Staff are available for consultation, particularly on matters relating to their research interests.
Associate Professor Lynley Anderson Head of Department and Associate Professor
Ethics in sports medicine, reproductive ethics, clinical bioethics, professional development, codes of ethics.
Office drop-in time: Wednesday 9am–10am.
Tel 64 3 471 6132
Dr Angela Ballantyne Senior Lecturer
Global health policy and justice, ethical frameworks in research, genetics and ethics.
Tel 64 4 918 5090
Sandy Elkin Professional Practice Fellow
Ethics in clinical practice for non-medical health professionals, the interface between law and ethics and the relevance of medical law for clinicians, ethics in pharmacy.
Tel 64 3 471 6128
Professor Grant Gillett Professor
Bioethics, neuroethics, philosophy of psychiatry, post-structuralist philosophy.
Office drop-in time: Wednesday 4pm–5pm.
Tel 64 3 471 6127
Dr Nikki Kerruish Honorary Senior Lecturer
Paediatric bioethics, ethics and genetics, antenatal and newborn screening, clinical bioethics.
Dr Mike King Senior Lecturer - On Research and Study Leave Semester One, 2018.
Animal and environmental ethics, scientific responsibility, ethics of assisted reproductive technologies.
Tel 64 3 471 6130
Professor John McMillan Professor
Prioritisation, reproductive ethics, the philosophy and ethics of mental health, research ethics, methods of bioethics.
Tel 64 3 471 6135
Professor Jing-Bao Nie Professor
Cross-cultural and international bioethics, medical ethics in China / Asia.
Office drop-in time: Thursday 9am–10am.
Tel 64 3 471 6129
Associate Professor Neil Pickering Associate Professor
Philosophy and ethics of mental health, medical humanities (particularly the use of literature in ethics teaching), alternative medicine, cultural issues in bioethics, environmental ethics.
Tel 64 3 471 6126
Dr Jeanne Snelling Research Fellow
Medical law, human reproduction (particularly selective reproduction), genetics, and law.
Tel 64 3471 6123
Dr Cindy Towns Honorary Senior Lecturer
Bioethics, health policy, general medicine, and geriatrics.
Dr Simon Walker Lecturer
Moral philosophy, the nature of value, meaning, suffering, end of life care.
Office drop-in time: Wednesday 1.00-2.00pm.
Tel 64 3 471 6124
Dr Janine Winters Senior Lecturer
End of life ethical issues for both adults and children, high stakes decision making for children.
Tel 64 3 4716131