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Upcoming events & projects

Next event

  • UNESCO World Bioethics Day: ‘Healthcare, Bioethics and Respect for Cultural Diversity’ 2020 – to be reorganised due to COVID-19 restrictions
  • Communicating Bioethics workshop 2020 – to be reorganised due to COVID-19 restrictions
  • As part of the Royal Irish Academy’s Life and Medical Sciences Committee, there will be a one-day symposium titled: ‘The role of Irish Bioethics: (re)building trust and reasonable discourse in medicine, science, and technology’. The event will take place on April 15th 2021, consisting of three panel discussions that will be streamed live online (subject to change depending on public health advice). More details in due course.
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UNESCO Bioethics Ireland projects & collaborations

  • UNESCO research project on ‘: ‘European electronic Personal Health Records initiatives and vulnerable migrants: a need for greater ELSI safeguards’’ with collaborators Ursela Barteczko, Heike Felzmann, Markus Frischhut, Dusica Krajnovic, Shai Linn, Vojin Rakić, John Saunders, Helena Siipi, Lars Ursin, Gabriele Werner-Felmayer, Silvia Zullo and Oliver Feeney.
    • Current outputs:
      • Oliver Feeney, Gabriele Werner-Felmayer, Helena Siipi, Markus Frischhut, Silvia Zullo, Ursela Barteczko, Lars Øystein Ursin, Shai Linn, Heike Felzmann, Dušanka Krajnović, John Saunders & Vojin Rakić (2020) ‘European Electronic Personal Health Records initiatives and vulnerable migrants: a need for greater ethical, legal and social safeguards’ Developing World Bioethics 20(1), 27-37 (March): https://doi.org/10.1111/dewb.12240
      • Oliver Feeney, Gabriele Werner-Felmayer, Helena Siipi, Markus Frischhut, Silvia Zullo, Ursela Barteczko, Lars Øystein Ursin, Shai Linn, Heike Felzmann, Dušanka Krajnović, John Saunders & Vojin Rakić ‘eHealth responses to crisis migration: some ELSI considerations’ (under review for Eduardo Rueda, Juan Jorge Michel Fariña and Andrea Hellemeyer (eds) Bioethics and Human Rights)
      • Oliver Feeney, Markus Frischhut & Dónal O’Mathúna ‘Migrant-centred digital tools and European public health responses to infectious diseases, epidemics and pandemics’. (Working paper)

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