• CSU
  • University of Melbourne


Technologies Program:

    This program deals with risks and responsibilities relating to research into technologies that combine with or add to existing technologies, including ethical issues in bio/nanotechnology, computing and IT.

Poverty Program:

    This program focuses on building an ethically and empirically based account of what development is, what standards it ought to use, and the like. Issues addressed include the measurement of poverty and global minimal labour standards.

Health Program:

    This program will conduct research in relation to a range of interconnected ethical issues in the public health domain.

Ecology Program:

    This program examines a range of issues in environmental ethics, including ethical issues related to existing and potential anthropogenic climate change.

Economy Program:

    This program focuses on a number of central ethical issues arising in the economic sphere, including corporate responsibility and economic corruption.

Security Program:

    This program focuses on the ethical dimensions of a range of current domestic and international security problems, including ethical issues pertaining to terrorism, crime, and humanitarian intervention.


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CAPPE Canberra Seminar

Wednesday November 26, 2014 5.15pm 
Dr Tamara Kayali Browne  (The Australian National University)

Selecting embryos for non-medical reasons: are we already on a 'slippery slope'?    More



CAPPE Melbourne Seminar

Wednesday October 29, 2014 11.00 am to 12.30 pm
Dr Julian Koplin (Monash University)

tba   More





Dr Alberto Giubilini

Gene patents not so bad More


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