Academic Speakers

The conference will be led by four academics speakers who are also hosting master classes in their respective areas of interest. There will also be plenary lecture given by Prof Søren Holm (Manchester). All our speakers will be focusing on the relevance and methodological dimensions of various social scientific approaches to bioethics.

The Guest Academic Speakers and Masterclass hosts will be:

Prof. Alan Cribb of the Centre for Biomedicine and Society at Kings College London will be presenting on the methodology of empirical ethics.

Dr Leigh Turner, of the Centre for Bioethics at the University of Minnesota will be talking about the relevance of sociological research.

Dr Alexandra Plows of the University of Bangor will be discussing research ‘publics’ with reference to her recently published work on Genetics which she completed at CESAGEN, Cardiff.

Dr Duncan Wilson of the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine at the University of Manchester will be considering Contemporary History with special reference to his research on the Warnock Committee.