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Nuffield Council

on Bioethics

Programme:

The 5th Postgraduate Bioethics Conference:


Social Scientific Approaches
Approaches to Bioethics:
Methods and Methodologies.
Methodologies.
The 5th to the 7th of January 2011.
The Wellcome Conference Centre, Euston Road, London.

Guest speakers:
Prof Søren Holm (Manchester); Prof Alan Cribb (CBAS, KCL); Leigh
Turner (University of Minnesota); Dr Alexandra Plows (Bangor) and Dr
Duncan Wilson (CHSTM, Manchester).
And
Dr Mairi Levitt (Lancaster); Prof Robert Dingwall; Dr Mikey Dunn (Ethox,
Oxford) Dr Caragh Brosnan (CBAS KCL); Jacob Leveridge (Wellcome
Trust)

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Wednesday the 5th of January 2011

0930 Registration

Welcome and Plenary Address:


1000
Prof Søren Holm (University of Manchester)

1100 Short Break

1115 Theoretical Approaches 1: Bioethics 1:


Nathan Emmerich QUB Roy Gilbar QMUL
Hilary Engward Anne-Maree Quinn
Anglia Ruskin Univeristy Milltown Institute, Dublin
Hadi Karsoho McGill University, Sonia Barroso Brandão Soares
Montreal, Canada UFF, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1245 Lunch

1330 The Experience of Ethics in Practice: Research Ethics 1:


Bernice Tighe Warwick Aisha Y Malik Oxford
Andrew Nicholas Papanikitas CBAS KCL Dorcas M. Kamuya Kemri
Julia Hynes QUB Wellcome Research Programme, Kilifi,
Kenya
Mayuri Geethanjalie Thammitiyagodage
Colombo 8.Sri Lanka

1500 Coffee

Prof Sally Wheeler, QUB, Chair of the SLSA.


1530
Research Environment and Funding

1615 Short Break

1630 Dr Duncan Wilson (University of Manchester)


What can we learn from the history of bioethics?
What can bioethics learn from history?'

1730 Finish

1930 Conference Dinner: TAS, Bloomsbury. London.


Day 2: Thursday the 6th of January 2011

Prof Alan Cribb (CBAS KCL)


0930
Methodology of Empirical Ethics

1030 Jacob Leveridge Wellcome Trust

1130 Coffee

1200 Research Ethics 2: Theoretical Approaches 2:


Sassy Molyneux Oxford Alexis Paton Newcastle
Rachel Douglas-Jones Durham Eduardo Díaz Amado Durham

1300 Lunch

Dr Leigh Turner (University of Minnesota)


1345
Fusion Bioethics: Sociology, Ethics & Critical Analysis of "Medical Tourism"

Dr Mairi Levitt (Lancaster): A Sociologist Amongst the Philosophers


1445
Prof. Robert Dingwall: Doing Interdisciplinarity

1545 Short Break

1600 Bioethics 2: Stem Cells and Genes:


Greg Moorlock Keiran Bellis UCLAN
University of Birmingham Mansooreh Saniei CBAS KCL
Barry Lyons Jacqueline Savard
University of Manchester University of Sydney
Roberto C. Oliveira
University of Rio de Janeiro

1730 Finish.
Day3: Friday the 7th of January 2011

Dr Alexandra Plows (University of Bangor)


1000
'An accidental bioethicist: Researching public engagement with human genetics'

1100 Coffee

Masterclass 1: Masterclass 2:
1130 Sociology Contemporary History
Dr Leigh Turner Dr Wilson

1300 Short Break

Early Career Talk


1315 Dr Mikey Dunn (Ethox, Oxford)
Dr Caragh Brosnan (CBAS KCL)

1415 Short Break

Masterclass 3: Masterclass 4:
1430 Empirical Ethics Researching Publics
Prof Cribb Dr Plows

1600 Finish
Plenary Speakers:

Prof Søren Holm (University of Manchester)


Title TBC

Dr Leigh Turner (University of Minnesota)


Fusion Bioethics: Sociology, Ethics & Critical Analysis of "Medical Tourism"

Prof Alan Cribb (CBAS KCL)


Exact Title TBC: Methodology of Empirical Ethics

Dr Alexandra Plows (University of Bangor)


'An accidental bioethicist: Researching public engagement with human genetics'

Dr Duncan Wilson (University of Manchester)


What can we learn from the history of bioethics? What can bioethics learn from history?'

Added Value Speakers:

Dr Mairi Levitt (Lancaster) A Sociologist Amongst the Philosophers

Prof Robert Dingwall: Doing Interdisciplinarity

Dr Mikey Dunn (Ethox, Oxford) Early Career Perspective

Dr Caragh Brosnan (CBAS KCL) Early Career Perspective

Jacob Leveridge Wellcome Trust


Panel Presenters:

Bioethics 1:
Wednesday @ 1115

Roy Gilbar (QMUL)


The status of the family in the medical decision-making process: Practice & law

Anne-Maree Quinn (Milltown Institute- Dublin)


Exploring narratives of a good death.

Sonia Barroso Brandão Soares (UFF, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)


GM Soybean Production in Brazil: A New Approach

Bioethics 2:
Thursday @ 1600

Greg Moorlock (University of Birmingham)


Waiting for organs – can it ever be acceptable to queue-jump?

Barry Lyons (University of Manchester)


Religious Discourse, Conscientious Objection and Duty of Care in the ICU.

Roberto C. Oliveira (University of Rio de Janeiro)


Bioethics and Media

The Experience of Ethics in Practice:


Wednesday @ 1330

Bernice Tighe (Warwick)


What is the experience of dietitians involved in ethical situations related to artificial
nutrition?

Andrew Nicholas Papanikitas (CBAS KCL)


Bioethical education and education of bioethics in UK General Practice: A sinking feeling in
the pit of the stomach

Julia Hynes (QUB)


The role of the Clinical Ethicist

Theoretical Approaches 1:
Wednesday @ 1115

Nathan Emmerich (QUB)


For an Ethnomethodology of Medical Ethics

Hilary Engward (Anglia Ruskin University)


Using Grounded Theory: practical examples from a research study..
Hadi Karsoho (McGill University, Montreal, Canada)
Social Theory and Bioethics Theory: Synergy or Discordance in Empirical Research?

Theoretical Approaches 2:
Thursday @ 1130

Eduardo Díaz Amado (Durham)


Foucouldian Analysis of the Recent History of Bioethics in Latin America.

Alexis Paton (Newcastle)


One bioethics sandwich please, hold the philosophy: The importance of the empirical-
theoretical-practical triad in modern bioethical inquiry as seen through the case study of
oncofertility.

Research Ethics 1:
Wednesday @ 1330

Aisha Y Malik (Oxford)


Research ethics in the socio-cultural milieu of a developing country.

Dorcas M. Kamuya (Kemri-Wellcome Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya)


Developing and ending a friendship: fieldworker experiences in short term community based
invasive study.

Mayuri Geethanjalie Thammitiyagodage (Centre, Medical Research Institute, Colombo 8,


Sri Lankaka)
Social Approached to Bioethics in Animal Experiment in Sri Lanka

Research Ethics 2:
Thursday @ 1130

Sassy Molyneux (Oxford)


Empirical research and the development of institutional guidelines on benefits and payments
in international collaborative research.

Rachel Douglas-Jones (Durham)


(Bio)Ethics Excluded : an ethnographic account of evidence and elephants in research ethics

Stem Cells and Genes:


Thursday @ 1600

Keiran Bellis (UCLAN)


The Law Ethics and Governance of Embryonic Stem Cell Research; Towards a Pan European
Regulatory Framework

Mansooreh Saniei (CBAS KCL)


The rise of human embryonic stem cell research in Iran: how Islam plays a role

Jacqueline Savard (University of Sydney)


Defining who we are: the difficulties associated with genetic testing for ethnic ancestry