Monday, 27 August 2007
'The future of European Bioethics' Globalising European Bioethics Education Conference, Manchester, 8th February 2010.
'International research & equipoise case studies' Association of Research Ethics Committees Cardiff workshop 23rd February 2010.
'Emergency medicine case study' Association of Research Ethics Committees Birmingham Conference, 19th March, 2009.
Association of Research Ethics Committees Liverpool Hope Workshop, 29th July, 2009.
'Bioethics and The challenge of "sperm ships": the need for the global regulation of medical technology'
Medical Humanities Symposium, Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland,
University of Ulster, Coleraine campus: 28th May, 2009.
Keynote speaker: 'Proportional Ethical Review: a tempting but treacherous notion' National Research Ethics Service Southern conference, London, 24th-25th of February, 2009.
'Virtues and Vices of research ethics committees: Moral pluralism, epistemology and norms for meetings'
Manchester Senior Seminar Series, December 17th, 2008.
'On the Purported Poor Quality of Student Research'
Association of Research Ethics Committees London Conference, 13th November, 2008.
'Online communities of inquiry: Strategies and tactics adopted from
philosophy for children'
e-Learning in Dialogue: Innovative Teaching and Learning in Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies, University of York, May 14th-15th, 2008.
Departmental Seminar: 'Why Research Ethics Committees?'
University of Auckland Philosophy Department, Auckland, New Zealand 28th March, 2008.
Departmental Seminar: 'Health Promotion, Autonomy & Domination' AAuckland University of Technology, National Centre for Health and Social Ethics, Auckland, New Zealand, 28th March, 2008.
Departmental Seminar: 'Ensuring access to essential medicines: me-too drugs, incentives & innovation'
University of Waikato, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Hamilton, New Zealand, 27th March, 2008.
Massey University, School of History, Philosophy and Classics, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 20th March, 2008.
keynote speaker: 'Why Research Ethics Committees?' National Research Ethics Service North, Midlands and East of England REC conference, Leeds, 6th March, 2008.
Debate: 'Should REC members represent their personal view or the view of the community?' Office for Research Ethics Committees Northern Ireland REC Members Annual Conference, 22nd January, 2008.
Roundtable Discussion: “Global Health and Access to Essential Medicines”
World Poverty, Global Justice and Public Health: A Conference with Thomas Pogge
11th-12th September 2007 – Dublin, Ireland
‘New genetic technologies, changing people and luck egalitarianism’, National University of Ireland Philosophy Seminar Series, Galway, 30th January 2007.
'Equity and the distribution of scarce life saving resources in emergency situations' International Network for Public Health Ethics. Ethical Issues in Infectious Disease Control. A satellite workshop of the International Association of Bioethics 8th world congress, Beijing, China, 4th of August 2006.
'What's really wrong with ethical relativism.'
University of Ulster Philosophy Department Seminar Series 21st of February 2006.
'Strategies for developing ethical reasoning skills in bioscience students'
Teaching Ethics to Bioscience Students: Challenges Old and New (The Higher Education Academy Centre for Bioscience) Belfast, 7th of December 2005.
'The Messiness of Moral Status'
Imperial College, London, Bioethics Unit Seminar, 5th of September, 2005.
Keele University, Keele, Centre for Professional Ethics, 9th of September, 2005.
New genetic technologies, changing people and luck egalitarianism, Association of Social and Legal Philosophy Conference, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 2nd - 4th July, 2009.
Not just Justice – alternative justifications for the provision of health care
Priority in Practice conference, University College, Dublin, Ireland
16th - 17th June, 2009
UK Bioethics Workshop, University College, London, United Kingdom, 29th - 30th June, 2009
Research Exceptionalism, International Association of Bioethics, Croatia, September 3-8, 2008.
What makes a good Lay? Research ethics committees, conflicts of interest and the role of lay members. International Association of Bioethics, Croatia, September 3-8, 2008.
'Tis But a Scratch: The Human Tissue Act and the Use of Tissue for Research, Issues for Research Ethics Committees' First International Conference
Ethical & Legal Aspects of Research with Human Tissue in Europe
, Göttingen, Germany, 27th - 28th June, 2008
'The ESRC Research Ethics Framework and research ethics review at UK universities: Rebuilding the Tower of Babel REC by REC'
International Network of Research Management Societies Congress, Liverpool, 17th-19th of June, 2008.
'Health Promotion, Autonomy & Domination'
Setting an Ethical Agenda for Health Promotion 18-20 September 2007, Ghent, Belgium.
'Global Justice, Luck Egalitarianism & Global Health'
Global Health, Justice and the ‘Brain Drain' 17th September 2007, Keele University, United Kingdom.
‘Luck Egalitarianism & Public Health’
Public Health Ethics Conference, Birmingham University, UK. 16th-18th May, 2007
21st European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care. 15 – 18 August, 2007 Cardiff, United Kingdom.
'The Challenge of Sperm Ships: The need for global regulation of medical technology' Association of Social and Legal Philosophy Conference: "Aliens and Nations: Citizenship, Sovereignty and Global Politics in the 21st Century”, Keele University UK. 19th-21st April 2007. Co-presented with Stuart Oultram, Keele University.
‘The Stranger at our doorstep: Social Change, Suicide and Political Theory’
Ethics at the margins of life, National University of Ireland, Galway, March, 29th-31st, 2007.
‘New genetic technologies, changing people and luck egalitarianism’ Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference, New Zealand Branch, Victoria University, Wellington, December 3rd-7th, 2006.
'Teaching Skills and Bioethics, the use of the Community of Inquiry'
20th European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care, Helsinki, Finland, August 23rd-26th, 2006.
'Proportional Ethical? Review'
8th international conference of the International Association of Bioethics, Beijing, China, August 6th-9th, 2006.
'Forward Thinking: A Teaching Project'
5th Global Conference: Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship, Mansfield College, Oxford, July 3rd-6th, 2006.
Bioethics in Ireland Workshop, National University of Ireland, Galway, April 1st, 2007.
'Am I my Brothers Gatekeeper? Professional Ethics & the Prioritisation of Health Care'
The 2006 conference of the Association of Social and Legal Philosophy "Social Justice in Practice", 28th of June - 1st July 2006, University College, Dublin.
'Grey Goo or Justice? Equality and Nanotechnology'
19th Annual European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care, Barcelona, 24-27th of August, 2005.
'Restorative versus Distributive Justice in Health Care'
7th World Congress of the International Association of Bioethics, Sydney, 9th-12th of November 2004.
'Contesting Claims: Freedom, Efficiency and Equality'
Contesting freedoms in healthcare: policy, practice and ethics; 10th conference of the Australasian Bioethics Association, Sydney, 12th-14th of November 2004.
'This Little Piggy Went to Market, This Little Piggy became a Live Organ Donor: The Ethics of Xeno-Transplantation'
Genetics and Health Care, 18th Annual Conference of the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Health Care, Reykjavik, Iceland, 25th- 28th August 2004.
5th Annual Congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics, Leuven, Belgium, 2nd -4th September 2004.
New Zealand Bioethics Conference: Ethics and Emerging Technologies, Dunedin, 13th-15th February 2004.
Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference, New Zealand Branch, Palmerston North, 7th-10th December 2003.
'God the Utilitarian? The Ethics of Theodicy'
Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference, New Zealand Branch, University of Waikato, Hamilton, 28th November - 2nd December 2004.
Auckland Postgraduate Philosophy Conference, Auckland, 19th - 21st September 2003.
'Republicanism, Domination and Animals: A question of Scope'
Auckland Postgraduate Philosophy Conference, Auckland, 17th - 19th September 2004.
Cultural Relativism: Not Just Unpleasant but Downright Illogical!'
Auckland Postgraduate Philosophy Conference, Auckland, 19th - 21st September 2003.
Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference, Christchurch, 7th-12th July 2002.
'The Conditions of Omnibenevolence'
Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference, New Zealand Branch, Auckland, 7th-12th December 2001.
Graduate Seminar Presentations:
'Bad science equals poor not necessarily bad ethics' University of Auckland Graduate Seminar Series, 26th March 2008.
'Distributive Justice in Health Care and Autonomy: An explanatory Gap?'
University of Auckland Graduate Seminar Series, 19th May 2004.
'Distributive Justice in Healthcare: Interpreting Dworkin'
University of Auckland PHD Seminar Series, 8th October 2003.
'Why Rationing Medicine is Necessary'
University of Auckland Graduate Seminar Series, 7th May 2003.
'Knowledge, Philosophy and Despair: Avoiding the Appearance of Teaching Nothing'
University of Auckland Graduate Seminar Series, 7th August 2002.
'The Ethical Neutrality of the Argument from Evil'
University of Auckland Graduate Seminar Series, 27th March 2002.
'Utilitarianism, Animals and the Repugnant Conclusion'
University of Auckland Graduate Seminar Series, 13th of March 2002
'Transworld Depravity: why it fails to help Theism'
University of Auckland Graduate Seminar Series, 12th September 2001.
'Interpreting Kant, the Paradox of Psychological Contradictions'
University of Auckland Graduate Seminar Series, 6th June 2001.
'Transworld Depravity: why it might help Theism but it fails to help Christianity'
University of Auckland Graduate Seminar Series, 4th April 2001.