Euzebiusz Jamrozik, Kanta Subbarao and Michael Selgelid examine the benefits and risks of Infecting volunteers with coronavirus to test potential vaccines.
Infecting volunteers with coronavirus may be one way to test potential vaccines. But there are risks.
Infecting healthy people in vaccine research can be ethical and necessary
Human challenge studies can be useful to test new vaccines and are increasingly being used internationally. Yet there are several ethical issues to consider.
Monash Bioethics Centre explores the genetic modification of humans
The rapid development of new technologies means we are on the brink of a new era in the genetic modification of humans. These international advancements raise significant questions about the moral and legal permissibility of inheritable
Extension of Monash Bioethics Partnership with WHO
The Monash Bioethics Centre has officially been re-designated as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Bioethics for an additional four years.
Rob Sparrow and Mark Howard ITS Australia National Award finalists
Monash SOPHIS Professor Rob Sparrow and Adjunct Associate Professor Mark Howard have been shortlisted as a finalist for the ITS Australia National Awards.
The future of sex? ‘Robots, Rape and Representation’ by Rob Sparrow
In the not too distant future our lives will increasingly involve relations with robots, machines with varying degrees of artificial intelligence, from driverless cars, to home assistants, to all manner of robotic companions, including those
Monash Bioethics Centre plays key role in development of first international guidelines for public health surveillance ethics
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has just released the first comprehensive international guidelines for public health surveillance ethics.