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.

Recent and upcoming events

Dragon Hall Debates, Norwich, 12 September 2016

Heather Widdows and Sharron Brown, members of the Council’s Working Party on cosmetic procedures, will be speaking at the discussion event Who’s afraid of cosmetic surgery?

Westminster Health Forum Seminar, London, 17 November 2016

Hugh Whittall, Director of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, will be speaking at this Westminster Forum: The future of personalised and genomic medicine – diagnosis, workforce development and early indications from the 100,000 Genomes Project.

Speaker requests

Are you looking for a speaker for your event?

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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