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  • As part of the Royal Irish Academy’s Life and Medical Sciences Committee activities, 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 and the programme is below. It is free but you need to register (the link to the RIA event website, with registeration details, is just after the following programme).

Royal Irish Academy

‘The role of Irish Bioethics: (re)building trust and reasonable discourse in medicine, science and technology’

15 April 2021

Symposium organised by the Life and Medical Sciences Committee

                     

PROGRAMME      

11:25-11:30     Welcome from President of the Royal Irish Academy         

11:30-13:00     PANEL 1: Ethics and public health – from infectious diseases to pandemics: the case of Covid-19            

14.00-15.30     PANEL 2: New genomic opportunities and challenges in Ireland 

15:45-17:15     PANEL 3: Healthcare ethics, vaccines and public trust

17:15     CLOSING REMARKS

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  • For more details, and for registeration, please go to the RIA event website here
  • The Event Organising Committee consists of: Dr Oliver Feeney (University of Tübingen/COBRA NUIG), Professor Jane Farrar (TCD), Dr Derick Mitchell (IPPOSI), Dr Joe MacDonagh (TU Dublin), Professor David Smith (RCSI), Dr Dónal O’Mathúna (Ohio State University – previously DCU) and Professor Deirdre Madden (UCC
For details on past events, please click here

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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