Pandemic public engagement: An ethical analysis
This rapid ethics review by Jamie Webb of the Public values, transparency and governance workstream considers a number of examples of public engagement processes conducted during the pandemic so far, and discusses them in relation to three key themes.
A levels 2021: understanding grade inflation, inequalities and data flows during covid-19 assessments
In this review we assess why grade inflation is a risk, and to whom. But our review also finds that other serious issues are also at stake for students.
Making older people visible: solving the denominator problem in care home data
This Rapid Ethics Review highlights the state-of-the-art research on the reasons for the denominator problem in care home data and shows how ethical arguments are critical in helping decision-makers understand the values and issues at play in designing better data...
Immunity certification infrastructures and ethics: Principles and strategies for decision making
Dr Cian O'Donavan, Dr Melanie Smallman and Professor James Wilson, in this Rapid Ethics Review, help us to understand the values at play in the way immunity certification infrastructures might work.
Ethical considerations in unfairness and mitigating social disparities in covid-19 vaccine distribution and uptake in the UK
In this Rapid Ethics Review, Alex McKeown looks at the decisions that must be made about how vaccines should be allocated and distributed.
Government healthy weight strategies: Ethical considerations
In this Rapid Ethics Review, John Coggon explores how ethical arguments help us to understand the values at play in public health framings of an ‘obesity epidemic’.