SYMPOSIUM: Ethical Implications of Improvement Science Research and Practice (Liverpool, Apr 29, 2019)

This COST Action’s Lucy Frith (University of Liverpool) is part of thgis symposium.

Monday 29th April 2019

University of Liverpool London Campus, 33 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AG
A one day symposium – Supported by the Institute of Medical Ethics and the University of Liverpool

This symposium will explore the ethical aspects of improvement science. It will consider the current landscape and relationship between improvement science and ethics, if and how this relationship needs to be developed, and set the ground work for a research agenda to bring normative, philosophical and evaluative questions about the social world into the discipline of improvement science. This will be an inter-disciplinary symposium and be of interest to medical practitioners, medical students, health service researchers, medical ethicists, social scientists and the wider improvement science community.

Organisers and speakers: Dr Lucy Frith (University of Liverpool), Professor Vikki Entwistle (National University of Singapore; Professor Alan Cribb (Kings College London); Professor Stacy Carter, University of Wollongong; Professor Justin Waring, University of Nottingham; Dr Paula Baraitser, Improvement science fellow, the Health Foundation; Dr Zoe Fritz, University of Cambridge; Dr Anna Chiumento, University of Liverpool; Dr Holger Langhof University Medicine Berlin.

Venue: The Liverpool University London Campus, 33 Finsbury Square, London, EC2A 1AG, Tel: +44 (0)20 7682 4646

Monday 29th April – 10.00 – 18.00 (with networking drinks afterwards).

Cost: £15 for the day (includes refreshments, lunch and networking drinks).

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