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The UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator is a UKRI-funded partnership between the Universities of Oxford, Bristol, Edinburgh, University College London, and the Nuffield Council on Bioethics.

Professor Ilina Singh is the Principal Investigator. The project’s Co-Investigators are:

  • University of Oxford: Professors Dominic Wilkinson and Julian Savulescu 
  • University of Bristol: Professor John Coggon
  • University of Edinburgh: Dr Sarah Chan and Professor Sarah Cunningham-Burley
  • University College London: Dr Melanie Smallman and Professor James Wilson 
  • Nuffield Council on Bioethics: Hugh Whittall

Early Career Researchers support the Co-Investigators in delivering the different workstreams.

Principal Investigator

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Ilina Singh

Professor of Neuroscience & Society

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Co-Investigators

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Sarah Chan

Reader in Bioethics

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John Coggon

Professor of Law

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Sarah Cunningham-Burley

Professor of Medical and Family Sociology

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Julian Savulescu

Ethicist and moral philosopher

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Melanie Smallman

Associate Professor in Science and Technology Studies

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Hugh Whittall

Director of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics

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James Wilson

Professor of Philosophy

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Dominic Wilkinson

Professor of Medical Ethics

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Early Career Researchers

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Cian O’Donovan

Research Fellow

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Alex McKeown

Research Fellow

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Jonathan Pugh

Senior Research Fellow

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Jamie Webb

PhD student

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Beth Wangarĩ Kamunge

Senior Research Associate

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Kevin De Sabbata

Teaching Associate

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Communications and Administration

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Jade Rawling

Office administrator

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Valerie West

Project Manager

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