Rose Mortimer is a BeGOOD project DPhil student at Oxford, based in the Nuffield Department of Population Health. She is supervised by Professor Ilina Singh (Department of Psychiatry) and Professor Michael Parker (Ethox Centre). Rose was awarded her MA (distinction) in Bioethics and Society from King’s College London in 2015. She gained her BA (first class hons.) in Philosophy and English Literature from Durham University in 2014.
Rose’s research interests include moral philosophy and bioethics; in particular she is interested in the ethical dimensions of neuroscience and psychiatry, especially as these concern children and families. Rose is passionate about issues of social justice, and is excited to be part of the BeGOOD research team where empirical ethics research has the potential to create real world impact for some of the most vulnerable members of society.