Friday, 25 May 2018 3:21pm
A citizens’ jury on whether or not to legalise euthanasia and assisted dying in New Zealand resulted in two thirds of jurors supporting and one third opposing a law change.
Tuesday, 5 September 2017 2:23pm
Having a baby may never be the same again as increasingly sophisticated genetic testing is likely to raise thorny ethical issues, according to a new report.
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 2:25pm
Seventeen leading academics from across the University of Otago’s Dunedin, Christchurch, and Wellington campuses are being promoted to full professor.
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 2:38pm
Senior lecturers in bioethics, and obstetrics and gynaecology at the University of Otago have called for a free, universal LARC (long-acting reversible contraceptive) programme to be made available to teens before they become sexually active.
Tuesday, 9 December 2014 11:48am
Better and Better and Better? A Legal and Ethical Analysis of Preventive Detention in New Zealand
Friday, 28 March 2014 11:46am
John McMillan interviewed on water fluoridation
Thursday, 19 September 2013 2:35pm
In the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle remarks "Our account will be adequate if its clarity is in line with the subject matter, because the same degree of precision is not to be sought in all discussion . . . it is a mark of an educated person to look in each area for only that degree of accuracy that the nature of the subject permits."
Friday, 28 June 2013 3:07pm
John Hughlings Jackson, who is regarded by many as the father of British neurology, published his Croonian lectures on the evolution and dissolution of the nervous system in The Lancet in 1884.
Monday, 1 October 2012 11:06am
The Otago Bioethics Centre is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Three symposia and a series of public lectures have been organised to mark the milestone.