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UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator – Reflections from the Data Use workstream

Workstreams: Data use

In this blog, Melanie Smallman, James Wilson, and Cian O'Donovan, who led the Data Use workstream, reflect on its work for the Ethics Accelerator

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UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator – Reflections from the Prioritisation workstream

Workstreams: Prioritisation

In this blog, Dominic Wilkinson, Julian Savulescu and Jonathan Pugh, who led the prioritisation workstream, reflect on its work for the Ethics Accelerator

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Building the Ethics Accelerator – Prof. Ilina Singh, Principal Investigator

Professor Ilina Singh is the Principal Investigator of the UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator. She is a Professor of Neuroscience & Society in the Department of Psychiatry and has been Co-Director of the Wellcome Centre for Ethics & Humanities at the...

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Covid-19 and the loss of disability rights: A view from the inside

Workstreams: Public health and health inequalities

By Abigail Pearson in collaboration with Kevin De Sabbata, Laura Pritchard-Jones, and Anthony Wrigley On23rd March 2020, the prime minister, Boris Johnson, announced the first Covid lockdown. This measure was frustrating for many citizens; yet, for people with disabilities, it...

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Pandemic ethics public dialogue launch: why we did it, what we learned, and what we plan to do next.

This week sees the publication of a report detailing a public dialogue which explored the ethical values underlying people’s responses to the covid-19 pandemic. The report was commissioned by the UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator, and conducted by Hopkins Van Mil. Whilst...

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A-levels 2021: understanding grade inflation and fairness

Workstreams: Data use

This blog by Ruchi Sharma and Cian O’Donovan explains how A-levels have been graded in 2021 and shows what this means for how we can understand grade inflation and broader issues of fairness in the exam system.

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Public engagement in a healthcare crisis: lessons from Ebola for covid-19 and the pandemics to come

By Jamie Webb The Overseas Development Institute described the 2014–16 Ebola outbreak as an ‘epidemic of mistrust: the flame of a virus hitting the tinder of suspicion.’ Local communities, sceptical of the motivations of foreign organisations and governments following a...

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