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BeGOOD Student Placements begin

Please join us in welcoming Lamis Hamdi and Kennagh Marsh to the BeGOOD EIE team for their student placement. If you are interested in learning more about our placement programme, click here. Lamis Hamdi Lamis is a second-year medical student at Oxford University, and excited to get started this summer on NEUROSEC’s project on the ethics of predictive genetic… Read more »

Welcome to BeGOOD’s new Work Experience Student

This week Samantha began a week-long work experience programme on the BeGOOD Citizens Project at the University of Oxford. She is focusing on Digital Diaries including recruitment to the study and learning about the wider research of Neuroscience, Ethics & Society.  For more information about the BeGOOD project, click here. Samantha is studying the European Baccalaureate,… Read more »

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 »