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Philosophy - 16.08.2019
Philosopher calls for contributions on childbirth to break down unhelpful taboos
Bringing new life into the world is no easy feat, but how much do we really talk about and how much remains a taboo topic?

Innovation / Technology - Philosophy - 20.11.2018

Religions - Philosophy - 11.10.2018
Exploring the rise of religious violence in society
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, left, and the Rev'd Canon Professor Richard Burridge, right, at the book launch of their new book, 'Confronting Religious Violence'.

Innovation / Technology - Philosophy - 18.07.2018
Dancing with computers
Dancing with computers
Dancing with computers Elizabeth Churchill, currently Director of User Experience at Google, first became fascinated by the interaction between humans and computers w hen studying for an MSc in Knowledge Based Systems, at Sussex. What came first - your interest in psychology or in technology? Psychology.

Philosophy - Innovation / Technology - 15.05.2018

Innovation / Technology - Philosophy - 26.04.2018
Defence against dark artefacts - the enemy within the wall
A utopian vision of the future is of “smart appliances” in a “smart home” making domestic life simpler and caring for an aging population based on personalisation and control - the Internet connected fridge and kettle are popular examples.

Philosophy - Administration - 18.04.2018
Digital remains should be treated like physical ones
Our internet activity - commonly referred to as digital remains, should be treated with the same care and respect as physical remains, according to Oxford University research.

Environment - Philosophy - 06.03.2018

Philosophy - Innovation / Technology - 28.02.2018
Living with artificial intelligence: how do we get it right?
Living with artificial intelligence: how do we get it right?
Powerful AI needs to be reliably aligned with human values. Does this mean that AI will eventually have to police those values' Cambridge philosophers Huw Price and Karina Vold consider the trade-off between safety and autonomy in the era of superintelligence.

Philosophy - Business / Economics - 18.01.2018

Philosophy - Law / Forensics - 06.11.2017
Questioning the ethics of Euroscepticism
Questioning the ethics of Euroscepticism
In a UCL Lunch Hour Lecture delivered last week, Professor George Letsas, a specialist in the philosophy of law and human rights from UCL laws, set out some of the ethical underpinnings of the Brexit debate.

Philosophy - Religions - 17.10.2017
Christian Perspectives on Death and Dying
End-of-life decision-making is becoming more complex with advances in medical technologies - and many of us will die without the ability to make those decisions for ourselves at the time.

Law / Forensics - Philosophy - 12.10.2017
UCL lecturer is star witness in BBC Moral Maze on abortion law
UCL lecturer is star witness in BBC Moral Maze on abortion law
UCL hosted BBC's flagship ethical programme The Moral Maze this week to mark 50 years of the Abortion Act with a lecturer from the university's Faculty of Laws acting as a specialist witness to the panel.

Health - Philosophy - 05.10.2017
Major rethink needed on stem cells and regenerative medicine
Major rethink needed on stem cells and regenerative medicine
UCL researchers are leading a call for a coordinated strategy to reform the management of scientific discoveries and clinical experimentation involving stem cells and regenerative medicine.

Life Sciences - Philosophy - 03.10.2017
Science and the dilemma of death explored in groundbreaking new exhibition
Science and the dilemma of death explored in groundbreaking new exhibition
UCL Culture is launching its latest groundbreaking exhibition What does it mean to be human? Curating Heads this week in the Octagon Gallery, Wilkins Building, UCL.

Philosophy - 02.10.2017
Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Europaeum
The Europaeum, an association of the leading universities in Europe is celebrating its 25th Anniversary.

Philosophy - Politics - 25.08.2017
Ethics and politics of media and technology tackled in week long programme of free events
Ethics and politics of media and technology tackled in week long programme of free events
Inter/sections takes on the ethics and politics of media and technology through a free programme of workshops, talks, events and an art exhibition.

Life Sciences - Philosophy - 19.07.2017
Producing Human-animal hybrid eggs for research not unethical
Scientists should not be prevented from creating human-animal chimeras to produce human eggs for research, according to Dr César Palacios-González , Centre of Medical Law and Ethics in The Dickson Poon School of Law at King's. Writing in the journal Reproductive BioMedicine Online today he examines four of the ethical arguments used against the creation of these chimeras to produce human eggs for research and finds that none of these arguments are ethically strong enough for it to be immoral to use this technique.

Event - Philosophy - 07.07.2017

Event - Philosophy - 23.06.2017

Philosophy - 07.06.2017
Opinion: Remainer or re-leaver? The philosophical conundrum posed by Brexit
Opinion: Remainer or re-leaver? The philosophical conundrum posed by Brexit
A recent YouGov survey suggests there is increasing agreement that 'Brexit means Brexit'. However, Alfred Moore from theâ?Conspiracy and Democracy Project suspects support is "broad but shallow", and forcing people to change their minds about Brexit poses a danger to democracy.

Environment - Philosophy - 21.04.2017
EU project launches '2.4m competition to create ethical and sustainable wearable technologies and smart textiles
EU project launches ’2.4m competition to create ethical and sustainable wearable technologies and smart textiles
A wearable technology project is offering up to '2.4 million in funding for teams of creatives and technologists to develop the next generation of sustainable wearables and e-textile ideas.

Philosophy - Health - 03.04.2017
Professor Barbara Prainsack appointed to European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies
The European Commission has appointed Professor Barbara Prainsack, Global Health & Social Medicine, to the European Group on Ethics and Science and New Technologies (EGE).

Social Sciences - Philosophy - 31.03.2017

Philosophy - 24.03.2017
‘Predatory' journal sting operation uncovers seamier side of academic publishing
‘Predatory’ journal sting operation uncovers seamier side of academic publishing
‘Predatory' journal sting operation uncovers seamier side of academic publishing An undercover operation by University of Sussex academic Dr Kasia Pisanski involving 360 scientific journals has found that 40 of 120 so-called ‘predatory' journals offered a fake, unqualified applicant a position on their editorial board without checking the veracity of her CV, or even that she existed.

Mathematics - Philosophy - 21.03.2017
Predictive policing research gets a boost from £3m grant
Predictive policing research gets a boost from £3m grant
An Imperial mathematician is leading a new five-year program to test and improve predictive policing and tackle other challenges for future cities.

Philosophy - Administration - 22.02.2017
Enabling children to stretch their thinking skills
Enabling children to stretch their thinking skills
Can you change the present to make the future better? This was the question generated, chosen, asked and discussed by years five and six pupils from Armathwaite Community School in the Eden Valley when they visited Lancaster University Politics, Philosophy and Religion Department.

Health - Philosophy - 01.12.2016
World AIDS Day – Liverpool leads on research to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV
World AIDS Day – Liverpool leads on research to reduce mother-to-child transmission of HIV
Researchers from the University's Institute of Translational Medicine have been awarded approximately £5.8m grant to lead a multinational research consortium that aims to reduce mother to child transmission of HIV.

Philosophy - 31.10.2016
Sussex philosopher helps midwives communicate the wonder of childbirth
Sussex philosopher helps midwives communicate the wonder of childbirth
Sussex philosopher helps midwives communicate the wonder of childbirth A University of Sussex philosopher has created a training module to help midwives communicate with women and their partners during labour.

Life Sciences - Philosophy - 28.10.2016
The Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Body
All animal research at the University is overseen by the Animal Welfare and Ethical Review Body (AWERB), which consists of several committees.

Philosophy - 11.10.2016
’Why do older siblings do better on IQ tests than their younger counterparts?’ Oxford interview questions explained
The University of Oxford has released a set of sample questions from tutors who conduct Oxford s. Students applying for experimental psychology might be asked to speculate why research appears to show older siblings have higher IQs than their younger counterparts, while aspiring doctors might be asked to explain why the death rate from cancer is so much higher in the UK than in the Philippines.

Linguistics / Literature - Philosophy - 07.10.2016

Business / Economics - Philosophy - 03.10.2016

Philosophy - Religions - 05.09.2016

Philosophy - 05.09.2016
UCL Academy earns successful Ofsted report
UCL Academy earns successful Ofsted report
The UCL Academy has achieved 'good' in all key areas in its latest Ofsted inspection and several aspects of the school's work have been identified as outstanding.

Sport - Philosophy - 12.08.2016
Aesthetics over athletics when it comes to women in sport
Men are two to three times more likely than women to be mentioned when it comes to discussing sport and sporting achievement, according to new research by language experts at Cambridge University Press. Women get far less airtime than men and their physical appearance and personal lives are frequently mentioned.

Philosophy - Environment - 10.08.2016
Where the river meets the sea: the making of ethical decisions
What is our place in the natural world - and how do we feel about the scientific advances that are changing the way we live?  In her book Making a Good Life , Dr Katharine Dow explores the ethics of

Business / Economics - Philosophy - 14.07.2016

Philosophy - Astronomy / Space Science - 11.07.2016
Opinion: Brexistentialism: Britain, the drop out nation in crisis, meets Jean-Paul Sartre
Andy Martin (Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages) discusses existentialism and the EU referendum.

Health - Philosophy - 06.07.2016
Dementia research and treatment boosted as unique collaboration announced
Dementia research and treatment boosted as unique collaboration announced
Internationally renowned Professor Julian Hughes is announced as the first RICE Professor of Old Age Psychiatry in a collaboration between The Research Institute for the Care of Older People (RICE), the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust (RUH) and the University of Bristol.

Religions - Philosophy - 30.06.2016
Leading theologians urge the Church of England to celebrate same-sex relationships
Leading theologians have called on the Church of England to recognise and celebrate same-sex relationships at its forthcoming General Synod, warning that to take a hard line on the subject would be "suicidal".

Career - Philosophy - 11.05.2016
Statement of support for the London Anti-Corruption Summit
Statement of support for the London Anti-Corruption Summit
The UCL Centre for Ethics and Law ('CEL') is delighted to endorse and release the following statement in support of the London Anti-Corruption Summit by leading professional services organisations, reflecting their commitment to tackling corruption in the global economy.
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