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 […]
Senior Research Scholar Sean Aas was recently named Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholar in Bioethics.
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.
A report completed by Institute Director and Senior Research Scholar Maggie Little and colleagues was recently featured in Science as the leading guidance on the issue of maternal immunization ethics and the Zika virus.
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.
KIE alum Travis Rieder and Senior Research Scholar Rebecca Kukla join Foreign Policy to discuss the ethics of having children in the face of environmental catastrophe.
Senior Research Scholar Bob Veatch comments on a case that fundamentally changed our thinking of doctor-patient relationships.
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.
Senior Product Designer Nico Staple and Postdoctoral Fellow Elizabeth Edenberg are scheduled to present at this year’s annual Teaching, Learning, and Innovation Summer Institute (TLISI)
Dr. Stohr’s episode, “Democracy and Civility” asks: “‘Don’t discuss politics at the dinner table.’ Why not?” Listen to the full episode here.
We’re excited to announce our bioethics course line-up for the Fall 2017 semester!
New content this month: Mari Mikkola’s book is reviewed by Kathryn Gillespie, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Animal Studies at Wesleyan University.
A local library is creating space for people to gather and talk about the taboo topic of death with facilitators. Dr. Sulmasy joins The Kojo Nnamdi Show to discuss the rising popularity of these “Death Cafes.”
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.
KIE graduate Travis Rieder is interviewed in a recent episode of the “Conversation Earth” podcast, where he shares arguments and reflections from his body of work on overpopulation and climate change.
Director and Senior Research Scholar Maggie Little, along with research team colleagues, will present selections from their work on the Zika virus at the upcoming meeting of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health.