UK events

'Medical Confidentiality & Privacy: Past, Present and Future'

25th & 26th April 2014, Glasgow. This 2-day event will encourage participants, from around the UK and abroad, to consider a range of perspectives on medical confidentiality and privacy. It has been d...

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'Ethics education and lifelong learning'

4th Annual primary care ethics conference, 30 April 2014, Royal Society Of Medicine, London. This whole-day conference will have (as its main theme) the education of the primary healthcare workforce ...

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'Risk Assessment: Breast Cancer, Prediction and Screening'

Progress Educational Trust supported by the Wellcome Trust, 8 May 2014, University College London Understanding and measuring risk in medicine can be difficult, and this is certainly true of breast c...

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HowTheLightGetsIn Festival

22 May - 1 June, Hay-on-Wye 5000 events, 7 stages, 180 speakers, 300 acts, 11 days. HowTheLightGetsIn, the world's largest philosophy and music festival, is back in Hay and bigger than ever, with th...

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'Risk Management: Breast Cancer, Business and Patents'

Progress Educational Trust supported by the Wellcome Trust, 5 June 2014, University College London Angelina Jolie made headlines around the world in 2013, when she wrote publicly about her decision t...

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'Communication Technology and Social Media: Ethical Challenges for Health and Social Care'

UKCEN 14th Annual Conference, 16 - 17 June 2014, Guernsey The conference theme is ethical issues for health and social care in relation to the use of social media. Topics include - Protecting the v...

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'Stigma across the weight spectrum – insights and intersections'

2nd Annual International Weight Stigma Conference, 24 June 2014, University of Kent, Canterbury. Call for Abstracts Weight stigma is pervasive in society and has implications for healthcare, educati...

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Society for Applied Philosophy Annual Conference 2014

27 -29 June 2014, St Anne's College, Oxford The Society for Applied Philosophy was founded in 1982 with the aim of promoting philosophical study and research that has a direct bearing on areas of pra...

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'Towards the End of Life'

Monday 30th June 2014, University College London A UCL Medical School and Saint Francis Hospice ethics and law study day for healthcare professionals and students Speakers include Dr Jayne Kavanagh,...

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'Breast cancer event - title and theme to be decided by YOU'

Progress Educational Trust supported by the Wellcome Trust, 3 July 2014, University College London This event will draw PET's 'Breast Cancer: Chances, Choices and Genetics' project to a conclusion. P...

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Intensive Course on Medical Ethics

15-19 September 2014, Imperial College, London Members of the medical professions are repeatedly faced by ethical dilemmas in the course of their normal working lives. For instance, is it right or wr...

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Deconstructing Donation

15 December 2014, Lancaster University, Lancashire In recent years, there has been increased political and social interest in the donation of organs, gametes, blood and tissue. As a result, the conce...

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