5 August 2019
Should doctors be permitted to refuse performing medical procedures that they believe to be wrong? This is a Philosphy 24/7 podcast with Dominic Wilkinson, Director of Medical Ethics and Professor of Medical Ethics at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics.
23 July 2019
Is it more deserving of praise, when a goal has been achieved under hard strain compared to when it was achieved effortlessly? Hannah Maslen, Deputy Director of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, discusses the link of responsibility and effort in this Philosophy 24/7 podcast.
9 July 2019
In this Philosophy 24/7 podcast, Neil Levy discusses the link between control, responsibility and belief.
27 June 2019
Whose responsibility is the care of older adults? Is it the family? Is it the state? Is it the older person herself? How should we respond ethically to the needs of an increasing older population with fewer younger people available to deliver care?
Philosophy 24/7 podcast with Alberto Giubilini: Paternalism and public health challenges to patient autonomy
25 June 2019
Patient autonomy is a core principle of modern medicine. It requires consent from the patient, their parents or their guardian, for any medical procedures to be performed. In this Philosophy 24/7 podcast, Alberto Giubilini from the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and the Uehiro Centre for Practical ethics discusses whether this principle should always be respected, or if there may be cases of necessary exceptions.
13 June 2019
This is a recording of the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities & Ethox Centre seminar, given by Dr Alberto Giubilini.
11 June 2019
Should obese people be held responsible for being overweight? In this podcast, Becky Brown from the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities discusses the concept of responsibility, and whether it is a useful tool in determining how to distribute health resources.
5 June 2019
This is a recording of the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities & Ethox Centre seminar, given by Dr Stephen Clarke.
22 May 2019
Members of the Global Health Bioethics Network share their views about the network, and what it means to them.
10 May 2019
Following the ruling of the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) in the case of Caster Semenya, Julian Savulescu from the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities outlines 10 ethical flaws in the decision.
1 May 2019
Multiple Olympic and World Champion runner Caster Semenya has lost her case against the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF) rules requiring her to take testosterone lowering agents to compete in sports. In this press release, Professor Julian Savulescu from the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics discusses this ruling and argues in defence of intersex athletes.
15 April 2019
In this blog post, Adam Shriver from the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics discusses possible reasons for potentially including meat from the UK's Value Added Tax (VAT).
14 April 2019
Patricia learned early in her career that nothing creative can grow in a negative working environment. But she didn’t let that stand in her way. Now a leader in academia, she is determined to play her part in changing that culture.
7 March 2019
In this talk, Dr Alberto Giubilini from the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics introduces his latest publication on the ethics of vaccination.
1 March 2019
Why do some people refuse to have their child vaccinated? Are there any good reasons not to vaccinate one’s child? Why should one have one's child vaccinated if this doesn't make a difference to whether the community is protected? Why is vaccinating one’s child an ethical issue? In this interview, Alberto Giubilini and Katrien Devolder from the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics discuss these and other questions, which Alberto Giubilini addresses in his new open access book 'The Ethics of Vaccination'.
12 February 2019
A team of international scientists has been investigating new technologies that enhance the physical and cognitive skills of human beings, as well as their development and distribution in society. The researchers say the need to put an appropriate framework in place is becoming increasingly urgent.
4 February 2019
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has funded a new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Health Data Science at the University of Oxford. The Centre will be located within the Big Data Institute, and will play a leading role in training the next generation of health data scientists.
22 January 2019
If there was a piece of technology that could help to predict whether you will experience a mental health problem, would you want to know? Would you want your parents, your colleagues, or your school to know? And would you want to know the answer?