KIE Director Maggie Little and colleagues, funded by the UK’s Wellcome Trust, have published ethical guidelines to responsibly and equitably include pregnant women in research related to public health emergencies, especially Zika.
Dr. Stohr’s episode, “Democracy and Civility” asks: “‘Don’t discuss politics at the dinner table.’ Why not?” Listen to the full episode here.
New content this month: Mari Mikkola’s book is reviewed by Kathryn Gillespie, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Animal Studies at Wesleyan University.
Undergraduate students from all across the university submitted scholarship, representing nearly twenty different majors at the College, SFS, and NHS.
Editor-in-Chief Rebecca Kukla celebrates the diverse collection of unique and timely articles, due out in June.
On the first floor of Healy Hall, directly across from the Institute’s Bioethics Research Library, students are challenged to reflect and engage with each other on timely, real-life ethical issues.
Work by a research team headed by KIE Director Maggie Little focused on pregnancy health ethics was recently referenced in a paper highlighting prominent work on the issue.
The Kennedy Institute of Ethics was founded in 1971 with support from the Rose and Joseph Kennedy Foundation, inspired in large part by the Foundation’s ongoing commitment to advancing the rights of the disabled. This year’s Conversations in Bioethics topic aimed to celebrate that founding vision of a world where the voices of the powerless […]
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.
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.
Conversations in Bioethics is just around the corner. This year’s topic is disability. Read on for a comprehensive guide to the event.
In this interview, Darragh speaks about her role in the founding of the US’s Language poets movement, and how her storied literary career enriches and informs her work in the Institute’s Bioethics Research Library to this day.
Meet our unprecedented six-person lineup for this February’s flagship event, whose topical focus this year is disability ethics.
Dr. Daniel Sulmasy joins the Institute from the University of Chicago as our newest Senior Research Scholar with a joint appointment here at Georgetown.
Dr. Maggie Little briefs a group at the US National Institutes of Health NIAID working to design a clinical development plan for testing a new malaria vaccine in pregnant women.
The KIEJ is soliciting contributions for a special issue of the journal dedicated to social and ethical issues at play in the recent US presidential election.
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.
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.