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Award: 2019 Paul Wainwright Postgraduate Nursing Ethics Student Essay Prize goes to Christopher Poppe

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ESHG Poster Award 2019

European Human Genetics Conference Gothenburg, Sweden. Poster Award 2019. For the conference poster “Most issues covered but not in their full complexity: a newspaper content analysis of ethical issues in predictive genetic testing”:...

New publication: Quantitative Ratings and Narrative Comments on Swiss Physician Rating Websites: Frequency Analysis

By Dr. Stuart Mc Lennan
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Award: Prix de thèse Aix-Marseille Université 2018 for Eloïse Gennet and her thesis on vulnerable people and clinical trials

Eloïse Gennet ranked first within the legal faculty and obtained a PhD prize from Aix-Marseille University (co-tutelle with Basel University as first faculty) for her doctoral dissertation entitled "Vulnerable people and clinical trials....

Summer School Ethics, the Internet and the Society 19th-21st June 2019

The Institute for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Basel welcomes you tothe Summer School: Ethics, the Internet and the Society. Read more

Symposium: Ethical Issues in Big Data Research

Das Institut für Bio- und Medizinethik (IBMB) und die Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Ethik (SGBE) freuen sich, Sie zum zweiten Symposium zum Thema “Ethical Issues in Big Data Research” einzuladen. Big Data wird in den...

New Publication: Practicality of Acute and Transitional Care and its consequences in the era of SwissDRG: a focus group study

Tenzin Wangmo, Yvonne Padrutt, Insa Koné, Thomas Gächter, Bernice S. Elger, Agnes Leu

New publication: Factors associated with post-acute discharge location after hospital stay: a cross-sectional study from a Swiss hospital

Bettina M. Zimmermann, Insa Koné, Michael Rost, Agnes Leu, Tenzin Wangmo, Bernice S. Elger

New publication: Participatory Disease Surveillance Systems: Ethical Framework

Lester Darryl Geneviève, Andrea Martani, Tenzin Wangmo, Daniela Paolotti, Carl Koppeschaar, Charlotte Kjelsø, Caroline Guerrisi, Marco Hirsch, Olivia Woolley-Meza, Paul Lukowicz, Antoine Flahault, Bernice Simone Elger

New Publication: Big Data and discrimination: perils, promises and solutions. A systematic review. M. Favaretto, E. De Clercq, S. Elger

Abstract: Background Big Data analytics such as credit scoring and predictive analytics offer numerous opportunities but also raise considerable concerns, among which the most pressing is the risk of discrimination. Although this issue...

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