CfA: Research Ethics: Current Challenges in Preclinical, Clinical Public Health Research

If you haven’t made plans for the summer already, check out this call for abstracts for an international conference on research ethics in Hannover. Should be great fun! Experts include Jonathan Kimmelmann, Roger Brownsword, Nils Hoppe, and myself.

26-30 August, 2013, Hannover (Germany)

International conference for young scholars

Research Ethics: Current Challenges in Preclinical, Clinical and Public Health Research.

The German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) sponsors a five-day interdisciplinary conference that takes up innovative and practice-oriented questions of all fields of research ethics from 15 young scholars (PhD-students and post-docs). The conference includes four meet-the-expert workshops (see below).

The conference is open to scholars (i) from the fields of biomedicine, clinical research, nursing science, public health and other disciplines directly involved in these fields of research, and (ii) from the fields of biomedical ethics, philosophy, law, social sciences and other disciplines involved in research about ethical, legal and social issues concerning preclinical/clinical/public health research.

Deadline for Abstracts: April 15, 2013. Send your application to

Further information here