This theme investigates the ethical, legal and social implications of stem cell research and emerging technologies, and how we are educating professionals and the next generation of researchers about these issues.
Research focus: enhancing the understanding of legal, ethical and social implications of stem cell science and regenerative medicine.
Professional focus: Design, delivery and evaluation of interdisciplinary learning through stem cell and emerging technology education; use of ‘purpose and product’ for authentic learning experiences, and development of research skills.
Research focus: exploring genomics with an emphasis on biobanks, privacy, data-sharing frameworks, global governance and translational research.
Research focus: investigating the regulation of personal information with emphasis upon health information and genetic data.
Research focus: exploring sexual health, hepatitis C, and health services research.
Research focus: exploring ethical implications of biotechnologies and the philosophy of health and disease.
Research focus: investigating healthcare communication, intercultural clinical communication, medical education.
Research focus: exploring ethics of various new or emerging technologies, including new methods of reproduction and enhancement of physical and cognitive performance through drugs or genetic manipulation
Applied Philosophy - Julian Koplin
Research focus: understanding the ethics and regulation of cerebral organoids.