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The Ethics of Healthcare Prioritisation during COVID 19

Whitaker Institute member Dr John Danaher, of the Technology and Governance cluster, has released a podcast featuring Lars Sandman from the University of Linköping , Sweden. In the podcast they discusses the ethics of healthcare prioritisation in the midst of the COVID 19 pandemic, focusing specifically on some principles Lars, along with others, developed for the Swedish… | Read on »

Grief in the Time of a Pandemic

Whitaker Institute member Dr John Danaher, of the Technology and Governance cluster, has released a podcast which discusses the nature of grief, the ethics of grief and how grief might change in the midst of a pandemic. John is joined by Michael Cholbi is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. Listen to the podcast here.

COVID 19 and the Ethics of Infectious Disease Control

Whitaker Institute member Dr John Danaher, of the Technology and Governance cluster, has released a podcast which looks at the ethics of the infectious disease control measures implemented during the COVID19 pandemic. John is joined by Jonathan Pugh and Tom Douglas, both of whom are Senior Research Fellows at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics in… | Read on »

SEMRU launches a new report valuing domestic coastal and marine tourism and leisure activities in the Republic of Ireland, MAY 2020

SEMRU has released a report that presents estimates of the value of domestic coastal and marine tourism and leisure activities in the Republic of Ireland. This current report is a compliment to the overseas marine tourism report launched by SEMRU last September. For the current report SEMRU carried out a household survey of domestic residents… | Read on »

Data Protection and COVID-19: Short-Term Priorities, Long-Term Consequences

Whitaker Institute member Dr Rónán Kennedy, Technology and Governance cluster leader, has written a new blog post for Bloomsbury Professional Ireland which explores the long term consequences for data protection as a result of surveillance measures being introduced in an attempt to contain the spread of COVID19. Read the full blog here.

Ethics in the time of Corona

Whitaker Institute member Dr John Danaher, of the Technology and Governance cluster, has released a podcast on the ethical questions raised in the pandemic. John is joined by Jeff Sebo, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Affiliated Professor of Bioethics, Medical Ethics, and Philosophy, and Director of the Animal Studies M.A. Program at New York University…. | Read on »