The Biomedical Ethics Research Group conducts empirical and philosophical research into the ethical and societal issues raised by medical technologies - particularly focusing on children - including genetic, assisted reproductive and surgical technologies. The core research foci of the group include the ethical and social implications of genomic medicine, emerging assisted reproductive technologies, stem cell science, and public healthcare spending.
The Group produces: academic publications and presentations; ethical guidelines, policies, and procedures; and public engagement pieces. They also supervise research students and participate in ethics education and training.
- A New Ethical Model of Commercial Surrogacy Arrangements for Australia. 2018
- Disagreement, mediation, arbitration: resolving disputes about medical treatment. 2018
- Ethical issues in genetic modification and why application matters. 2018
- Philosophical medical ethics: more necessary than ever. 2018
- Philosophy of Healthcare Ethics Practice Statements: Quality Attestation and Beyond. 2018
- Quarantine, isolation and the duty of easy rescue in public health. 2018
- The Right to Know: A Revised Standard for Reporting Incidental Findings. 2018
- How should we deal with misattributed paternity? A survey of lay public attitudes. 2017
Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health
Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics
Health Law and Ethics Network, University of Melbourne
Children’s Bioethics Centre, The Royal Children’s Hospital