September 19, 2017
Ethics Lab publishes book: Creating New Impacts with Ethics and Design
Last week, the KIE’s Ethics Lab published a book, Creating New Impacts with Ethics & Design, which outlines the lab’s expanding efforts to bring together ethics and design to develop innovative methods for approaching complex moral problems.
September 18, 2017
KIE to co-host symposium with Embassy of the Czech Republic on healthcare, ethics, and genetics
The KIE, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, is holding a symposium on the ethics of genetic medicine and technologies. The symposium, titled Mendel’s Peas and Today’s Genes: Healthcare, Ethics, and Genetics, is part of the Embassy’s 2017 Mutual Inspirations Festival, celebrating the life and legacy of Gregor Mendel. The symposium will […]
September 15, 2017
KIE Scholar named Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholar in Bioethics
Senior Research Scholar Sean Aas was recently named Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholar in Bioethics.
September 13, 2017
Dan Davis talks collaborative online learning with the KIE
Last week, the KIE held a workshop on positive collaboration in online learning environments, led by Daniel Davis, a Georgetown Communication, Culture, and Technology alum and PhD candidate in Learner Modeling & Learning Analytics at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. The session focused on promoting effective collaboration and discourse among students in online learning environments.
September 7, 2017
Research team’s report on zika vaccine research featured in Science
A report completed by Institute Director and Senior Research Scholar Maggie Little and colleagues was recently featured in Science as the leading guidance on the issue of maternal immunization ethics and the Zika virus.
June 30, 2017
Research team releases guidance on pregnancy and zika vaccine research
KIE Director Maggie Little and colleagues, funded by the UK’s Wellcome Trust, have published ethical guidelines to responsibly and equitably include pregnant women in research related to public health emergencies, especially Zika.
Gary Cohen Talks Fearless Leadership in the Age of Planetary Health
Lohrfink Auditorium, Rafik B. Hariri Building: 12:30pm–1:30pm
Join the School of Nursing and Health Studies, the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment at NHS, and the Georgetown Environment Initiative for a talk with Gary Cohen, co-founder and president of Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth.
Writing Climate Now
Copley Formal Lounge: 4pm–6pm
"Writing Climate Now" is a roundtable discussion of strategies for writing persuasively and accurately about environmental disaster and climate change. Pessimism or optimism? Scientific or poetic? We will discuss matters of tone, audience, venue, and tactics with four local writers
Medel’s Peas and Today’s Genes: Healthcare, Ethics, and Genetics
Fisher Colloquium, Rafik B. Harris Building, Georgetown University - McDonough School of Business: 10am–1pm
The KIE, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, is holding a symposium on the ethics of genetic medicine and technologies.
NIH Colloquium: Melanie Boly
NIH Clinical Center: 3:30pm–5:30pm (Sep 25)
Melanie Boly of the University of Wisconsin for this semester's first meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.