Anscombe Bioethics Centre Q&A Panel Event

Panel Event Registration Form

Our first Anscombe Question and Answer Session will take place on Thursday 21 July from 7-8pm! This will be a Zoom event and the session will include questions on:

  • The Battersbee case (‘Are the UK criteria for diagnosing death sufficient for moral certainty?’; ‘How do we decide when it is ethical to withdraw or refuse treatment?’)
  • Roe v Wade (‘What are the possible implications of this event for the UK?’)
  • The current view regarding COVID vaccines (Is the pandemic over?)
  • Assisted suicide (‘Should we accept that legalisation is inevitable?’)

If you would like to attend at 7pm on Thursday 21 July, please fill in this Google Form!

The expert panel will consist of:

  • Prof David Albert Jones, Director of the Anscombe Bioethics Centre. He is also Professor of Bioethics at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, Research Fellow at Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford and Vice-Chair, Ministry of Defence Research Ethics Committee.
  • Dr Pia Matthews, Senior Lecturer on the MA Bioethics and Medical Law at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, a faculty member of Mater Ecclesiae College, and Director of Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development at Allen Hall Seminary Chelsea. She is a Governor of the Anscombe Bioethics Centre.
  • Dr Gavin Jarvis, Associate Professor of Analytical Pharmacology at the School of Medicine, University of Sunderland. He is a Governor of the Anscombe Bioethics Centre.
  • Dr Chris Wojtulewicz, Education and Research Officer at the Anscombe Bioethics Centre. He is a Research Fellow of Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford, a Fellow of the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Platonism, and a Free Research Associate at KU Leuven.

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