Past Seminar Series

From Twilight to Breaking Dawn? Best Interests in Medical Ethics & Law, by Professor Richard Huxtable, Professor of Medical Ethics and Law, University of Bristol (13th June 2016 at 5pm, University of Liverpool Foresight Centre).


Seminar series 2015-2016

Seminar 1: Professor Jose Miola, 'University of Leicester Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill' (11th February 2016 at 2pm, Eleanor Rathbone Building, Hearnshaw Lecture Theatre).

Seminar 2: Mr Joseph Savirimuthu, 'Wearable Technologies, Social Media and Health Information: What We Need To Understand about Consent Under Data Protection Law' (17th March 2016 at 3pm, Rendall Building, Lecture Theatre 3).

Seminar 3: Professor Rachael Mulheron, 'Therapeutic Privilege' (21st April 2016 at 2pm, Rendall Building, Lecture Theatre 3).

Seminar 4: Dr Amel Alghrani, 'Womb Transplants: Does Providing Uterus Transplants to Transgender Women Raise Any Special Ethical Issues?' (5th May 2016 at 2pm, Rendall Building, Lecture Theatre 3).


Seminar Series 2014-2015

Amber Dar ran a series of six lunchtime seminars were held in October 2014 – May 2015. The seminars focussed on the theme of ‘Regulating Decision-Making about Children’s Health’. A cross-cutting theme was parental authority in child healthcare decision-making in view of children’s autonomy and children’s rights. All themes were addressed bearing in mind the aim to explore how pervasive health inequalities might be identified and addressed by adopting a more persuasive children’s rights-based approach.

Seminar 1: Dr Mark Turner, ‘Do children have a right to receive appropriate medicines?’ (Tuesday 21st October 2014, 2.00pm, South Campus Teaching Hub, Lecture Theatre 1)

Seminar 2: Dr Barry Lyons, 'Medical interventions in children with gender dysphoria' (Tuesday 25th November 2014, 2.00pm, South Campus Teaching Hub, Lecture Theatre 1).

Seminar 3: Dr May Ng, ‘Clinical research in infants: legal/ethical aspects, consent and best interest’ (Monday 8th December 2014, 2.00pm, University of Liverpool, Management School, Seminar Room 3).

Seminar 4: Dr Emma Cave, 'Young People with Mental Disorder - Is the Law Fit for Purpose?' (Tuesday 21 April, at 2.00pm, South Campus Teaching Hub, Lecture Theatre 3).

Seminar 5: Dr Aisling Parkes, 'Listening to Children and Young People in Healthcare Settings – An International Legal Perspective' (Thursday 23 April, at 2.00pm, South Campus Teaching Hub, Lecture Theatre 3).

Seminar 6: Dr Lucy Frith, ‘Gamete donors, recipients and offspring: what do people want to know?’ (Tuesday 19 May 2015, 2.00pm, South Campus Teaching Hub, Lecture Theatre 3).