Applications for two exciting new Chancellor’s Fellows opportunities are now live. Chancellor’s Fellow in Legal and Ethical Aspects of Biomedicine The University of Edinburgh has a long-standing international reputation in medical law and ethics, including the socio-legal and ethical-social contributions
The Great Medico-Legal Debate 2017 When health care professionals receive a patient’s predictive genetic information should they owe a legal duty to disclose this information to genetic relatives? The Mason Institute warmly invites you to attend the fourth annual Great Medico-Legal
Research by the Mason Institute conducted as part of work for the Scottish Health Informatics Programme (SHIP) and the Farr Institute on robust governance of data sharing practices has been widely endorsed and supported by a new report by the Irish Health Research Board. The new report outlines the infrastructure and services needed in Ireland to allow safe access, storing, sharing, and linking data for research.
The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science (CAHSS) at the University of Edinburgh promotes research that is “changing our world and shaping a better future.” MI’s Shawn Harmon recently spoke with the CAHSS team to discuss the impact of his work on health research regulation in Argentina.
Three further bursaries are now available to support individuals to attend the International Association of Bioethics World Congress taking place in Edinburgh from 14-17 June 2016. Two bursaries are sponsored by the University of Edinburgh and one bursary is offered
Taken from Innogen News: The real implications of spreading drug resistance will be felt the world over, with developing countries and large emerging nations bearing the brunt of this problem. The Review on AMR has been assessing solutions to avoid
The Council of Europe has adopted a new Recommendation on research on biological materials of human origin. This legal instrument is a substantial revision of the original Recommendation 2006(4) guiding states on good health research practices. Professor Graeme Laurie was
The Mason Institute is pleased to announce that the 10th edition of Mason and McCall Smith’s Law and Medical Ethics has just been published by Graeme Laurie (Professor of Medical Jurisprudence, University of Edinburgh), Shawn Harmon, (Lecturer in Regulation and
The Mason Institute is delighted to congratulate Aisling McMahon who has just been awarded her doctorate from the University of Edinburgh. Dr McMahon’s research on ‘The place for a “European” morality in the patenting of biotechnology’ explored the decision-making framework
Two projects undertaken by Professor Graeme Laurie and Dr Shawn Harmon have been highlighted in the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s report on impact for 2014-15. Laurie and Harmon collaborated with the Argentinian Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovative Production