Faculty of Bioethics, Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum - 18th Summer Course in Bioethics PDF Print E-mail
Written by Phil Greenwood   
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 13:32

8-12 July, 2019 - Rome, Italy

The topic of this edition is: Bioethics, Public Health, and Infectious Global Health Threats

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The course will take place immediately after the summer course of introduction to bioethics (1-5 July, 2019). More details on this event here.



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The 2019 Lewis Headley Public Lecture PDF Print E-mail
Written by Phil Greenwood   
Monday, 01 July 2019 13:05

Complex Decisions in Paediatric End of Life Care

20th September 2019 - London

This year's lecture will feature a panel consisting of Stephanie Nimmo, Giles Birchley and Emma Nottingham and will be chaired by Prof Dominic Wilkinson.



Professor Dominic Wilkinson, Professor of Medical Ethics, Director of Medical Ethics, Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. Dominic is a physician specialising in newborn intensive care and medical ethics. He is a consultant neonatologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital, and Director of Medical Ethics at the University of Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics.


Stephanie Nimmo: Stephanie is an award-winning, London-based writer, freelance journalist, marketing consultant, trainer, public speaker & campaigner. She is focussed mainly on the health & social care sectors with an emphasis on issues around paediatric palliative care, disability, learning disability, autism and issues affecting carers.

Giles Birchley: Giles is a children's intensive care nurse who has been working in bioethics at the University of Bristol's Centre for Ethics in Medicine since 2012. The ethical dilemmas surrounding children's medical treatment, as well as wider issues raised by decision-making on behalf of others, are a key interest.

Emma Nottingham: Emma is a senior lecturer in law at the University of Winchester. Her research specialises in children's rights and medical law & ethics. She is particularly interested in the legal & ethical implications of medical decision-making concerning children.

This event is free to attend but booking is required. Click here to book.

Timings (TBC)

5.00-5.45 Registration
5.45-6.45 Lecture
6.45-7.15 AGM
7.15 Drinks reception

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Vacancy: Lay Chair of the Committee on Ethical Issues in Medicine - Royal College of Physicians PDF Print E-mail
Written by Phil Greenwood   
Thursday, 13 June 2019 13:53

If you are interested in joining, please send your CV and one page outline of the experience you could bring to the registrar, Professor Donal O'Donoghue, via the committee manager  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by 19 July 2019.

More information can be found through the link-


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Rachel Burnley, a student at University of Bristol Medical School, recently received an IME Institutional Grant to help fund the BSc Bioethics student-led conference 'Personal Beliefs within Medicine' held March 2019. PDF Print E-mail
Written by Phil Greenwood   
Thursday, 30 May 2019 10:53

Click HERE to read the report which highlights an excellent example of a university involving students from local schools and colleges in ethics conferences as part of their widening participation scheme.

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Visiting Fellowship: Institute for History and Ethics of Medicine PDF Print E-mail
Written by Phil Greenwood   
Monday, 10 June 2019 10:57

Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg


The Fellowship at the Institute for History and Ethics of Medicine Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg is awarded to researchers working in medical ethics and related fields. Selected fellows receive up to 1.500 EUR per month to cover expenses during their stay in Halle.


Researchers may apply anytime by sending a curriculum vitae and an outline of the purpose of the stay (max. 3 pages). Fellows will receive a work space and access to the institute’s library resources. In addition the Fellowship shall serve as opportunity to present and discuss ongoing work with scholars of a range of disciplines at the institute. 

The institute forms part of interdisciplinary Centre for Health Sciences („Profilzentrum Gesundheitswissenschaften“) with scholars from health research, sociology, epidemiology and further disciplines. In addition there are institutional collaborations with the interdisciplinary Centre „Medicine-Ethics-Law“ (IWZ Medizin-Ethik-Recht). For further information about the institute’s research profile and ongoing projects please visit our website (

Please send your applications and questions related to the fellowship via Email to: Prof. Dr. Jan Schildmann, M.A. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and via cc to


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