Sarah Chan, Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra and Emily Postan, together with collaborators from other universities in the UK North, have been awarded funding from the Wellcome Trust to develop a Northern Bioethics Network. The aim of the NBN is to bring together
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics is currently seeking applications for new academic and non-academic members, with a particular interest those with a background in theology, law, basic science and clinical science. The Council is a deliberative body of approximately 20
How far can human beings go, when replacing their body parts with that of machines, before they become cyborgs? Will humanity eventually become obsolete? Should individuals download themselves into their computers before they die? What would these new developments mean
The reports from both our events with Sparkle and Dark over the summer are now available on our website – under past events or if you want quick access: Assisted Dying: What are the Issues and Options for Scotland? Arts,
The podcast from this event is now available on our past events page – see http://masoninstitute.org/events/. Professor Mason was unable to make the event but sent us through an address: “The Mason Institute is the brain-child of Graeme Laurie with whom
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has produced its latest report on the ethical, legal and social implications of novel neurotechnologies. This report is very timely because many of the technologies in question are on the cusp of moving from the
The Mason Institute will be hosting two complimentary events in August 2013 centred around the theme of arts and ethics.
JK Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and Law – Anniversary Event Date: 28th May 2013 Time: 4pm-5.30pm with wine reception after Location: McEwan Hall Reception Room, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG We are delighted to invite you to
Slides from our recent MI lunches and recent seminar on Nudging for Health are now available on our past events page – see http://masoninstitute.org/events/.