The Council organises and takes part in a number of conferences and events to raise awareness of its work and promote debate of the issues considered in its reports.

Upcoming events

(un)natural – an evening of poetry and debate

Monday 30 November 7pm, Rich Mix, London E1

Over the past year, the Council has been exploring how different people use the words natural, unnatural and nature in debates about science, technology and medicine. At this event, members of the Working Group will discuss the project findings, alongside performances by renowned poet Kayo Chingonyi and the winners of our poetry competition – find out more.

The event is free to attend but places are limited. To book your place please email

Speaker requests

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Members of the Council, Working Parties and Secretariat are available to speak at conferences, seminars or events on a range of bioethics topics. Contact us on to find out more.

Annual lectures

The Council holds an annual public lecture, where a guest speaker is invited to give an international perspective on a bioethics issue of their choice. Our public lectures are free to attend and open to anyone. Find out about our previous annual lectures, recordings are available for most of our recent events.

Videos of recent annual lectures on YouTube:

Audio recordings of recent annual lectures on SoundCloud:

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Nuffield Council on Bioethics
28 Bedford Square

+44 (0)20 7681 9619

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