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Latest news from the UK Pandemic 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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Conference on Value Judgments in Public Health Emergencies

Workstreams: Public health and health inequalities

On 23rd May 2022 the UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator hosted an event bringing together experts from a range of fields and sectors to discuss how value judgments did, can, and should feature in public decision-making and policy. The aim of...

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Ethics at Westminster: A workshop on public values and the pandemic

Workstreams: Public values, transparency and governance

On 18th May we brought together Parliamentarians, policymakers, and academics at the House of Commons to discuss how to bring ethical thinking and debate into public policy on pandemic recovery and preparedness, and how to involve the public in such...

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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 hosted 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 full video recording of the event...

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News & Events Public dialogue

Hopkins Van Mil / UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator – Pandemic ethics: a public dialogue

Workstreams: Public values, transparency and governance

This public dialogue explores the ethical and societal considerations of Covid-19, Covid-19 recovery, and future pandemics. View the report or download below: HVM_UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator_Report

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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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