Human Genome Organisation’s Committee on Ethics, Law and Society
Professor Campbell and Benjamin Capps have recently been appointed to the HUGO Committee on Ethics, Law and Society.
Benjamin Capps and Tamra Lysaght are co-authors on White Paper: ‘Genomic Futures - Capturing the Benefits of Genomic Sequencing for Society’ (due in 2012).
GABEX (Global Alliance of Biomedical Ethics Centers)
A research collaboration funded by the Japanese government and out of the 8 Centres listed, NUS is the only one from Asia, apart from University of Tokyo. The rest of the universities include
University of Pennsylvania, National Institutes of Health, Oxford University, Bergen University, The Hastings Center, Monash University and Case Western Reserve University.
There would be opportunities for staff exchange, a project for publication and at least an annual meeting in Japan.
Collaboration with World Health Organisation
Benjamin Capps, assisted by Tamra Lysaght, is coordinating the CBmE’s work plan to become a WHO Collaborating Centre.
Collaboration with the Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
Benjamin Capps and Tamra Lysaght have been supporting the ethics core of the IMH’s Translational & Clinical Research in Psychosis.
Collaboration with the NUS Science, Technology and Society Cluster
Benjamin Capps and Tamra Lysaght are members of the STS Cluster, and, with members of the Faculty of Social Sciences, are working towards a research programme in stem cell science in Singapore: ethics and society.
The Ethics of Family in Health and Social Care Research Consortium
CBmE collaborates with four partner institutions in the study of emerging conceptions of families and issues relating to their involvement in health and social care:
The Consortium has held workshops at each centre, joint presentations at conferences, a symposium at the World Congress of Bioethics 2012 in Rotterdam, and will present an international conference on the ethics of family in Singapore, 1-2 February, 2013. For more information about this research consortium, please contact Dr Jacqueline Chin
The Hastings Center
CBmE collaborates with The Hastings Center on clinical ethics research and clinician education. Nancy Berlinger and Michael Gusmano are working on an online casebook project with Jacqueline Chin and Calvin Ho with support from the Lien Foundation. They are working on a second project on the ethics of long-term care.
The Ethox Centre, Oxford University
Michael Dunn of the Oxford Ethox Centre works with Jacqueline Chin and Calvin Ho on clinical ethics and ethics education. Dr Dunn is a collaborator on an online casebook project supported by a gift from the Lien Foundation. Further collaborations between the two centres are being planned.