We’re excited to announce our bioethics and Ethics Lab course line-up for the Spring 2018 semester. This is a tentative list that will be updated in the coming months, but each of the listed courses below is available for pre-registration. All bioethics courses listed also count towards the bioethics minor.
The Ethics Working Group on Zika virus (ZIKV) Research and Pregnancy published an article in Vaccine last week. The article, titled “Ethics, Pregnancy, and ZIKV vaccine research and development” discusses the group’s ethics guidance as it applies to the on-going threat of ZIKV outbreaks.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
Building on the success of this spring’s course on data ethics, the KIE will debut a new course in social media ethics this fall in the Institute’s Ethics Lab.
We’re excited to announce our bioethics course line-up for the Fall 2017 semester!
Undergraduate students from all across the university submitted scholarship, representing nearly twenty different majors at the College, SFS, and NHS.
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.
The KIE is proud to announce Georgetown’s third-annual Bioethics Research Showcase, which will feature undergraduate research work in a campus-wide juried event in April 2015.
The Bioethics Research Library has completed a full digital archive of the work of the U.S.’s Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.
Meet our unprecedented six-person lineup for this February’s flagship event, whose topical focus this year is disability ethics.
Joining a suite of cross-campus efforts aimed at the science and ethics of data, the KIE will sponsor a full year of data ethics courses in the Institute’s Ethics Lab.
Come check out our newest offering of courses that count toward the bioethics minor—now available for pre-registration.
The KIE is proud to announce this year’s Conversations in Bioethics topic, which celebrates one of the issues at the heart of the Institute’s founding story: disability ethics.