• 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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What's new in CAPPE publications?

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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

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Upcoming Events 

Upcoming seminars and events

For more information about upcoming events in Canberra and Wagga please visit

Seminar enquiries


Seminars are held at CAPPE (Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics) Level 1, 10-12 Brisbane Avenue, Barton, ACT, 2600.

(These seminars will also be available by video link from Wagga Wagga campus, for those who would like to participate from there.)

Enquiries to:


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The Centre presents regular seminars at The University of Melbourne

Enquiries to:


The School of Historial and Philosophical Studies at The University of Melbourne or

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Wagga Wagga

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences together with CAPPE present regular seminars on the Wagga Wagga campus of Charles Sturt University

Enquiries to:


By email to A/Prof Steve Clarke or Phone: 02 6933-2565

By email to Dr Emma Rush or Phone: 02 6933-2777

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