UK events

Nudges: new normativity within the public sphere?

1-3 September 2015, Manchester. Nudges are attracting a lot of attention around the world, not only among academics, but also among politicians. They could be considered as an instance of the emergen...

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Binaries in Bioethics and Biolaw: what role should they serve?

7-8 September 2015, Manchester The Postgraduate Bioethics Conference (PGBC) is an annual conference aimed at doctoral researchers in applied ethics broadly conceived. Over the past eight years, often...

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2nd Disaster Bioethics Summer School

7-11 September 2015, Birmingham This event is targeted at those who respond to humanitarian emergencies and disasters. It will also be useful for academics working in the broad area of humanitarian c...

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Should we recognise a duty to take part in biomedical research?

9 September 2015, University of Leeds, 10.00-16.30 The event will be of interest to those involved in biomedical research and to bioethicists and will be an exciting programme of talks and discussion...

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Intensive Course on Medical Ethics

14–18 September 2015, Imperial College, London If you're looking to spend a fruitful, thought-provoking and an enjoyable week with a professionally diverse group to develop and debate your ethical ...

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Shame, Stigma and HIV

17 Sept 2015, Manchester  The breakthrough in the development of effective anti-retroviral treatment of HIV in 1996 has transformed for the better the lives of many of those living with HIV, who hav...

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Taking Pregnancy Seriously in Metaphysics II: Identity and Persistence

18 September 2015, Southampton This workshop is one of a series of four in the project 'Taking Pregnancy Seriously in Metaphysics, Ethics and Epistemology', funded by the Southampton Ethics Centre, t...

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Oxford Global Health and Bioethics International Conference

28-29 September 2015, Oxford The first biennial Oxford Global Health and Bioethics International Conference will be held at Keble College, University of Oxford and will be hosted by The Ethox Centre....

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The Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) & The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) Consultation 2015

13 October 2015, Lancaster The Law Commission will be visiting Lancaster to discuss their consultation paper. This is an event which will be of interest to lawyers, academics, health care and social...

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Making Choice Happen: Delivering quality end of life care to make choice a reality for everyone - Call for abstracts

15 October 2015, London It is widely acknowledged that choice is important to individuals and those close to them when approaching the end of life. However too many people still do not receive good q...

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Medicine, Markets and Morals Network

15-16 October 2015, Birmingham Medicine, markets and morals (MMM) is a multi-disciplinary research network on health and social care prioritisation and funding, funded by the Arts and Humanities Rese...

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Conscientious objection in healthcare

23-24 November 2015, University of Oxford The Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics (University of Oxford), and the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (Charles Sturt University) will host a...

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Developing Excellence in Medical Education Conference

25-26 November 2015, Manchester A warm welcome awaits you at the inaugural "Developing Excellence in Medical Education Conference" (DEMEC) organised jointly by COPMeD, HEE, NACT UK, NES, COGPED, AOME...

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Life and death in early modern philosophy - call for abstracts

14-16 April 2016, Birkbeck College London and Kings College London Conference of the European Society for Early Modern Philosophy and the British Society for the History of Philosophy. During the e...

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Feminist Approaches to Bioethics World Congress - Call for abstracts

13-15 June 2016, Edinburgh The International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics is pleased to invite proposals for panels and papers for presentation at the 2016 Congress at the Edinburgh In...

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International Association of Bioethics, 13th World Congress - Call for abstracts

14-17 June 2016, Edinburgh The goal of IAB 2016 is to explore the contribution of bioethics to "Individuals, Public Interests and Public Goods." We encourage all delegates to think of this Congress ...

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Deconstructing Donation Study Group Conference - call for papers

27 June 2016, Lancaster University In recent years, there has been increased political and social interest in the donation of body parts, fluids, and tissue. As a result, the concept of donation and ...

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