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Upcoming events & projects

Forthcoming events

  • Communicating Bioethics workshop 2019
    • More details soon
  • News of forthcoming events organised under the auspice of the Royal Irish Academy’s Life and Medical Sciences Committee will be posted here in due course


Recent events in Irish bioethics

  • Panel on The Politics of Science and Biomedicine in Ireland at the PSAI Annual Conference 12th Oct. 2018, Strand Hotel Limerick.

Issues of bioethical concern in the Irish context was the subject of a panel on ‘The Politics of Science and Biomedicine in Ireland’ on the 12th October 2018 with presentations from Dr. Maureen O’Sullivan (School of Law, NUIG), Dr. Padraig Murphy (School of Communications, DCU) and Oliver Feeney (COBRA, NUIG).

  • Bioethical oversight, genome-editing and the Assisted Human Reproduction Bill – some considerations from the divergent Irish and UK approaches – Oliver Feeney
  • Deliberation and participation in research with moral connotations: some lessons from Brazil and Spain – Maureen O’Sullivan
  • Propositions of Life Itself: first steps towards aligning biopolitical theories with Irish reproductive politics – Padraig Murphy

For the abstracts of the papers, please go here.

  • Workshop on ethics & chronic illness: QUB, Belfast (6-7th September)

Dr Tom Walker organised a workshop on ethics and chronic illness in QUB on the 6-7th September, with speakers Nancy Berlinger (The Hastings Center), Ann Gallagher (University of Surrey), Mark Schweda (University of Goettingen), Gry Wester (King’s College London), Michael Dunn (University of Oxford), Nancy Jecker (University of Washington), Christopher Wareham (University of Witwatersrand), James Wilson (UCL) & Tom Walker (Queen’s University Belfast).

UNESCO Bioethics Ireland projects & collaborations

  • 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 more past events, please click here

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