October 19, 2017
KIE and Ethics Lab Selected to Present at SXSW EDU 2018
The KIE and Ethics Lab were selected to present at next year’s SXSW EDU conference. The conference, taking place in Austin, Texas March 5-8, aims to promote innovation in learning by hosting a community of forward-thinking stakeholders with a shared goal of impacting the future of teaching and learning.
KIE research associate presents work on pregnant women in clinical trials
KIE Research Associate Marisha Wickremsinhe presented at the Gender Justice Initiative’s Second Annual Faculty Research Colloquium October 13. She discussed research in pregnancy, including the ethics of risk/benefit trade offs between woman, fetus, and future child.
October 17, 2017
KIE Director featured in photo exhibition of ‘Extraordinary Georgetown Women’
KIE Director Maggie Little was featured in a photo exhibition of “Extraordinary Georgetown Women” on Tuesday, October 10. The exhibition celebrates Georgetown women making a global impact and is part of an event organized by Women on the Map, a digitally driven women’s leadership organization supported by Georgetown University, and the Georgetown Women’s Alliance.
October 6, 2017
Social Media and Democracy, and “Journalistic Equivalence”—Lessons for Marketers and Citizens
Last week, Georgetown alumna Rebecca Buckman visited the KIE to speak with students in Ethics Lab course, “Social Media and Democracy.” Reflecting on the event, Buckman shared her insights from the discussion below. Buckman is currently the VP of marketing communications at Battery Ventures in Menlo Park, CA; she was previously a senior special writer at the […]
October 3, 2017
KIE co-hosts symposium on health care, ethics, and genetics
Last week the KIE, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, held a symposium titled Mendel’s Peas and Today’s Genes: Healthcare, Ethics, and Genetics. The event was part of the Mutual Inspirations Festival, which celebrates both a famous Czech and the transatlantic ties between Czech and American cultures.
September 29, 2017
KIE and Ethics Lab host ‘Integrated Ethics Day’ for Georgetown Core Pathways Program
The KIE and Ethics Lab hosted more than 100 students in a seminar on the ethics of climate change this week. The seminar was a component of Georgetown’s Core Pathways program, a program allowing undergraduate students to fulfill Georgetown’s core and elective requirements through an interdisciplinary collection of courses that address a complex global challenge. This year’s focus is climate change. Participating students come together for an integrated seminar twice a semester on the year’s selected topic.
NIH Symposium: David Leopold, National Institute of Mental Health
NIH Clinical Center: 3:30pm–5:30pm
The NIH is hosting NIH Clinical Center with David Leopold of the National Institute for Mental Health for a meeting of the Joint Colloquium in Bioethics.
Science Research Opportunities Fair
Leavey Center, Sellinger Lounge: 1pm–4pm
Hosted by the Georgetown Chapter of Psi Chi, this is an interdisciplinary research fair that showcases the exceptional work being done on campus in various departments. The KIE will present a poster on opportunities for students to get involved in Ethics Lab, the Bioethics Research Library, and the Bioethics Showcase.
ADRF Network Inaugural Conference: Building Foundations for Data Sharing and Ethical Use
Georgetown University : 4pm–5pm (Nov 14)
The ADRF Network Inaugural Conference will feature panel discussions on data sharing, data access, and the ethics of living in a big data world.