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Welcome to Distinguished Visiting Scholars Professor Bonnie Steinbock and Professor Paul Menzel

     The Monash Bioethics Centre is delighted to be hosting distinguished…

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Monash Bioethics Centre plays key role in development of first international guidelines for public health surveillance ethics

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has just released the first comprehensive international guidelines for public health…

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Unfit for the Future: The Urgent Need for Moral Bioenhancement

Dr Julian Savulescu, one of the world’s leading experts in medical and…

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Global Bioethics: A conversation with Professor Michael Selgelid

Professor Michael Selgelid is the Director of the Monash Bioethics Centre (formerly…

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Catherine Mills, Robert Sparrow and colleagues awarded ARC Discovery Project (2017) Grant

  Congratulations to Associate Professor Catherine Mills and Professor Robert Sparrow who,…

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Michael Selgelid Produces White Paper on Ethical Issues Associated with “Gain-of-Function” Research for US Government

  In 2015 Professor Michael Selgelid was commissioned by the US National…

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Congratulations to Evie Kendal, winner of the 2016 Faculty of Arts 3-Minute Thesis Competition

3MT is an academic competition that sees graduate research students from across…

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Michael Selgelid Appointed Chair of Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Bioethics

Professor Michael Selgelid has been appointed Chair of the Global Network of…

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Ryan Tonkens Receives Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

  Congratulations to Dr Ryan Tonkens for his award of a Monash…

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Michael Selgelid featured in Monash Magazine–Ebola and the Ethics Question

  “Ebola and the Ethics Question” Brad Collis Monash Magazine February 2015…

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Public lecture – Why the Ban on Performance Enhancing Drugs is Ruining Sport in Australia – Professor Julian Savulescu

Monash Bioethics Centre is delighted to present the following public lecture: ‘Why…

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Monash Bioethics Centre Officially Designated as World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Bioethics

On 21 July 2014, the Monash Bioethics Centre was officially designated as…

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Julian Koplin receives Dean’s Sessional Commendation

Congratulations to  Julian Koplin for  his Teaching and Learning Award of Dean’s…

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Visiting Scholar Symposium–21 February 2014

    Friday, 21 February 2014 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.   Room…

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MONASH BIOETHICS REVIEW moving to publication by Springer

      Monash University has recently signed a contract with Springer…

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New Book–On the Dual Uses of Science and Ethics

On The Dual Uses of Science and Ethics:  Principles, Practices, and Prospects. …

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Monash Undergraduate Bioethics Minor Featured in The Age– “Controversial Questions about Life”

  “Controversial Questions about Life” Julia Hinde 25 October 2013 The Age…

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Public Lecture in Collaboration with Monash Health Translation Precinct — “The Futility of Futility” — Professor Julian Savulescu

Monash Health Translation Precinct in conjunction with Monash Health’s Clinical Ethics Committee…

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Consumer psychology and the ethics of pharmaceutical advertising: multidisciplinary symposium moderated by Dr Norman Swan

Multidisciplinary symposium ● 9.00am–5.00pm Thursday July 18, 2013 ● Monash Conference Centre…

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Welcome Ryan Tonkens

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ryan…

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Catherine Mills wins 2013 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research by an Early Career Researcher

  “The Faculty offers its congratulations to Dr Catherine Mills on her…

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Mind Wars: Brain Science and the Military–Jonathan D. Moreno – Podcast

Public Lecture   Podcast: Listen to / download a recording of the…

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“Making Better Babies, Pro and Con” Debate–Podcast, Transcript, and Oxford Blog Now Available

Julian Savulescu and Robert Sparrow debated the ethics of genetic enhancement in…

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International Encyclopedia of Ethics

In February 2013 Wiley-Blackwell published the much anticipated International Encyclopedia of Ethics, edited…

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Welcome (back) Robert Sparrow

We are happy to welcome Robert Sparrow back to the Monash Bioethics…

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New Book–Emergency Ethics

Emergency Ethics.  Volume I of  The Library of Essays on Emergency Ethics,…

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New Book–Ethics and Security Aspects of Infectious Disease Control: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Ethics and Security Aspects of Infectious Disease Control:  Interdisciplinary Perspectives.  Co-edited by Christian…

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Symposium on After-Birth Abortion

Centre members summarised their views on the moral status of early human…

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Congratulations to Dr Catherine Mills

Congratulations to Catherine Mills, who has been awarded a Future Fellowship (valued…

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Welcome to Dr Tatjana Višak

In July 2012 the Centre appointed Dr Tatjana Višak as a Lecturer…

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Congratulations to Dr Paul Biegler

Congratulations to the Centre’s ARC Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Paul Biegler for winning the Australasian Association…

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New Centre Director

  In February 2012 A/Prof Justin Oakley stepped down as Director of…

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Welcome to Dr Catherine Mills

In February 2012, the Centre appointed Dr Catherine Mills to a continuing…

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Paul Biegler in the Sydney Morning Herald: Climate sceptics might just be captive to basic emotions

Read the full opinion piece here