We are delighted to announce the 1st Institute of Medical Ethics (IME) Public Lecture with Duncan Wilson, Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM)
University of Manchester: “Medical Ethics – a Challenge or Support for Professionals?”
When: Friday December 9th, 2016
5.30-6.45 Lecture and presentation
6.45 drinks reception
Where: Royal Society of Medicine
DUNCAN WILSON is a lecturer in the history of science and medicine at the University of Manchester’s Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM). His work investigates the interplay between changing notions of health, disease and morality in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and he is the author of two books: Tissue Culture in Science and Society: The Public Life of a Biological Technique in Twentieth Century Britain (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) and The Making of British Bioethics (Manchester: University of Manchester Press, 2014). You can read the review of Duncan’s “The Making of British Bioethics” written by Dr Silvia Camporesi for the American Journal of Bioethics here.
As part of this free to attend event the Very Revd Ted Shotter will be presented with the prestigious 2017 Henry Knowles Beecher Award from the Hastings Center for Bioethics. Revd Ted Shotter was Director of Studies, London Medical Group, 1963-1989; founder of the Journal of Medical Ethics, 1975; Director (and founder), Institute of Medical Ethics, 1974-1989; Dean of Rochester, 1989-2003; Chairman, University of Greenwich Research Ethics Committee, 1995-2003; FRSM 1976. He was made Hon FRCP in 2007.
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