The recording of our recent webinar - Ethics in the research response to COVID-19 - is now available online.

View the webinar and a summary of the presentations.

Our first webinar on 3 April attracted almost 600 listeners from 67 countries around the world.

Participants tuned in to hear three international experts discuss how research can be undertaken ethically during the emergency response to COVID-19.

The webinar was chaired by Hugh Whittall, Director of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics and the speakers were:

  • Beatriz da Costa Thomé, a paediatrician based at the Preventive Medicine Department of the Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil. She was a member of the working group that prepared the recent Nuffield Council report on research in global health emergencies. Beatriz co-chairs the WHO working group on ethics and COVID-19.
  • Jeffrey Kahn, Director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics in Baltimore, USA.
  • Sue Tansey is an independent Consultant Pharmaceutical Physician working with small and medium sized companies in the pharmaceutical industry in the UK. Sue is a member of the Council.