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Bioethics of Digital Tools in mental health

Bioethics of Digital Tools in mental health

Ilina Singh from the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and Neurscience, Ethics and Society presented at the 14th World Congress of Bioethics 2018. Listen to her presentation on digital tools in mental health support.

Should we Believe in Santa Claus?

Should we Believe in Santa Claus?

This article is written by Dr Alberto Giubilini, from the Oxford Martin School, the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, and the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities.

Hard Choices, Fredkin’s Paradox and is Ethics a Waste of Time?

Hard Choices, Fredkin’s Paradox and is Ethics a Waste of Time?

This article was written by Dr Rebecca Brown from the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics.

Harnessing the Power of Moral Identity to Improve Morality

Harnessing the Power of Moral Identity to Improve Morality

This article was written by Dr Doug McConnell from the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, and first appeared on the blog Practical Ethics - Ethics in the News.

Futuremakers: Does AI have a gender?

Futuremakers: Does AI have a gender?

Listen to this discussion, hosted by Philosopher Peter Millican, with Gina Neff, Senior Research Fellow and Associate Professor at the Oxford Internet Institute; Siân Brooke, a DPhil student at the Oxford Internet Institute focussed on construction of gendered identity on the pseudonymous web; and our own Carissa Véliz, Research Fellow at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities.

Lecture and Book Launch: Ethics, Conflict and Medical Treatment for Children – From Disagreement to Dissensus

Lecture and Book Launch: Ethics, Conflict and Medical Treatment for Children – From Disagreement to Dissensus

Watch the lecture by Professors Dominic Wilkinson and Julian Savulescu at the book launch for ‘Ethics, Conflict and Medical Treatment for Children’, which took place on 4 October at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford.

The Ethics of Consciousness Hunting - How fMRI has become an ethical obligation

The Ethics of Consciousness Hunting - How fMRI has become an ethical obligation

This article was written by Dr Mackenzie Graham and first appeared on the Nautilus website.

MSt in Practical Ethics

MSt in Practical Ethics

The MSt offers high quality training in practical ethics, drawing on the internationally recognised expertise of Oxford’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, the Ethox Centre and the Faculty of Philosophy.

Neuro-discourse: Neuro-enthusiasm or neuro-scepticism? Neuro-ethics (?)

Neuro-discourse: Neuro-enthusiasm or neuro-scepticism? Neuro-ethics (?)

This blog post was written by Dr Rodolfo Maggio and first appeared on the BeGood Early Intervention Ethics website.

Would a longer lifespan make us happier? A philosopher’s take

Would a longer lifespan make us happier? A philosopher’s take

In this article, Dr Mackenzie Graham from the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics outlines differnt factors to assess whether or not a longer lifespan improves feelings of happiness.

Should Gene Editing Be Compulsory?

Should Gene Editing Be Compulsory?

Professor Julian Savulescu from the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics presents two hypothetical cases to highlight the importance of research into genome editing.

Pain for Ethicists #2: Is the Cerebral Cortex Required for Pain? (Video)

Pain for Ethicists #2: Is the Cerebral Cortex Required for Pain? (Video)

This is a video of Dr Adam Shriver's presentation at the UQUAM 2018 Summer School in Animal Cognition, organised by Steven Harnad:

Pain for Ethicists: What is the Affective Dimension of Pain?

Pain for Ethicists: What is the Affective Dimension of Pain?

This is the first post by Dr Adam Shriver from the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics in a series highlighting current pain science that is relevant to philosophers writing about well-being and ethics.

OxTalent 2018 Award Ceremony

OxTalent 2018 Award Ceremony

Technology can be key to supporting public engagement with research. Oxford University's Digital Education has recognised this and introduced public engagement as an OxTalent award category four years ago. In this year's award ceremony there were very inspiring entries of an honourable mention, a runner up and a winner.

Should young people get genetic testing?

Should young people get genetic testing?

This article first appeard on Be GOOD Early Intervention Ethics.

Gene-Editing Mosquitoes at The European Youth Event 2018

Gene-Editing Mosquitoes at The European Youth Event 2018

On 1st June, Dr Johnathan Pugh was invited to represent The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at the European Youth Event 2018 at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. This event brought together 9’000 or so young people from across Europe to discuss some of the challenges facing the continent, and to suggest policy proposals.

Human Brain Organoids: the Science, the Ethics

Human Brain Organoids: the Science, the Ethics

This symposium was jointly organised by the International Neuroethics Society and the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities, with support from the European Dana Alliance for the Brain. This article first appeared on the International Neuroethics Society website.

Why it’s important to test drugs on pregnant women

Why it’s important to test drugs on pregnant women

In this article, Dr Mackenzie Graham from the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics highlights ethical challenges resulting from the exclusion of pregnant women in drug testing.

Facebook, Big Data, and the Trust of the Public

Facebook, Big Data, and the Trust of the Public

This blog post was written by Dr Mackenzie Graham from the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities and the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. It was originally published on the Practical Ethics - Ethics in the News blog.

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