Monthly archives: January 2014

  • Back at our desks and feeling as refreshed as we could possibly be after the New Year’s festivities, it’s time to look back at what turned out to be another busy and memorable year for the Council.  As well as publishing two reports, opening two consultations and recruiting several new Council members, we have explored new ways of promoting public debate and engagement with bioethics issues. This venture has so far seen us take on the Bloomsbury Festival, the Houses of Parliament and even a children’s radio show.  Here are some of the highlights of 2013:


  • I love it when a plan comes together (picture me here chomping on a cigar). Only on this occasion, I can’t pretend we pulled this one off through the creative repurposing of diverted rail tracks, converted freight containers and the doughty skills of B. A. Baracus.

    Instead serendipitous timing meant that while the Nuffield Council on Bioethics was planning to kick-start discussions of a recommendation from our Novel Neurotechnologies report (more…)

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