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Upcoming events

 
 
 

Bioethics Seminar | Beyond safety: Ethical issues in gene editing

Thursday, 21 September 2017 at 1:00pm - Bioethics Seminar Room, Level one, 71 Frederick Street (entry on Frederick Street. Also video-linked Christchurch and Wellington Campus.

How safe and effective are new gene editing tools and what are some of the moral concerns that have have been raised in response to them? What place do these concerns have in public deliberation and science policy?

25 Sep September

Bioethics Seminar: Challenging the role of conscientious objection in medicine

Monday, 25 September 2017 at 1:00pm - Bioethics Seminar Room, Level one, 71 Frederick Street (entry on Frederick Street).  Also video-linked to Christchurch and Wellington campus.

Angela Ballantyne presents cases of potential conscientious objection to help refine a definition, ensure consistency, and to avoid discrimination. 

28 Sep September

Toxins from Tāne: Karakin and tutin in New Zealand foods

Thursday, 28 September 2017 at 1:00pm - Room 308, 3rd Floor Adams Building, 18 Frederick Street
Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology seminar presented by Dr Nigel Perry, Director of Plant & Food Research, Department of Chemistry

29 Sep September

Future Streets and future NZ transport policy

Friday, 29 September 2017 at 12:30pm - University of Otago, Wellington | 23a Mein Street, Newtown | Level D
A public health lunchtime seminar from the University of Otago, Wellington. Presented by Alexandra MacMillan

05 Oct October

Online mindfulness intervention in residential colleges

Thursday, 5 October 2017 at 12:10pm - Room 033/036, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Ground Floor, Adams Building, 18 Frederick Street, Dunedin
Public Health Seminar delivered by Dr Shyamala Nada-Raja