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Latest news from the UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator.

News & Events Commissioning calls

Hopkins Van Mil / UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator – Pandemic ethics: a public dialogue. The ethical and societal considerations of Covid-19, Covid-19 recovery, and future pandemics.

Workstreams: Public values, transparency and governance

HVM_UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator_Report

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News & Events Press release

Conference: The proper place and visibility of value judgments in public health policy and practice

Workstreams: Public health and health inequalities

Monday 23rd May, 11am-2pm The UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator is hosting a free, online conference to explore, examine, and explain how value judgments did, do, can, and should feature in public decision-making and policy. The event will both allow evaluation...

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News & Events Collaborative Call

UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator / Pandemic and Beyond – Joint Commissioning Call – Policy implications of AHRC-funded ethics and data-handling research during Covid-19: a meta-analysis and review of Covid-19 research from projects in the Pandemic & Beyond portfolio

The UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator and Pandemic and Beyond seek to jointly commission a substantial piece of ethics research from an external academic(s) to support their current inquiries. This piece of work will look at all of the ethics and data-handling research...

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News & Events Press release

New public dialogue identifies priority areas for covid-19 policy making: addressing inequalities, building public trust, and involving the public

A new public dialogue exploring the ethical and social considerations of covid-19 has found that addressing the societal inequalities worsened by the pandemic, building trust and transparency into government policies, and involving the public more in policy making are key...

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News & Events Collaborative Call

Collaborative Calls

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News & Events Newsletter

June 2021 Newsletter

This second edition of the bimonthly UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator newsletter highlights our recent outputs and plans for the coming weeks. Our recent work The Accelerator collaborative has produced numerous outputs over the last two months including Rapid Ethics Reviews,...

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News & Events Blog & Opinion Piece

Blog post: 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...

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News & Events Articles

UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator Advisory Board

The Accelerator has established an Advisory Board whose role is to: support expansion of the Accelerator’s network nationally and internationally; help expand our reach, impact and relevance, particularly in policy and wider society; identify and facilitate new relationships to people...

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‘Need beyond covid: Addressing the backlog for medical care in the NHS’ – research commissioning call

The UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator is putting out a research commissioning call entitled ‘Need beyond covid: Addressing the backlog for medical care in the NHS’ under its Prioritisation theme. A brief summary of the call topic is below, and more detailed information can...

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News & Events Press release

Living and dying with covid-19 – an ethical perspective is vital – Press Release

With the worst of the pandemic behind us, even as our country starts to return to normal life, challenging ethical questions remain. How should we evaluate the decisions that were made in the first waves of the covid-19 pandemic? What...

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