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The Ethox Centre aims to improve ethical standards in healthcare practice and in medical research. It does this through education, research, and the provision of ethics support to health professionals and medical researchers. The Centre aims in all its activities to be close to practice and seeks to engage with ethical issues faced by real world actors in real world settings. One implication of this is that the Centre places particular value on approaches bringing together empirical research with rigorous ethical analysis.

The Centre’s research activities focus on four areas:

The Ethox Centre has a rich research culture including visiting researchers, research seminars and on-going collaborative writing groups on a wide range of topics.

News, Events and Opportunities

  • Ethox Blog

    Each week, a member of the Ethox Centre team or an invited contributor presents a short commentary on an ethics-related story in the news with the aim of promoting discussion of the ethical dimensions of current developments in healthcare practice and policy, or in medical research. Links to all previous blogs are at the bottom of the page. This week's blog is on:

  • Visiting Scholarships and Bursaries
  • Talks and Seminars
  • Ethox News