni series: Featuring Louisa Howard, class of 2018

Louisa Howard, Bioethics & Society alumna (class of 2018), currently a 3rd-year medical student at George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and recipient of Academy of Medicine of Washington DC  2018 Award for the Best Medical Ethics Essay for an essay titled: “Trapped by TEXAS ‘Trap Laws’: the conflict between law and conscience”, […]

2019 Bioethics & Society alumni series – Featuring Melissa W. Gaule

Melissa W. Gaule, Bioethics & Society alumna (class of 2017), now Director of Ethics and Care Management for Coastal Care Partners in Savannah, Georgia, says about the appeal of the Bioethics & Society Master’s programme for US employers: “I have been getting some great feedback from having a degree in Bioethics AND SOCIETY. Companies that […]

Call for Papers – 2019 Institute of Medical Ethics Conference, 24th-26th June 2019 Cardiff Met

Call for Papers – 2019 IME Conference Concept, Classroom and Clinic 24th – 26th June 2019 Cardiff Metropolitan University, Llandaff Campus, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF2 2YB The Institute of Medical Ethics invites abstracts for its forthcoming conference in Cardiff, 24th – 26th June 2019. The conference is designed to give opportunities for researchers, educators, clinicians, and […]

And… it’s out! Programme of the 2018 Postgraduate Bioethics Conference hosted by Department of Global Health & Social Medicine July 23rd -24th

We are delighted to announce the programme of the 2018 Postgraduate Bioethics Conference (PGBC), hosted by the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King’s College London. The event will be held on the 23rd and 24th of July, 2018, at King’s College London’s Strand and Waterloo Campuses . The PGBC is a two-day annual conference where Master’s and PhD students meet and share their bioethics research, as […]