Some examples of the research our current students are working on:
- Ben Bessey: A basis for capability theory: humanity, well-being, virtue, objectivity. Supervised by Heather Widdows and Iain Law
- Toby Betenson: The problem of evil and ethics. Supervised by Yujin Nagasawa
- Gabriel Garmendia da Trindade: Animal ethics and violent direct action. Supervised by Heather Widdows and Jeremy Williams.
- Sabrina Intelisano: Happiness and imprisonment. Supervised by Jussi Suikkanen
- Sarah-Louise Johnson: Commodification of bodies and persons. Supervised by Heather Widdows
- Lauren Traczykowski: Cosmopolitanism and natural disasters. Supervised by Heather Widdows.
- Ruth Wareham: Faith schools and the liberal society. Supervised by Iain Law and Michael Hand.
- Peter West-Oram: Global health care injustice: the demands of basic right to health care. Supervised by Heather Widdows
- Andrew Woodhall: Redressing the balance: the importance of animal value to 'animal ethics'. Supervised by Lisa Bortolotti and Heather Widdows
- Ibrahim Yuksel: Ancient philosophy, virtue theory and multiculturalism. Supervised by Iain Law and Heather Widdows
- Peter West Oram and Heather Widdows ‘Global Population and Global Justice: Equitable Distribution of Resources Among Countries’. In eLS 2011, John Wiley & Sons Ltd: Chichester, 2012 http://www.els.net/ [DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0024140]
- Heather Widdows and Peter West Oram ‘Why bioethics must be global’ in Global Health edited by John Coggon, Bloomsbury academic, 2012.
- Herjeet Marway. “The UK law and global ethics of commercial surrogacy”, Travail, Genre et Sociétés (2012).
- Herjeet Marway. “Scandalous subwomen and sublime superwomen: exploring portrayals of female suicide bombers’ agency”, Journal of Global Ethics, 2011, 7:3, pp 221-240
Awards and funding
Peter West-Oram and Andrew Woodhall won AHRC awards and Ben Bessey won a College-Scholarship.
In addition, Peter won an AHRC Library of Congress Fellowship (2011-2012) and Herjeet Marway won the ‘Matthew K. O’Rourke Prize for Doctoral Excellence’ (2011) and has been awarded a £1500 U21 Scholarship to visit McGill University (November, 2011).