Bioethics Events

    •     Friday, 21 February 2014 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.   Room G04, Building 55 (Gallery Building), Clayton Campus, Monash University For map see:   Program: Chaired by Prof. Michael Selgelid (Director, Centre for Human Bioethics)   1:00-1:50 Dr Tom Douglas (University of Oxford) “Scientific Isolationism and the Division of Moral Labour”   1:55-2:45 Dr Nicholas Evans (Charles Sturt University) “Dual Use Potential and the Importance of Institutional Capacity”   2:45-3:15 Tea/coffee break   3:15-4:05 Dr Muireann ... Read more
    • Monash Health Translation Precinct in conjunction with Monash Health’s Clinical Ethics Committee and Monash University’s Centre for Human Bioethics are delighted to present the following lecture: “The Futility of Futility: The challenges of treating critically ill newborns and children and sharing reflections on the Ashley Treatment case almost a decade later”   Speaker:  Professor Julian Savulescu Date: Thursday 3 ... Read more
    • Multidisciplinary symposium ● 9.00am–5.00pm Thursday July 18, 2013 ● Monash Conference Centre Level 7, 30 Collins Street, Melbourne Only the US and New Zealand allow direct to consumer advertising of prescription pharmaceuticals (DTCA). Supporters argue DTCA is an extension of free speech and creates awareness of medical treatments. Opponents say DTCA misleads and frustrates effective medicine ... Read more
    • Public Lecture   Podcast: Listen to / download a recording of the Mind Wars: Brain Science and the Military lecture (mp3 – 97.5 MB)        Mind Wars:  Brain Science and the Military Jonathan D. MorenoLyn Silfen University Professor University of Pennsylvania, USA Thursday 11 April 2013, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Monash University Law ChambersMelbourne 3000 Jonathan D. Moreno’s book Mind Wars examines the ethical dilemmas and ... Read more
    • Julian Savulescu and Robert Sparrow debated the ethics of genetic enhancement in “Making Better Babies, Pro and Con“–a public event held by the Monash Centre for Human Bioethics at BMW Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne, on Tues 2 Oct 2012. Listen to / download a recording of the Making Better Babies debate (97Mb mp3)  Read the Transcript Read and/or reply ... Read more