Category: In the media: posts

Interview with Michael Selgelid–Monash Faculty of Arts News

  “Global Bioethics:  A Conversation with Professor Michael Selgelid” 6 December 2016…

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Opinion piece by Neera Bhatia and Julian Savulescu on Cryonics–The Conversation

  “Cryonics:  hype, hope or hell?” Neera Bhatia and Julian Savulescu 23…

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Michael Selgelid’s White Paper on Gain-of-Function Research–in Monash News

“Biosecurity White Paper Produced for US Government” 18 October 2016 Click here…

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Interview with Julian Savulescu and Robert Sparrow on Ethics of Performance Enhancement–Nautilus

  “Head to Head:  Should We Allow a Doping Free-for-All?” Nautilus 18…

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Michael Selgelid’s Policy-Related Work Featured in Monash Faculty of Arts News

“Small Viruses, Big Questions:  Ethical Responses to Zika and Ebola” Click here…

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Opinion piece by Julian Savulescu on banning Russians from Rio Olympics–The Conversation

  “Should Russian athletes really be banned from competing in the Rio…

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Michael Selgelid on Gain-of-Function Research–Medscape

“Discord Among Scientists Still Fuels Hazardous Research Debate” Troy Brown 14 March…

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Opinion piece by Michael Selgelid and Euzebiusz (Zeb) Jamrozik on Zika Virus–The Conversation

  “What are the Real Risks of Zika?” Michael Selgelid and Euzebiusz…

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Opinion piece by Ryan Tonkens on Rights to Access IVF–The Conversation

  “States have no right to stop anyone wanting to access IVF”…

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Opinion piece by Julian Savulescu, Peter Singer, and William Isdale on Organ Donation–The Age

  “We have a moral obligation to donate organs” Julian Savulescu, Peter…

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Julian Savulescu on “Gifted” Genes–The Conversation

  “The ethics of ‘gifted’ genes:  the road to Gattaca?” Julian Savulescu…

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Michael Selgelid on Smart Drugs–The Australian

“Smart Drugs:  A Growing Temptation for the Average Joe” Sean Parnell 19…

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William Isdale and Julian Savulescu on Organ Donation in Austraila

“Three ethical ways to increase organ donation in Australia” William Isdale and…

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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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Michael Selgelid on Ebola research–Australian Doctor

  “Race for a Cure” Bianca Nogrady Australian Doctor 28 November 2014…

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Michael Selgelid on Ebola drug and vaccine research–Science

“Issues continue to dog the testing of Ebola drugs and vaccines” Jon…

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Interview with Michael Selgelid on Spanish nurse infected with Ebola–ABC NewsRadio

  “Human bioethics expert says Australia needs to do more to help…

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Opinion piece by Michael Selgelid on Ebola–The Australian

“We must join fight against deadly Ebola” Michael Selgelid The Australian 19…

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Julian Savulescu on the ethics of performance-enhancing drugs in sport

Professor Julian Savulescu argues that the ASADA investigation into Essendon is a disgrace….

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Michael Selgelid on Ebola and designation of the Monash Bioethics Centre as World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Bioethics–The Australian

  “Monash Collaborates with WHO on Ebola Outbreak Ethics Challenge” Andrew Trounson…

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Monash becomes WHO Collaborating Centre for Bioethics–in Monash News

  25 August 2014 “Monash University’s Centre for Human Bioethics will play a key…

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Justin Oakley on strengthening character in the professions

Michael Selgelid on making “a near perfect baby by taking genetic material from 3 people”

“Scientists can make a near perfect baby by taking genetic material from…

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Michael Selgelid on Sex Selection–ABC Radio National

  IVF:  Sex Selection in Australia–Should it be Legal ABC Radio National…

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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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Julian Savulescu on “Drawing the Line”–The Drum, ABC News

  “Drawing the Line:  Science, Ethics, and Magic” 18 September 2013 The…

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Julian Savulescu on Designer Babies–The Age

    “Ethical Minefield of Parents in Control” Neil McMahon 14 September…

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Paul Biegler argues for mandatory bicycle helmet laws in the UK

Read Should the UK embrace mandatory bike helmet laws? July 30, 2013…

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Julian Savulescu on Doping in Sport–The Conversation

  “Legalise Doping or Lose the Spectacle of Sport” Julian Savulescu 17…

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Julian Savulescu on Opt-Out Organ Donation–The Conversation

  “Opt-Out Organ Donation in Wales:  A Model for Australia” William Isdale…

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Ryan Tonkens on “Abandoned Embryos”–in National Post

      “Fertility Clinics Faced with Moral, Legal Dilemma over Fate…

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Julian Savulescu on IQ2 Debate on Athlete’s Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs–ABC News

  IQ2 Debate:  Is it OK for Athletes to Use Performance Enhancing…

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Julian Savulescu on Education Reform–The Conversation

    “An Ethical Education:  Why Gonski is a Moral Issue” Julian…

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Justin Oakley on access by Australian IVF patients to US egg bank – The Sunday Age

Justin Oakley cautions that the World Egg Bank is a commercial organisation…

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Paul Biegler reviews Steven Soderbergh’s film Side Effects

Read Side effects of the Hollywood treatment: pharma ethics dumped for thriller…

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Michael Selgelid on break up drugs–Daily Life

“Would you take a pill to get over someone?” Alex McClintock Daily…

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Julian Savulescu on “Drugs in Sport: Peptides”–ABC Radio National

  Drugs in Sport:  Peptides ABC Radio National 20 February 2013 Julian…

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Julian Savulescu on drugs in sport–Radio interview with Alan Jones–2GB

  18 February 2013 2GB–873AM Click here to listen

Julian Savulescu argues for legalisation of performance-enhancing substances–Sydney Morning Herald

  “Legalise PEDS and we’ll prosper, says ethicist” Sydney Morning Herald 17…

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Julian Savulescu on Doping in Sport–BBC News

  “Doping in Sport – should it be legal? BBC News Asia…

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Paul Biegler argues Treating depression ethically requires more than drugs – the Conversation

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Paul Biegler on How we evolved to reject climate science – the Conversation

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Paul Biegler on the Lance Armstrong doping scandal – the Conversation

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Paul Biegler argues for a tobacco ban – the Conversation

Why banning cigarettes should follow plain packaging. Read the full article

Paul Biegler wins 2012 Australasian Association of Philosophy Media Prize

for the best philosophical piece(s) published by a professional philosopher in the popular…

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Michael Selgelid on dual-use research–Environmental Health Perspectives

  “One study, two paths:  the challenge of dual-use research” Wendee Holtcamp…

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Opinion piece by Michael Selgelid on censorship of dangerous scientific discoveries–Sydney Morning Herald

“Censorship of science is acceptable when lives are at stake” Michael Selgelid…

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

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Michael Selgelid on “Armageddon super virus”–Sydney Morning Herald

  “Amageddon super virus recipe:  keep secret or publish? Glenda Kwek Sydney…

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Paul Biegler on Radio National Life Matters: The Ethical Treatment of Depression

Hear the full interview with Richard Aedy here

Paul Biegler wins Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Research in Ethics

While drugs may ease depression, can doctors ethically prescribe them if they…

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Michael Selgelid on the creation of “artificial life”–ABC Science

  “Artificial life research triggers concerns” Anna Salleh  ABC Science 10 August…

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