Ashley Shew, "Narratives Against Ableist Technologies"
Ashley Shew, "Narratives Against Ableist Technologies"
   February 25, 2021

March 16 (TUes.), 12:00-1:00: Ashley Shew (Asst. Prof. of Science, Technology and Society, Virginia Tech) presents as part of our series, Stories for Survivability: How we Talk about Disability Ethics and Why it Matters

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Nikita Shiel-Rolle, "Beyond the Walls of the Ivory Tower: Perspectives on Equitable Community Based Research”
Nikita Shiel-Rolle, "Beyond the Walls of the Ivory Tower: Perspectives on Equitable Community Based Research”
   February 8, 2021

Nikita Shiel-Rolle, MSc (Principal Research Scientist, Cat Island Conservation Institute, Bahamas) presents as part of the Ethics Center's 2020-21 series, Models for Equitable Minority Inclusion in Institutional Research

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Joel Michael Reynolds, "We Are All Somebody's Child: Disability, Speciesism, and the Problem of Dehumanization"
Joel Michael Reynolds, "We Are All Somebody's Child: Disability, Speciesism, and the Problem of Dehumanization"
   February 5, 2021

Feb. 25 (Thurs.), 3:00-4:00: Joel Michael Reynolds (Asst. Prof. Philosophy, Georgetown) presents as part of our series, Stories for Survivability: How we Talk about Disability Ethics and Why it Matters

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Upcoming Talks: Models for Equitable Minority Inclusion in Institutional Research
   February 3, 2021

The Center is pleased to announce the schedule for the remaining speakers in our series:

Models for Equitable Minority Inclusion in Institutional Research:

Feb. 9 (Tues.), 12:00-1:30: Omega Wilson (Co-founder of West End Revitalization Association (WERA)) (pdf flyer here)

  • “The Community-Owned and Managed Research (COMR) Model for Equity in Research”...

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Pepijn Al, "The Value of Communities and their Consent"
Pepijn Al, "The Value of Communities and their Consent"
   January 26, 2021

Pepijn Al (University of Western Ontario) presents as part of the Ethics Center's 2020-21 series, Models for Equitable Minority Inclusion in Institutional Research.

Pepijn is a PhD candidate at the University of Western Ontario.  His work on the value of community consent appears in a 2020 paper in BioethicsFrom the abstract for that article:

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Omega R. Wilson, "The Community-Owned and Managed Research (COMR) Model for Equity in Research"
Omega R. Wilson, "The Community-Owned and Managed Research (COMR) Model for Equity in Research"
   January 13, 2021

Omega R. Wilson (Co-Founder, West End Revitalization Association (WERA)) presents as part of the Ethics Center's 2020-21 series, Models for Equitable Minority Inclusion in Institutional Research.

Omega co-founded West End Revitalization Association (WERA) in 1994. WERA’s mission: Support access to “basic public health amenities” (safe drinking water, sewer lines, housing, streets, sidewalks, and storm-water management) for people of color and marginalized communities. To address these civil rights and environmental justice concerns, WERA created...

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John Lincourt (1941-2020)
John Lincourt (1941-2020)
   December 29, 2020

It is with great sorrow that we announce news of the passing of Prof. John Lincourt, the founding Director of the Ethics Center.  Prof. Lincourt served from the Center's founding in 1995 until Rosemarie Tong took over in 2002.  An obituary notice for Prof. Lincourt is here. More information about the Center's history can be found here

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Rosemarie Garland-Thomson: "Disability Bioethics:  A Path to Realizing Equality"
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson: "Disability Bioethics: A Path to Realizing Equality"
   October 13, 2020

Join us for our new series! Stories for Survivability: How we Talk about Disability Ethics and Why it Matters. Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (Professor of English at Emory University) presents as the first of four speakers in this series, supported by the Chancellor's Diversity Challenge Fund.

Zoom registration HERE: https://uncc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUlde6grT8qH9yGabOP6ajSCC2rimZNXDD4 

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Alex Pearlman: “A Framework for Collectively-Defined Ethics Standards for Independent Researchers and Community Bio Groups”
Alex Pearlman: “A Framework for Collectively-Defined Ethics Standards for Independent Researchers and Community Bio Groups”
   September 23, 2020

Alex Pearlman (Journalist and Bioethicist; Research Affiliate, the MIT Media Lab Community Biotechnology Initiative) presents as part of the Ethics Center's 2020-21 series, Models for Equitable Minority Inclusion in Institutional Research.

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About the series: Because citizen science work often works outside of institutional channels, it often faces...

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Angelique Hjarding: “From Monarchs to Mangroves:  Public Science as a Tool  to Engage Communities  in Conservation”
Angelique Hjarding: “From Monarchs to Mangroves: Public Science as a Tool to Engage Communities in Conservation”
   September 22, 2020

Angelique Hjarding (Postdoctoral Researcher, Charlotte Action Research Project, Dept. Geography & Earth Sciences, UNC Charlotte) presents as part of the Ethics Center's 2020-21 series, Models for Equitable Minority Inclusion in Institutional Research.

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About the series: Because citizen science work often works outside of institutional channels, it...

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