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Southampton Ethics Centre

The 8th Postgraduate Bioethics Conference 2014 Event

09:30 - 17:00
4 - 5 September 2014
Wide Lane Conferencing 94 Wide Lane Southampton SO50 5PE

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Emma Nottingham on .

Event details

The Postgraduate Bioethics Conference is a highly prestigious annual conference aimed at doctoral researchers whose research involves bioethical analysis.

The theme for this year's Postgraduate Bioethics Conference is 'Health Law and Bioethics at the Frontiers of Innovation' and invites participants to reflect on the impact of new developments affecting bioethics and health and how these are informed and influenced by various ethical, moral, social, practical, legal and scientific viewpoints. The Conference organisers welcome submissions from a range of disciplines relevant to bioethics including, but not limited to, medical ethics, medicine, healthcare, life sciences, philosophy, social sciences, law and public policy.

Confirmed speakers include:

John Bryant (University of Cambridge)
Ruth Chadwick (University of Cardiff/University of Manchester)
John Coggon (University of Southampton)
Bobbie Farsides (University of Sussex)
Sara Fovargue (University of Lancaster)
John Harris (University of Manchester) 
David Hughes (Swansea University)
Jonathan Montgomery (Nuffield Council on Bioethics and UCL)

This event is generously supported by the Wellcome Trust, Society of Applied Philosophy, Analysis Trust, Southampton Ethics Centre, Health Ethics and Law Centre and Southampton Law School.

To register please click here.

For further information see the Conference website, follow us on twitter @PGBC2014 or email the conference organisers Emma Nottingham and Alexander Chrysanthou at

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