Registration – PGBC 2013: Bioethics in Law and Public Policy

PGBC27th Annual Postgraduate Bioethics Conference

22-24 May 2013, King’s College London

The convenors of the 7th annual Postgraduate Bioethics Conference invite postgraduate students working in any area of bioethics to register for this year’s conference, which will take place on 22-24 May 2013 at King’s College London.

As well as eight sessions of papers exploring the law and/or policy dimensions of bioethics scholarship, the conference will feature keynote addresses from Allen Buchanan (Duke), Jonathan Glover (KCL), Emily Jackson (LSE), John Coggon (Southampton) and James Wilson (UCL). In addition, workshops on interdisciplinary bioethics scholarship will be taken by Rosamund Scott (KCL), Stephen Wilkinson (Lancaster), John Coggon and James Wilson. A session on applying for research funding will feature Tom Douglas (Oxford) and representatives from a funding body (tbc). Finally, Mark Sheehan (Oxford) and Tom Douglas will be giving a session on publishing in journals in their capacity as Assistant Editors of the Journal of Medical Ethics.

Registration is free and on a first-come, first-served basis via or Please note that you must be a registered MPhil/PhD student in a relevant discipline; please use your institutional email address. Limited places remain!

More information on PGBC 2013 is available at, including the conference programme and abstract book. We are also on twitter (@pgbc2013) and facebook ( Please contact us via social media or email ( with any questions.

PGBC 2013 gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Society for Applied Philosophy, the Wellcome Trust and the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London.


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