Ethics in Science Lectures

Several years ago, in recognition of the Institute’s tragic and dark history during the 3rd Reich, we committed ourselves to a yearly Ethics in Science lecture. This page provides an overview of our Ethics in Science Lectures.

Mobbing and Hierarchies in Academia
Ethics in Science Lecture 2021 by Kenneth Westhues (Prof. Emeritus, Waterloo University, Canada)

September 27, 2021
Toward a Global Germline Ethics: Facing humanity's genome-edited future?
Ethics in Science Lecture 2018 by Sarah Chan (University of Edinburgh Centre for Biomedicine Self and Society, UK)

October 5, 2018 more
Neuroscience and Ethics

Neuroscience and Ethics

Ethics in Science Lecture 2016 by Jean-Pierre Changeux (Honorary President, Neuroscience Department, Institut Pasteur Paris, France)

December 13, 2016
Provenance and Personal Identity: Problems of Brain Specimens and Tissues from the Era of National Socialism
Ethics in Science Lecture 2015 by Paul Weindling (Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom). more
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