November 13, 2017
KIE Research Associate Publishes Article on Emergency Involuntary Treatment Law for those with Mental Disorders
Marisha Wickremsinhe, KIE research associate and digital campaign coordinator, published an article in the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry. The paper, titled Emergency involuntary treatment law for people with mental disorders: A comparative analysis of legislation in LMICs, compares legislation for emergency involuntary treatment of individuals with mental disorders in low and middle income countries.
November 10, 2017
KIE Scholar Awarded Complex Moral Problems Grant
KIE postdoctoral fellow Elizabeth Edenberg, and Communication, Culture, and Technology faculty member Meg Jones were awarded a Complex Moral Problems Grant through Georgetown University’s Engaged Ethics Initiative. The grant is a one-year award that aims to support collaborative interdisciplinary research into complex moral problems that have a real world impact.
November 7, 2017
KIE Hosts Michael Lynch for first event in speaker series on data ethics
Last week, the KIE hosted Michael Patrick Lynch, PhD, for its first event in a speaker series on data ethics. Lynch is a writer and professor of philosophy at the University of Connecticut, where his works spans topics such as truth, democracy, public discourse, and the ethics of technology.
November 3, 2017
Diane O’Leary talks ‘Why Bioethics Should be Concerned with Medically Unexplained Symptoms”
The KIE hosted Diane O’Leary, PhD, last week, who gave a talk on the topic of “Why Bioethics Should be Concerned with Medically Unexplained Symptoms.” O’Leary’s research focuses on medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) and psychogenic symptoms and the challenges these present to the medical and patient communities.
November 2, 2017
KIE Director to lead panel at data ethics conference
KIE Director and Senior Scholar Maggie Little will be the keynote speaker at the Administrative Data Research Fields Network Inaugural Conference. The conference, titled “Building Foundations for Data Sharing and Ethical Use” will be held November 13-14th at Georgetown University’s Conference Center. Little’s keynote discussion is titled “Big Ethics in a Big Data World” and […]
KIE co-sponsors roundtable on the ethical re-use of data in a machine learning age
KIE Director Maggie Little and postdoctoral fellow Elizabeth Edenberg participated in a roundtable discussion hosted by the Georgetown Law Center on the ethical re-use of data in a machine learning age. The roundtable is supported by grants from AXA and the Sloan Foundation.
Brain Death: New Questions for Philosophy and Theology
Bioethics Research Library, Healy Hall: 8:00am–5:30pm
This free conference features KIE Senior Scholars Daniel Sulmasy and Robert Veatch and discusses questions in philosophy and theology pertaining to brain death in medicine.