Public engagement on assisted dying

Public dialogue

Current project

A public engagement project to explore people's views on assisted dying in England.

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Advisory Board

Our assisted dying public engagement project is being overseen by an Advisory Board comprised of Council members and external experts in a variety of backgrounds including technical expertise and knowledge in public engagement and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The Board’s role is to give impartial, informed advice on the project process and planning.

Chair: Anne Kerr

Professor of Science & Technology Studies and Head of School of Social & Political Sciences, University of Glasgow; Member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics

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Clare Chambers

Professor of Political Philosophy, University of Cambridge; Member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics

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Sarah Cunningham-Burley

Professor of Medical & Family Sociology / Dean of Molecular, Genetic & Population Health Sciences, The University of Edinburgh; Member and Chair-elect (January 2024) of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics

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Suzanne Hall

Director of Engagement, The Policy Institute, King’s College London

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Rachel Lopata MBE

Freelance researcher

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Malcolm Oswald

Director, Citizen’ Juries c.i.c; Honorary Research Fellow in Law, University of Manchester

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Michael Reiss

Professor of Science Education, Institute of Education, University College London; Member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics

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Holly Rogers

Head of Engagement, Academy of Medical Sciences

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Selena Stellman

General Practitioner; Member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics

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