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Wed August 19, 2015 to Sat August 22, 2015


Bioethics and Biopolitics
Wed August 27, 2014 to Sat August 30, 2014

Other events

Health care rationing in Europe - The past, present and future. A multidisciplinary approach

18. October, 2018 - 18. October, 2018

Call for Abstracts

The conference has a multidisciplinary approach inviting academics, professionals, (PhD) students and other interested persons to participate and submit an abstract for presentation, addressing the above mentioned issues. The Conference main objective is to explore different perspectives on health care rationing and exchanging ideas.Those who wish to present should send an abstract (max. 300 words) of their proposed presentation to the Chair of the Scientific Committee ( (deadline: 1 August 2018). For more information see: here

Publish or Perish! - Intensive course on research and publishing in bioethics

12. September, 2018 - 14. September, 2018

For whom? For all those who want to conduct research and write papers on bioethical issues. Students, PhD candidates, and young researchers from diverse professional backgrounds, such as nursing, medicine, philosophy and theology, as well as health care administration, public health and law, who think about doing research and publishing in a broad field of bioethics, should consider participation in this course.

What do I get? You get skills and knowledge. The main goal of this course is to enhance your skills in doing research and writing research papers. The course gives you not only practical knowledge and information, but also allows to practice and master your writing skills. The lectures, discussion and exercises will concern the key elements of research project: writing a research proposal, designing a research plan, choosing a journal, writing a paper, dealing with reviewer and promoting your work through social media. A detailed program can be find below.

When, where and how much? Date: 12-14 Sept. 2018. Place: ul. Michalowskiego 12, Krakow, Poland. Attendance fee: 120 Euro (early bird), 150 Euro (regular)

Organizers: The workshop is a result of collaboration between the University of Leuven (Belgium) and the Jagiellonian University Medical College (Poland).

European Summer School on Clinical Ethics Support Services (CESS) - 2nd Edition

26. August, 2018 - 1. September, 2018

The EUROPEAN CLINICAL ETHICS NETWORK (ECEN), established in 2005, consists of a European Network of clinical ethics experts in practice, research, and training within the field of Clinical Ethics Support Services (such as Clinical Ethics Committees, Clinical Ethics Consultations, and Moral Deliberation). One of its aims is to further improve the quality and professional competence of those involved in Clinical Ethics Support Services (CESS) in Europe and internationally. The ECEN Summer School will be a good opportunity to stimulate exchanges and future cooperation among European and International colleagues. It will thereby contribute to another ECEN goal: to share experiences and stimulate critical reflection on the field of Clinical Ethics Support Services in order to contribute to professional quality.Candidates will find support to further develop their professional profile through their own learning style. They will enrich their (Inter)national professional network in the field of clinical ethics and get the opportunity to be tutored by senior colleagues. Candidates will improve their knowledge and expertise in the field of Clinical Ethics Support Services 

Deadline for applications: April 30, 2018Applications will be examined by the Scientific Committee. A telephone interview will be set up if necessary. You will receive a definitive answer at the latest by May 31, 2018.To apply for the ECEN Summer School: An application form can be found at: or

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