The 2nd IEEN (Interdisciplinary and Empirical Ethics Network) meeting will be held at the University of Birmingham, on 9th November 2012. Following on from the first meeting on ‘Aims and Methods’, the second meeting is on ‘Teaching and learning’.

Speakers include Lucy Frith, Barbara Prainsack, Andrew Papanikitas, and Kerry Woolfall. Places are free, but are limited, and are going fast. If you would like to register please e-mail Jon Ives at

For more information about the network, please visit the network pages

Medical student ethics day conference

The second Midlands student ethics day conference will be held in Birmingham on 8th December 2012’.    Building on the success of the first conference in Nottingham, Ethics: what do I do now will enable you to meet and network with other medical students from across the midlands.

 The programme includes:

  • Keynote address from Prof Gordon Stirrat (former chair of the Ethics Committee of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists)
  • Workshops on a range of key clinical and ethical issues
  • Poster presentations: the chance for YOU to present a poster on a topic of your choice (a really good experience…and great for your F1 application CV!)

For more details, and how to book a place, click HERE