Robert M. Veatch, PhD, Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Professor Emeritus of Medical Ethics, and a Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Georgetown University died Monday, November 9, 2020 at age 81 after a short illness.
From the beginning the Bioethics Research Library was revolutionary in helping establish the resources for the cross-disciplinary field of bioethics.
Dr. John Gluck’s personal journey and lifetime of theory and advocacy for animal rights is on display in a recent profile in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Faculty Affiliate John Gluck, a former primate researcher, recounts and laments his complicity in what he now views as unethical practices in his new book, Voracious Science and Vulnerable Animals.
This month, we interviewed Senior Research Scholar Sean Aas to find out more about his new course and how he is settling into life at a new university.
Dr. Tom Beauchamp is interviewed this week by Voices in Bioethics about his role in the founding and development of the field of bioethics.
This month, the Bioethics Research Library will feature four new study carrels to be named and dedicated in honor of four founding figures of the field of bioethics.
Jeffrey Kahn, who holds a PhD in Philosophy and Bioethics from Georgetown, will succeed KIE Senior Research Scholar Ruth Faden as director of Johns Hopkins University’s Berman Institute.
Hear from participants in the 2014 and 2015 iterations of the course, and register for the 2016 version, which goes live at noon EST tomorrow, April 15th.
Senior Research Scholar Tom Beauchamp shared reflections on his life and career at Georgetown at the 2016 Spring Faculty Convocation honoring faculty, staff, and philanthropists.
Explore this year’s iteration of the KIE’s popular online Introduction to Bioethics with an overview of the scholars and topics on deck for 2016.
The Kennedy Institute of Ethics celebrates the nearly-fifty-year career and life in bioethics of Dr. Tom Beauchamp on the occasion of his retirement.
The Kennedy Institute of Ethics is pleased to announce that furniture renovations to the Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown University (BRL) are complete.
Winners in creative and analytic categories were selected by a jury of bioethics and disciplinary experts, and honored at the Showcase’s two evening events on April 15 & 16.
Dr. Emily Evans, who wrote her 2014 dissertation under the KIE’s Tom Beauchamp and Madison Powers, has been appointed a program officer at PCORI.
KIE scholar Tom Beauchamp tackles the Nuremburg Trials, research abuses in the US from 1940-1970, and the current status quo in research ethics in an editorial in The Hoya.
KIE scholar Robert M. Veatch was awarded the Henry Knowles Beecher lifetime achievement recognition by The Hastings Center, one of the world’s oldest bioethics centers.
Today, Georgetown announced “Introduction to Bioethics” as one of the university’s first massive online open courses (MOOCs) to be launched through the edX platform.