• 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.

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.

New Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position Available

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Bioethics and/or Moral Psychology (CAPPE, Charles Sturt University).

Applications Close 19th of June 2016.

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Dr Alberto Giubilini

Australian Government policy on vaccination exemption and childcare benefits   More

Dr Kylie Bourne

The umbrella revolution  More

The value of foreign aid  More

Professor Seumas Miller

Institutional Corruption and The Capital Markets  More

Fixing the Fix - Benchmark Reform and the Future of Financial Regulation  More

Designing-in-Ethics: A Compulsary Retirement Savings System  More

Dr Stephen Clarke

On Religious Violence, ABC Western Plains 'Mornings', radio interview  More

Past media events

Dr Ned Dobos

Business and Professional Ethics

Political Violence and State Sovereignty
Telephone +61 (02) 6125-8465
Facsimilie +61 (02) 6125-6579
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Ned Dobos received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Melbourne in 2009. He has published on just war theory, the ethics of humanitarian intervention, and political philosophy more generally, including papers in The Journal of Applied Philosophy, The Philosophical Forum, Journal of Military Ethics, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, and the Journal of Moral Philosophy. His forthcoming book Insurrection and Intervention is under contract with Cambridge University Press. Dobos is also research active in the areas of business ethics, corporate social responsibility, and regulation.


Fields of special interest

  • Political Violence and State Sovereignty
  • Political Obligation
  • Business Ethics
  •  Corporate governance and regulation