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Prime Minister’s dementia pledge echoes Council recommendations

28 March 2012

The Prime Minister has pledged to deliver major improvements in dementia care and research by 2015, echoing recommendations made by the Nuffield Council’s 2009 report Dementia: ethical issues.

Should children be told they were donor-conceived?

Press Release

21 March 2012

Is the decision to tell children they were conceived using donor eggs or sperm a private matter for the family, or is this information so important that health and social care professionals should get involved? The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has today launched a call for people’s views on this and other ethical questions related to information about donor conception.

Job vacancy: Project Leader

14 March 2012

The Council is looking to recruit a Project Leader to complete the production of a project exploring the ethical issues raised by novel neurotechnologies that intervene in the brain.

The Project Leader will undertake research, prepare, organise and support meetings of a Working Party and prepare the final report for publication, working with a wide range of academics, professionals and policy-makers.

Please see the job opportunities page for full details of the post, and how to apply.

Ethics body seeks views on new wave of brain technologies

Press Release

1 March 2012

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics today launched a consultation on the ethics of new types of technologies and devices that ‘intervene’ in the brain, such as brain-computer interfaces, deep brain stimulation, and neural stem cell therapy.