Centre for Ethics & Law


UCL's Centre for Ethics and Law promotes and enhances collaboration between corporates, practitioners, civil servants, academics and others around the broad themes of professional ethics and the ethics of risk. With its wide range of activities and events the centre creates a leading platform for the exchange of ideas and opportunities to analyse ethical dilemmas from a multi-disciplinary and practice oriented perspective.


Upcoming CEL Events

Moral Judgments

Moral Judgments: Insights from Psychology, Computer Science, and Neuroscience

Originally, moral judgments were mostly discussed in philosophy where researchers would investigate the notions on which laws should ultimately be based. However, more recently an increasing amount of empirical research has been conducted with mainly two aims: a) to provide insights into the psychological mechanisms of how humans form moral judgments, and b) to provide advice and discuss the normative implications for moral theory and, ultimately, law. More...

Starts: Oct 22, 2014 5:00:00 PM

Professor John Ruggie

CEL Annual Lecture - Embedding Global Markets: Lessons from Business and Human Rights

The lesson starts with a powerful, consensus-based normative framework based on consultation with all key stakeholders, which shows what businesses and states should do, and which is made operational through guiding principles that provide a blueprint for how to do it.  More...

Starts: Feb 25, 2015 6:00:00 PM

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