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Commodification of Human Tissue

Commodification of Human Tissue

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A recent publication on the commodification of human tissue has been written by Heather Widdows with two of her current PhD students, Herjeet Marway and Sarah-Louise Johnson.
Date:
22/10/2012
New Director of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics

New Director of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics

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Professor Heather Widdows has been made the new Director of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics
Date:
19/10/2012
Eroding women's basic freedoms: Current trends to reduce access to abortion

Eroding women's basic freedoms: Current trends to reduce access to abortion

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Heather Widdows (Philosophy) and Sheelagh McGuinnes (Law) present the latest Birmingham Brief
Date:
16/10/2012
'Brilliant take on evolution of ethics'

'Brilliant take on evolution of ethics'

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Recent review of Heather Widdows' book 'Global Ethics - an introduction'
Date:
13/08/2012
Promoting Health Equity

Promoting Health Equity

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David Hunters recent article in the British Medical Journal discussing the new WHO report which examines the role that local government should play in Europe.
Date:
09/08/2012
Moral Responsibility and Psychopathology

Moral Responsibility and Psychopathology

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Lisa Bortolotti has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Small Grant in Ethics & Society for a project entitled Moral Responsibility and Psychopathology
Date:
07/08/2012
African Humanity

African Humanity

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Alumnus Dr. R. A. Milwoods (postgraduate study in Philosophy of Religion and Theology at Birmingham) new book 'African Humanity' has received critical acclaim for his new sensitive approach in examining the impact of slavery on modern African life.
Date:
18/07/2012
Guest blogging on Neuroethics and the Law

Guest blogging on Neuroethics and the Law

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Dr Lisa Bortolotti from the Department of Philosophy was recently a guest blogger for the Neuroethics & Law Blog and her first introductory post is now out.
Date:
04/07/2012
Heather Widdows at How the Light Gets In

Heather Widdows at How the Light Gets In

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Professor Heather Widdows will discuss 'The Perfect Human' at How the Light Gets In, the philosophy and music festival at Hay-on-Wye
Date:
10/05/2012
New 'PhD by Distance Learning' approved

New 'PhD by Distance Learning' approved

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University Senate approves new PhD by Distance Learning study mode in Arts and Law subject areas.
Date:
27/03/2012
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