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This page contains a reasonably comprehensive list of all past events. Click the title of each event for more information.

 

Date 17th of November 2016.
Theme Why there can be no Moral Obligation to Eradicate Disability
Venue Various Venues in Belfast.
Organisers Nathan Emmerich, Imagine, QPol and the NIEF.
Speakers Prof. Rebecca Bennett (University of Manchester).

 

Date March 2016.
Theme Three events were organisaed as part of Imagine: A Festival of Ideas. These were Controversies about the Human Right to Health with Prof. Jo Wolff (UCL); An Opt-Out Organ Donor Register: What is it, and should NI have one?Dr Chris Hingston (CLOD South Wales), Dr Paul Glover (Regional CLOD, Belfast, NI) and Nathan Emmerich (QUB); and Editing the Genome: What do the Public think about Engineering Human Beings? with Silvia Camporesi (KCL).
Venue Various Venues in Belfast.
Organisers Nathan Emmerich, Imagine, QPol and the NIEF.
Speakers 1. Prof. Jo Wolff (UCL); 2. Dr Chris Hingston (CLOD South Wales), Dr Paul Glover (Regional CLOD, Belfast, NI) and Nathan Emmerich (QUB); 3. Silvia Camporesi (KCL).

 

Date 1630-1930 – Thursday the 3rd of December, 2015.
Theme Double Seminar: 1: Uterus Transplants & 2. Death in Human Beings.
Venue The Works, The Mac, Belfast.
Organisers NIEF – More Info and Flyer [.pdf].
Speakers 1. Dr Nicola Williams (Lancaster) & Dr Anna Smajdor (UEA)2. Dr Guy Schofield (Imperial) & Dr Nathan Emmerich (QUB).

 

Date Thursday the 10th of September, 2015.
Theme Surrogacy and its Bioethics: Feminist & Theological Reflections
Venue Crescent Arts Centre
Organisers Nathan Emmerich
Speakers Dr Sylvia Hübel, University of Leuven, Belgium

 

Date Tuesday the 21st of July, 2015.
Theme Freedom as Non-Domination: Political Threats to Informed Consent and Autonomy.
Venue Old Staff Common Room, QUB.
Organisers Nathan Emmerich
Speakers Ass. Prof. David Hunter, Flinders, Australia

 

Date 1400-1800 – Wednesday,April 2nd, 2014
Theme Annual Conference – Justice & Healthcare
Venue Riddle Hall, Belfast
Organisers NIEF Council
Speakers Professor Shane O’Neill (Defining Justice In Context of Healthcare)
Professor Gary McVeigh (Access to expensive therapies)
Professor Nigel Wellman (Clinical Trials In Developing World)
Mr John Simpson (Healthcare economics)
Documents Conference FlyerRegistration Form, Membership Application FormConference Programme

 

Date 5th March 2014
Theme How far is deemed consent for organ donation medically and ethically justifiable?
Venue Seminar rooms 3 & 4, 1st Floor, Whitla Medical Building
Organisers James Douglas and David Bell
Speakers Dr Dale Gardiner

 

Date 30th October 2013
Theme Current Issues in Reproductive Ethics
Venue The Royal College of Midwives, 58 Howard Street, Belfast, BT1 6PJ
Organisers Nathan Emmerich
Speakers Professor David Archard, QUB and HFEA

 

Date 19th June 2013
Theme Solving the Organ Shortage: It IS Rocket Science!Note: Material from this talk has been published as ‘Could the organ shortage ever be met?’ which is available open access from:  http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186%2Fs40504-015-0023-1
Venue The Royal College of Midwives, 58 Howard Street, Belfast, BT1 6PJ
Organisers Nathan Emmerich
Speakers Dr Mairi Levitt, Lancaster University