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Career - Philosophy - 11.05.2016
Statement of support for the London Anti-Corruption Summit
Statement of support for the London Anti-Corruption Summit
The UCL Centre for Ethics and Law ('CEL') is delighted to endorse and release the following statement in support of the London Anti-Corruption Summit by leading professional services organisations, reflecting their commitment to tackling corruption in the global economy.

Philosophy - Event - 29.04.2016
Der
Der "Herr der Ringe" der Chemie
Shedding new light on the nature of human experience by combining phenomenology, emotion theory, and psychiatry - this distinctive approach has led Matthew Ratcliffe to exceptional research results.

Social Sciences - Philosophy - 28.04.2016
Is physician-assisted suicide ethical?
Is physician-assisted suicide ethical?
California recently joined Oregon, Washington, Vermont and Montana in legalizing physician-assisted suicide.

Law - Philosophy - 26.04.2016
Paper: Contract law can be a mechanism of empowerment
Paper: Contract law can be a mechanism of empowerment
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new paper by a University of Illinois legal scholar offers a novel interpretation of contract law. The theory, dubbed "contract as empowerment," can help adjudicate contemporary debates over the proper shape of the law that governs many different markets - from those in consumer goods to labor, finance, credit and mortgages, among many others, said Robin B. Kar , a University of Illinois professor of law and of philosophy.

Philosophy - 15.04.2016

Health - Philosophy - 13.04.2016
Alex John London Appointed to National Committee on Ebola Research
By Shilo Rea / 412-268-6094 / shilo [a] cmu (p) edu Alex John London, an acclaimed bioethicist at Carnegie Mellon University, has been appointed to the Committee on Clinical Trials During the 2014-15 Ebola Outbreak by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

Physics - Philosophy - 12.04.2016
Renowned physicist to examine nature’s moral code
The ideas of physicist Nima Arkani-Hamed have revolutionized the field of particle theory over the last decade.

Philosophy - Career - 12.04.2016
How our employment status affects our morals around money
Becoming unemployed changes people's morals around the distribution of money, says a new study from The University of Nottingham. Understanding how becoming unemployed affects people's reasoning is important. Unemployment and the poverty it causes are associated with depression, anxiety, stress, low well-being and self-esteem.

Philosophy - 08.04.2016
Do the right thing: Moral sticklers seen as more trustworthy
Would you kill an innocent person to save five others? If, like most people, you said no, it may be because following moral rules such as "don't kill innocent people" sends a powerful social signal that you are trustworthy. New research suggests people perceive those who hold fast to these moral rules - even when breaking them might lead to better overall consequences - as more trustworthy and valued social partners than those who would be willing to override the rules for the sake of the greater good.

Philosophy - 06.04.2016
Philosophy’s Chignell edits book on ethical eating
"Everyone is talking about food. Chefs and food critics have become celebrities.

Philosophy - Psychology - 06.04.2016
Study helps explain why we favour a black and white approach to morality
Would you kill one innocent person to save five? Choose your answer wisely: your popularity may depend on it. New research from Oxford University shows people gauge others' trustworthiness based on their moral judgements. The findings can help explain why snap judgements about morality tend to be based on a set of absolute moral rules (such as 'don't kill innocent people'), even if we might make different decisions when given more time.

Philosophy - 06.04.2016
War, peace and the Welsh Baccalaureate
An exciting new initiative which aims to complement schools' Welsh Baccalaureate studies on global citizenship has been piloted by the University.

Philosophy - 05.04.2016
Will babies ’deal with the devil’? Only when price is right
Turns out everyone does have a price - even babies. Babies as young as 12 months will take a smaller offering from a Good Samaritan than a larger one from a wrongdoer. However, children are much more willing to "do business" with the bad guy when their offer is substantially higher than the do-gooder's, a new study published in the journal Cognition shows.

History / Archeology - Philosophy - 30.03.2016
Australian history at UQ
Statement from Associate Professor Jon Willis, Director and Manager of Academic Programs, UQ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit: The University of Queensland does not have an official

Philosophy - Life Sciences - 24.03.2016
Harmonizing ethics review for international research
Genomic research holds great potential to advance human health and medicine. But for the millions of data points now being collected through large-scale sequencing efforts to be truly valuable, they must be analyzed in aggregate and shared across institutions and jurisdictions.

Health - Philosophy - 24.03.2016
Professor Penney Lewis appointed to the Human Tissue Authority
Professor Penney Lewis of The Dickson Poon School of Law , King's College London has today been appointed as an Authority Member to the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) by the Secretary of State for Health.

Philosophy - Environment - 22.03.2016
Design for Life
A Lancaster University-based designer is exhibiting his work at Brantwood, the former home of John Ruskin in Coniston, this spring.

Philosophy - Health - 11.03.2016
Ask an Ethicist: Is it wrong to ask my son about his combat service?
In partnership with the Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State Today's feature column, "Ask an Ethicist," aims to shed light on ethical questions from our readers.

Philosophy - Religions - 10.03.2016
Hindu-Christian study earns Professor top honour
A Lancaster University Professor has been commended for his book which brings Indian and Western religious and philosophical ideas together.

Philosophy - Economics / Business - 10.03.2016
Leaders can avoid whistleblower penalty
ANN ARBOR-Employees who expose unethical behavior in organizations often face retaliation for speaking up. But company leaders who blow the whistle on such activity are less likely to be sanctioned, University of Michigan researchers say. In fact, in some cases, leaders can even be ostracized if they don't speak up, they say.

Philosophy - Health - 28.02.2016
The Professors' Collegium:
The Professors’ Collegium: "We should have an atmosphere guided by ethics"
THREE QUESTIONS TO. Nancy Pedersen, professor at the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and one of the arrangers of a meeting for the Professors' Collegium, a discussion forum for all of KI's professors, on 22 February.

Health - Philosophy - 22.02.2016
Investigations and other measures related to Macchiarini case
Following the relevations concerning the researcher and surgeon Paolo Macchiarini's actions, a number of investigations and other measures have been initiated. ....at Karolinska Institutet The inquiry into scientific misconduct is being reopened. Following fresh information, including new details about the first patient, whose case forms the bases of some of Paolo Macchiarini's articles, KI intends to reopen the inquiry into scientific misconduct.

Administration - Philosophy - 18.02.2016
Research Councils UK
The University has received a top rating from Research Councils UK (RCUK) for its expenditure in relation to research grants, fellowships and doctoral training grants as well as ethics in Research.

Philosophy - 18.02.2016
Would you take a bullet?
How likely are you to take a bullet for somebody? University of Queensland researchers have helped develop a way of predicting the strength of your convictions.

Art and Design - Philosophy - 16.02.2016
Humanities faculty to tackle ’Big Ideas’
The College of Arts and Sciences' new home in Klarman Hall will host a series of "Big Ideas" panels as part of its New Century for the Humanities celebration.

Philosophy - Electroengineering - 15.02.2016
Shaping tomorrow’s smart machines: Q&A with bioethicist Wendell Wallach
As intelligent machines continue to make their way into all sectors of society, a growing number of scientists, ethicists, policymakers, and business executives are converging on the idea that more thought must be given to underlying issues of machines and morality.

Philosophy - 10.02.2016
Compliance cannot compel ethical behavior
ANN ARBOR-Corporate ethics compliance programs have flourished since the federal government gave companies that established one a break on fines and penalties in 1991.

Philosophy - Career - 02.02.2016
Trustees approve new standard and process for divestment consideration
On Jan. 29, the Cornell University Board of Trustees approved a standard that will guide its decisions on divesting university funds for socially responsible reasons.

Linguistics / Literature - Philosophy - 25.01.2016
26 January: Science Slam in the ARGEkultur
26 January: Science Slam in the ARGEkultur
Science and research made understandable in six minutes with creative help aids and performers but no projector, as in the courses.

Linguistics / Literature - Philosophy - 24.01.2016
27 January: Restitution of Graphics to the Archabbey St. Peter's Monastery
27 January: Restitution of Graphics to the Archabbey St. Peter’s Monastery
Wednesday, 27 January, 2016, 14:30,University Library, Salzburg Die Universitätsbibliothek der Salzburger Paris-Lodron-Universität restituiert 55 Grafiken an die Erzabtei Stift St. Peter, darunter eine Spielkarte aus dem 16.Jahrhundert.

Linguistics / Literature - Philosophy - 21.01.2016

Philosophy - Event - 20.01.2016
University experts share their expertise with global leaders at the World Economic Forum
Academics from the University of Sheffield will share their expertise with the global elite at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week (Wednesday 20 January to Saturday 23 January 2016).

Philosophy - Event - 20.01.2016
Comment: What philosophy can tell Davos about educating for a better future
Professor Angie Hobbs, Professor of the Public Understanding of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield, is discussing the role that philosophy can play in addressing current global challenges at the World Economic Forum in Davos (20-23 January 2016).

Philosophy - 14.01.2016
Scientists call for more open research practices through peer review
Scientists call for more open research practices through peer review
Peer reviewers should provide complete reviews only for scientific papers that share data and materials, or where the authors explain why sharing is impossible, an international group of scientists,

Social Sciences - Philosophy - 05.01.2016
How the market for human organs is destroying lives
In December, Turkish authorities detained a man accused of recruiting desperate Syrian refugees to sell kidneys in exchange for legal protection.

Philosophy - Career - 17.12.2015
'Moral' anger is a force for good at work
’Moral’ anger is a force for good at work
Employers should embrace anger among employees for the vital role it plays in sustaining a just and fair workplace, according to a University of Liverpool academic.

Religions - Philosophy - 08.12.2015
Culture wars, Christianity at heart of UW political scientist Mark Smith's book 'Secular Faith'
Culture wars, Christianity at heart of UW political scientist Mark Smith’s book ’Secular Faith’
Mark A. Smith is a University of Washington professor of political science and adjunct professor of comparative religion.

Philosophy - Linguistics / Literature - 04.12.2015
Stanford’s Philosophy Department trains leaders, thinkers
Knowledge Commons: Stanford's Tanner Philosophy Library, above, is a departmental library open to all members of the Stanford community.

History / Archeology - Philosophy - 04.12.2015
Opinion: Frankenstein or Krampus? What our monsters say about us
Natalie Lawrence (Department of History and Philosophy of Science) discusses the history of monsters, and what they say about the people who invent them.

Philosophy - 03.12.2015
Generation Y struggling for job security
It can take young people up to a decade to secure a stable and meaningful job after leaving secondary school, according to Australia's most comprehensive youth trends study, the  Life Patterns  project.

Philosophy - Social Sciences - 01.12.2015
Why Canada should accept 100,000 refugees and help "knock ISIS off its pedestal"
The number has been in the news for weeks: 25,000. But a country as large and rich as Canada could easily resettle 100,000 Syrian refugees over the next two or three years, Professor Randall Hansen says.

Law - Philosophy - 26.11.2015
Expert comment - Military action in Syria
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Philosophy - 26.11.2015
UQ launches free online philosophy and English courses
UQ launches free online philosophy and English courses
Students around the world preparing for English proficiency testing now have access to a new online course offered by The University of Queensland.

Pedagogy - Philosophy - 25.11.2015
Q&A: Philosopher Candace Vogler on virtue, happiness and the meaning of life
In an unassuming office on the fourth floor of Wieboldt Hall, Prof. Candace Vogler is working to answer some of the most vexing problems of human existence: Why are some people happy, and others not?

Philosophy - Economics / Business - 19.11.2015
Academic advises on ethics for regulators
Academic advises on ethics for regulators
Professor Ania Zalewska has taken part in an expert roundtable discussion on the ethical standards of regulators, organised by the Committee on Standards in Public Life (CSPL).

Philosophy - Environment - 13.11.2015
Good thinking
Good thinking
Famous philosophers are often depicted as taking up the subject for reasons that, in retrospect, seem obvious.

Social Sciences - Philosophy - 30.10.2015
Opinion: How free are we really?
Priyamvada Gopal (Faculty of English) discusses freedom as a practice rather than a value to be worshipped.

Art and Design - Philosophy - 30.10.2015
Spooky Research: Faculty Experts Explore Halloween Topics
Even when it's not Halloween, scholars from the College of Liberal Arts are studying ghostly folklore, the science of superstition and making sense of the unknown.