Mason Institute and Usher Institute seminar with Professor Jeffrey Kahn ‘‘Do new tools need new ethics? The challenge of advancing biotechnology for ethics and policy’

The Mason Institute and The Usher Institute are holding a seminar with Professor Jeff Kahn on 30 January at 1pm, full details here. Professor Kahn is Director of the Berman Institute for Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University, and was a member of the US

MI Lunch recap- ‘Why Food Ethics Matters’, co-organised with the Food Researchers in Edinburgh (FRIED) network.

In February, the Mason Institute lunchtime seminar Why Food Ethics Matters was co-organised with the Food Researchers in Edinburgh (FRIED) network. Dan Crossley, Executive Director at the Food Ethics Council (FEC), outlined his organisation’s work with business, government and civil

The Great Medico-Legal Debate 2017 The right to know and the duty to tell: ‘Should there be a right to be informed about a family member’s genetic disorder?’

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

STIS Seminar: Negative stereotypes of the Scottish diet – 21 March 2016

Negative stereotypes of the Scottish diet: A qualitative analysis of deep-fried Mars bar references in the Scottish press Dr Christine Knight (Science, Technology and Innovation Studies, University of Edinburgh) Monday, 21 March, 3.30-5.00pm Staff Room, 6th floor, Crystal Macmillan