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BeGOOD Placement Students Begin Work

Please join us in welcoming Abi Robinson and Robyn McMillan to the BeGOOD EIE team for a three week placement! If you are interested in learning more about our placement programme,  click here. Abi Robinson Abi Robinson is a BeGOOD summer intern working on the Citizens EIE project. She has just graduated with a BA in Experimental… Read more »

BeGOOD Work Experience Week Begins

  Students have begun their week-long work experience programme at the University of Oxford. They will work in a small team to develop innovative, digital methods to better understand teenagers’ moral views and attitudes.  In particular, the team will work on a game or app to explore young people’s moral attitudes related to advances in biomedicine,… Read more »

Arianna Manzini will give a lecture at Magdalen College School, 12th May

We are delighted to announce that Arianna Manzini, DPhil student within the BeGOOD Team, will lead a discussion group at Magdalen College School (Oxford) on the 12th May. Arianna will lecture for the weekly meeting of the Philosophy Society, focussing on the ethics of genetic testing. Arianna is very grateful for this opportunity and is looking forward… Read more »

MQ launches fifth annual Fellows funding call – Deadline for applications April 25th 17.00 BST

Today we’ve launched our fifth annual Fellows call for researchers exploring new and better ways to understand, treat and prevent mental illness. Our Fellows Award funds the best and brightest early-career scientists and clinicians pursuing a career in mental health research. It supports researchers from all corners of the globe and across all scientific disciplines relevant to… Read more »

Dr Rodolfo Maggio will attend a workshop on ‘Critical Medical Anthropology Workshop’, Oaxaca, Mexico, 16-20 January 2017

The workshop is jointly coordinated by University College London and Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social. It will convene scholars from UK and Mexico to work on the following themes: 1. Chronic illnesses, 2. Critical engagement with science 3. Maternal and reproductive health 4. Social determinants of health 5. Mental health, ageing… Read more »

Postdoctoral researcher Gabriela Pavarini and DPhil student Arianna Manzini commence work on the Citizens: EIE project

This autumn, two new BeGOOD team members joined the Citizens: EIE project. Citizens: EIE aims to investigate young people’s moral attitudes to, and judgements about a range of early intervention strategies to manage moral and behavioural development. Working with young people, the project will progress through several phases: scoping and defining questions; methods development and… Read more »

Rose Mortimer will Give Guest Lecture at King’s College London

We are delighted to announce that Rose Mortimer, DPhil student within the BeGOOD Team, will give a guest lecture at King’s College London on the 31st January. Rose will lecture for the Bioethics and Society Masters Programme, focussing on her previous research which examined the interaction of identity, diagnostic labels and recovery in eating disorders.… Read more »

Rose Mortimer and Arianna Manzini will attend the Postgraduate Bioethics Conference, University of Bristol, 31st August – 1st September 2016

We are delighted to announce that Rose Mortimer, DPhil student within the BeGOOD Team, and Arianna Manzini, future DPhil student within the BeGOOD team will present their work in the Postgraduate Bioethics Conference 2016: Bioethics in Theory: Bioethics in Practice University of Bristol, 31st August – 1st September 2016 “The Postgraduate Bioethics Conference (PGBC) is… Read more »