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Professor Daniel Wikler, Harvard University


The Brocher Foundation is a Swiss non-profit private foundation  recognized of public interest. Your donations are tax deductible according to the regulations in force.


February 5, 2019

Visiting Researchers Presentations

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09h30: Chadwick Ruth, Cardiff University, Professor Emerita, Bioethics – Medical ethics

  • Skin ethics

09h50: Henwood Flis, University of Brighton, Professor of Social Informatics - Sociology & Marent Benjamin, School of Applied Social Science, University of Brighton, Research Fellow

  • Digital Health: Sociological Perspectives

10h10: Lee See-Muah, Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Dr - Bioethics - Medical ethics

  • The Ethical, Legal and Moral dimensions of Tele-palliative Care

10h30: McClelland Alexander, Concordia University, PhD student, Doctor of Philosophy Department of Humanities, Interdisciplinary Centre on Culture and Society - Sociology

  • Pharmaco-legal governance of HIV: From high-impact prevention to the criminalization of transmission, non-disclosure and exposure


10h50 - 11h05: coffee break


11h05: Pillinger Mara, George Washington University, PhD Candidate (ABD) - Political science

  • To R&D or Not to R&D: Partnership Priorities for Neglected and Pandemic Disease Control

11h25: Satalkar Priya, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, King's College London Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Science and technology studies

  • Social Translation and Adaptation of Reproductive Technology (START): An interdisciplinary socio-ethical investigation of social egg freezing in urban India

11h45: Schickl Hannah, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg - Research Assistant, PhD Student - Philosophy

  • On the moral consideration of human embryos in vitro with the example of stem cell research and preimplantation genetic diagnosis


12h05 - 13h00 - Buffet lunch served by the Foundation in the Brocher Centre


13h05: Steers Denise, University of Otago - PhD student - Psychology

  • Gender mender, bender or defender- variations in sex development/Intersex in the New Zealand context​

13h25: Temple-Smith Meredith, University of Melbourne - Professor - Medicine

  • Sexual Health for Australians: Actions, Omissions and Achievements


13h45 : End of the presentations

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2019-02-05 - 2019-02-05

Visiting Researchers Presentations

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