Month: June 2018

Jemimah S. Thompson1 1The University of Queensland Taking a “wrongful birth” case as impetus for considering the current state of the debate on genetic selection and as a means of highlighting the various ethical intuitions involved, I argue that the...
  • June 15, 2018
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Caitlin Davis1 1Australian National University The disciplines of ethics, science and the law often conflict when it comes to determining the limits and boundaries of embryo research. Under current Australian law and regulations, and in various other jurisdictions, research conducted...
  • June 15, 2018
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Sara Potts1 1James Cook University, Townsville, QLD Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (respectfully referred to hereafter as Indigenous Peoples) have a unique relationship with Country and have responsibilities to care for their particular Country and its heritage. The holistic, communal...
  • June 15, 2018
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Dr Judith Kennedy1 1Consulting Rooms, Manly, Australia Medical practitioners treat patients. They can also make a wider contribution to society through opportunistic use of the treatment episode for activities such as research, teaching or encouraging organ donation. Irrespective of the...
  • June 15, 2018
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Nicole Shepherd1 1University Of Queensland, Herston, Australia In this talk I present an analysis of program designed to support people with serious mental illness to live in the community.  Policy documents and interviews with 95 staff involved in program delivery...
  • June 13, 2018
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Dr John Hopkins1 1Psychological Medicine, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand, , Supported decision-making involves providing support to people whose decision-making ability is impaired, to enable them to make their own decisions wherever possible. Article 12 of the United Nations Convention...
  • June 13, 2018
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Antonia Horst1 1Queensland University Of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia 3D printing in biomedical applications as well as Bioprinting are discussed throughout scientific literature to potentially solve unmet problems in healthcare and even to change healthcare as we know it. The...
  • June 13, 2018
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Evie Kendal1 1Deakin University, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Australia Literature can have great educational impact, particularly with regards to helping readers empathise with people suffering disadvantages they are not themselves familiar with, through depicting relatable characters and sharing their intimate struggles...
  • June 13, 2018
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Prof. Rachel A. Ankeny1, Karina Burns 1University Of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia This paper considers ethical issues relating to the use of native animals as emerging models in contemporary Australian research. Native animals often hold special social and cultural significance both within...
  • June 13, 2018
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A/Prof. David Hunter1 1Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia The National Statement forbids the use of inducements to recruit research participants, but allows the appropriate compensation of participants for the time, inconvenience and out of pocket expenses involved in participating. One form...
  • June 13, 2018
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