March 20, 2017
Announcing “A Pound of Flesh”: New play tackles slavery, reparations, and the ethics of live organ donation
This year, directly following the Bioethics Research Showcase reception, a cast of Georgetown students, alumni, and friends will perform a stage reading of a new play by Second City’s Katie Watson.
March 17, 2017
Library Reference Services: An introduction
Learn more about the reference services provided by the KIE’s Bioethics Research Library, and the way they have shifted over the decades since the Library’s founding.
March 14, 2017
Visiting researcher explores Japanese public discourse on biomedical issues
Researcher Shin Fujieda is scheduled to give an informal presentation of his research on the employment of religious concepts in Japanese public discourse concerning biomedical issues.
March 9, 2017
Lab team visits high school STEAM fair
Ethics Lab team members Nico Staple and Elizabeth Edenberg took some of the lab’s empathy mapping kit prototypes to share with local high schoolers, educators, and administrators in two back-to-back workshops.
March 2, 2017
KIE Scholar weighs in on ethics of new embryo experiments
Senior Research Scholar Daniel Sulmasy is featured in a recent story on “Human Embryoids,” stem cells coaxed into organizing themselves into entities that resemble human embryos.
February 27, 2017
New books at the Bioethics Research Library
Explore some recent additions on data ethics and human enhancement to the Bioethics Research Library’s extensive catalogue.
Bioethics Research Showcase: Gallery
Healey Family Student Center Great Room, Georgetown University: ALL DAY
The Showcase is an annual two-day juried exhibition of student work in the ethics of health, environment, and emerging technologies.
Bioethics Research Showcase: Awards Ceremony
Healey Family Student Center Great Room, Georgetown University: 6:00pm–8:15pm
After a short gallery reception, student winners will be recognized for their contributions to this year's Bioethics Research Showcase
A Pound of Flesh
Healey Family Student Center: 6:00pm
A stage reading of a new play by Second City's Katie Watson brings issues of slavery, reparations, and the ethics of organ donation to the fore as part of this year's Bioethics Research Showcase.
NIH Colloquium: Hilde Lindemann
NIH Clinical Center: ALL DAY
Hilde Lindemann of Michigan State University will speak at this semester's fourth meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.
The Normative Scope of Consent – A talk by Tom Dougherty, PhD
Healy Hall, Rm. 427: 2:45pm–4:30pm
By giving consent, we permit a range of actions. But which range? Dr. Dougherty will discuss whether we need to intend to permit a particular action in order to permit it, and whether we need to express this intention.
NIH Colloquium: Alison Jaggar
NIH Clinical Center: 3:30pm–5:30pm
Alison Jaggar of University of Colorado-Boulder will speak at this semester's final meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.