Conversations in Bioethics was hosted Feb. 1 and included a reception and gallery featuring student work, followed by a panel discussion on the year’s topic: data ethics. The event, hosted by the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, is supported by Georgetown alumna Fran Buckley.
KIE Director and Senior Scholar Maggie Little will be the keynote speaker at the Administrative Data Research Fields Network Inaugural Conference. The conference, titled “Building Foundations for Data Sharing and Ethical Use” will be held November 13-14th at Georgetown University’s Conference Center. Little’s keynote discussion is titled “Big Ethics in a Big Data World” and […]
KIE Director Maggie Little and postdoctoral fellow Elizabeth Edenberg participated in a roundtable discussion hosted by the Georgetown Law Center on the ethical re-use of data in a machine learning age. The roundtable is supported by grants from AXA and the Sloan Foundation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
KIE Director Maggie Little and colleagues comment on a recent article in JAMA Pediatrics they describe as unethically overstating the connection between of medication use during pregnancy and behavioral problems in childhood.
Conversations in Bioethics is just around the corner. This year’s topic is disability. Read on for a comprehensive guide to the event.
KIE Director Maggie Little and Senior Research Scholar Rebecca Kukla publish chapters in Clinical Research Involving Pregnant Women, edited by Françoise Baylis and Angela Ballantyne.
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.
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.
This week, the PHASES/Zika pregnancy ethics grant team heads to Buenos Aires for a series of international meetings and presentations.
Maggie Little was invited to brief Georgetown leadership on the Zika virus epidemic and her grant-funded work on the ethics of vaccination and treatment.
Dr. Maggie Little was recently added as an expert contact on an updated chapter on Abortion in “The Hastings Center Bioethics Briefings.”
Dr. Maggie Little will travel with the PHASES/Zika pregnancy ethics grant team to Argentina in November to deliver the GFBR keynote address.