The Institute of Medical Ethics (IME)

is a charitable organisation dedicated to improving education and debate in medical ethics. The IME is founder and co-owner of the Journal of Medical Ethics...

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Call for Abstracts - ICCEC 2018

The Organising Committee of the 14th International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation (ICCEC) invit...

IME Elective Bursaries: DEADLINE EXTENDED!

Closing date extended to: 00.59 pm Sunday 22 October 2017 Students to be informed of outcome by: TuesdayÂÂ...

Briefing Note: Nuffield Council on Bioethics: Ethical challenges in bioscience and health policy for the UK Parliament

  This briefing document sets out four key ethical challenges in bioscience and health policy for...

NEW BOOK: D. Jones, C. Gastmans, C. MacKellar (Eds.) Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Lessons from Belgium. Cambridge University Press. 2017

      Euthanasia in Belgium – one of the only five countries where euthanasia is p...

PET Report: Basic Understanding of Genome Editing

  The Progress Educational Trust has just published their report entitled Basic Understanding of ...

Latest events

Advanced European bioethics course: Suffering, Death and Palliative Care

Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 20-23 March, 2018 The section of Healthcare Ethics, department IQ healthcare, (R...

Call for Abstracts - IME 2018 Summer (Research) Conference

The Institute of Medical Ethics invites abstracts for its forthcoming conference in Oxford 19th and 20th Ju...

Crossing Frontiers: Moving the Boundaries of Human Reproduction

Progress Educational Trust to be held at Amnesty International London on ...

The Social Life of DNA: Racial reconciliation and institutional morality

Thursday 26 October 2017, 6.30-8pm Old Theatre, Old Building, London School of Economics (Hosted by Departm...

Life after Death: A woman's victory in having her deceased husband's children

Progress Educational Trust Sheffield, evening of Tuesday 24 October 2017 It will begin with a drinks recept...