Bioethics is a multi-disciplinary endeavour. We reflect on issues in health care and science and our research provides updated knowledge for courses in neuroethics, bioethics and public health ethics
One of the greatest challenges of modern science is understanding the human brain. We are part of the European Commission flagship initiative to simulate the human brain and will look at the social, ethical and philosophical implications of The Human Brain Project.
The Human Brain Project
The Human Brain Project is one of the European Community flagship projects and involves over 100 groups. Kathinka Evers leads the philosophical research.
Managing genetic risk information
Research generates huge amounts of genetic information. How should we handle it? That is what we are trying to find out in a large international research project.
Privacy in health care and research
Linnea Wickström Östervall explores peoples preferences on informational privacy in health care and register data among patients and the public.
Together with researchers at Lund University, Linnea Wickström Östervall will analyse the role of individuals’ health-related behaviour on health inequality.
We are part of an international network on ethics of families.