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Social license and ethical perspectives on body donation and posthumous healthcare information donation

A postgraduate research opportunity at the University of Otago.

Details

Close date
Thursday, 11 June 2020
Academic background
Sciences, Humanities, Health Sciences
Host campus
Dunedin
Qualifications
PhD, Master’s, Honours
Supervisor
Dr Jon Cornwall

Overview

A research opportunity exists in relation to the use of posthumous human assets in education, research, and healthcare.  This could involve exploration focused on  either body donation or posthumous healthcare information donation, focusing on ethical issues or social license perspectives surrounding the utility of these different elements.  The precise topic can be discussed and negotiated with the primary supervisor, Dr Jon Cornwall, who is a leading international expert on ethical issues surrounding posthumous assets and emerging technologies.  Enquiries welcome.

Contact

Jon Cornwall
Email   jon.cornwall@otago.ac.nz