Our outputs include rapid research reviews, commentaries and policy guidance, as well as commissioned research, consultation responses and stakeholder engagement. A selection of recent UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator outputs follow.
The Accelerator offers a diversity of intellectual views and analysis. All branded outputs have been peer reviewed before publication.
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...View content
Response to UK Parliament’s Treasury Committee consultation – An equal recovery. By the Public health and health inequalities workstream
This is a response by the Public health and health inequalities workstream to the UK Parliament’s Treasury Committee’s consultation, 'An equal recovery', looking at how different forms of inequality have been experienced by different demographics during covid-19.
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.
A-levels 2021: understanding grade inflation and fairness
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.View content
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Response to NHSX Data Saves Lives Consultation
The Accelerator’s Data use workstream response to the NHSX Data Saves Lives Consultation
Pandemic Public Engagement Tracker
This page from the Accelerator’s public values, transparency and governance work stream tracks studies and projects involving public engagement and covid-19.View content
Should covid vaccines be compulsory for care home staff? Experts debate
In this blog for the Conversation colleagues Dominic Wilkinson and Julian Savulescu argue for and against compulsory vaccination of care home staff.View contentlaunch
The Values of Life, Liberty, and the Law: A Tale of Two (As)Sumptions | Journal of Medical Ethics blog (bmj.com)
In this blog accompanying his article in the Journal of Medical Ethics, John Coggon argues that Lord Sumption's apparent inconsistencies in his positions are not clearly reconcilable, and invite critical analysis of his impacts on health law and policy.View contentlaunch