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Virtual Conference: Ethics lessons from a pandemic

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Virtual Conference:  Ethics lessons from a pandemic

Friday 15th January 2021

10.00 - 16.00


The conference will begin with an overview and then explore

·         Experimental treatment

·         Privacy issues raised by tracing apps

·         Human challenge trials

·         Dying in the Covid era

·         Disability and Covid

·         International Experiences


Confirmed speakers


John Chisholm - Chair BMA Ethics Committee


Voo Teck Chuan - Assistant Professor, Centre for Biomedical Ethics, National University of Singapore


Peta Coulson-Smith - Paediatric Registrar in Wessex Region: Clinical Training Fellow and Senior Teaching Fellow in Clinical Ethics and Law at the University of Southampton


Ames Dhai - Director of the Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand


Kath Mannix - Consultant in Palliative Care, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals


Mary Mathew - Head, Indian Program, International Network of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (Haifa)


Marion Oswald - Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Fellow in Law at the University of Northumbria


Mike Parker - Director of the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and Director of the Ethox Centre at the University of Oxford


Tom Shakespeare - Professor of Disability Research, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine


Emily Holmes - Professor of Psychology, Uppsala University




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