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Roundtable workshop & public lecture (NUI Galway: 25th May 2017)

Room AM205, Arts Millennium Building, NUI Galway (Building 13 on map)

  • 14.00-15.50: Roundtable workshop on exchanging information on participants’ bioethical-related work & on the needs of the bioethics community in Ireland – invited participants but expressions of interest welcome [contact]
  • Outline of roundtable workshop [Tea/Coffee/nibbles will be available in the room]
    • Maureen O’Sullivan (School of Law) ‘Patents, morality, biotech inventions and a role for participatory democracy’ – short presentation followed by discussion
    • Su-Ming Khoo (School of Political Science and Sociology) ‘Bioethics, public ethics and collective capabilities’ – short presentation followed by discussion
    • Oliver Feeney (UNESCO Bioethics Ireland, COBRA) ‘Electronic health records and vulnerable migrants in Europe: the need for developing an ELSI guided response’ – short presentation followed by discussion
    • General discussion on other topics raised and projects highlighted from participants, discussion of the needs of the bioethical community in Ireland (education, research, public engagement) and future plans of UNESCO Bioethics Ireland.
  • 16.00-16.30: Unesco Bioethics Ireland Steering Committee meeting (SC members plus invited)

Bridge Room 1001, First Floor, Hardiman Research Building, NUI Galway. (see Building 12 on map)

  • 17.00-18.00: Dónal O’Mathúna ‘Evidence-based humanitarian work and research ethics’ (open to public, followed by drinks reception) – for more information see here

Forthcoming events

  • Public lecture by Pascal Borry (KU Leuven)
  • Teaching Bioethics workshop
  • World Bioethics Day Symposium 2017

UNESCO Bioethics Ireland projects & collaborations

  • Genetic testing: engaging the West of Ireland – Science Foundation Ireland funded project (led by Dr Heike Felzmann)
  • Council of the European Division of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics project: ‘Electronic health records and vulnerable migrants in Europe’ (coordinated by Dr Oliver Feeney) – Password protected page

For past events, please click here

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