Forthcoming Events at the Centre for Philosophy, Justice and Health

Double-injected thick section of kidney. Spike Walker, Wellcome Images

Weekly Seminar: Social Values and Health Priority Setting

Each Friday lunchtime during term time, the UCL/KCL Social Values Group meet to explore -- through case studies and papers -- how Social Values are, and ought to be, reflected in healthcare priority setting. To find out more, see here

UCL / KCL Joint Bioethics Colloquium

UCL and KCL  have a substantial number of faculty and PhD students working in bioethics, broadly construed. This colloquium aims to facilitate high-level discussion among these scholars and link individuals and groups across KCL, UCL, and beyond.

Topics range from traditional questions in medical ethics and law to ethical issues in the design of health systems at the national and global level (public health ethics / global health ethics).

The colloquium meets on the first Thursday of the month, 4:00 – 5:30 pm, with the possibility to go for drinks afterwards. Two sessions per term, alternating between UCL and KCL.

Programme Spring 2015

5 February 2015, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

SW 1.17 William Robinson (KCL Strand Campus, Law School, East Wing of Somerset House)

Barbara Prainsack and Alena Buyx A solidarity-based perspective on organ donation

Continuing session in the  Knight’s Templar

5 March 2015, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

SW 1.17 William Robinson (KCL Strand Campus, Law School, East Wing of Somerset House)

Rosamund Scott: Risks, Reasons and Rights: The European Convention on Human Rights, English Abortion Law and Beyond

Continuing session in the  Knight’s Templar

Previous Talks 2013- 2014

3 October 2013, 4:00 – 5:30 pm. Jonathan Wolff: Paying people to act in their own interests: incentives versus rationalisation.
Moot Court, UCL Laws, Bentham House - Endsleigh Gardens - London WC1H 0EG. Continuing session in the Lord John Russell

7 November 2013, 4:00 – 5:30 pm. Genevra Richardson: Mental disability and human rights: can principle ever serve global reality?
KCL, Strand Campus, King's Building, K0.20. Continuing session in the Knight's Templar on Chancery Lane

6 March 2014: Jonathan Montgomery, Bioethics Governance after the Bonfire of the Quangos. Moot Court (UCL Law School, Bentham House, Endsleigh Gardens)

1 May 2014: John Tasioulas, Global Justice and Health. Medawar G02 Watson LT (UCL Bloomsbury Campus)

29 May 2014: Thomas Pogge, The Health Impact Fund: Latest Developments. SW 1.17 William Robinson (KCL Strand Campus, Law School, East Wing of Somerset House)

2 October 2014, 4:00 – 5:30 pm: Ilina Singh: Robust resilience and substantial interest: A survey of pharmacological cognitive enhancement among UK university students. SW 1.17 William Robinson (KCL Strand Campus, Law School, East Wing of Somerset House)

6 November 2014, 4:00 – 5:30 pm: James Wilson: Theory, practice and the future of bioethics: bioethics as translational research. UCL, Medical Sciences G46 H O Schild Pharmacology LT

4 December 2014, 4:00 – 5:30 pm: Sarah Edwards, Prince Saprai and Rob Horne: The Compliance Pill: the ethical and legal implications of the rise of digital health technology to monitor the uptake of prescription medicines. (UCL, Chandler G10 LT)

For more information contact Annette Rid, or James Wilson.

Relevant Events Elsewhere at UCL

Health and Justice Events (listing courtesy of UCL Institute of Global Health)

Further Ethics events in London (courtesy of PhilEvents)

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