Politics of morbidity and morality (28 January 2008)


A Visiting Professor in Bioethics at the University of Lincoln, Ben Mepham, will explore ethical dilemmas in a lecture at the University on Tuesday 29 January.


The lecture is titled The Politics of Morbidity and Morality: Bioethical challenges of global inequalities and will explore the ethical dilemmas of biological research inequalities in different socio-economic climates.


Professor Mepham is also an Honorary Professor at Nottingham University, where he was formally Director of the Centre for Applied Bioethics. With an academic background in biological science, he has researched and taught bioethics for more than 25 years.


The second edition of his highly acclaimed textbook, Bioethics: An Introduction for the Biosciences, will be published in March, 2008.


The lecture will take place in the Jackson Lecture Theatre on the Brayford Campus at 6:00pm; registration is at 5:30pm. The event is free of charge and open to everyone. To register for this event please call 01522 837008 or email events@lincoln.ac.uk


 Professor Mepham