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Should doctors be able to object to doing procedures on ethical grounds? Reading in the News - 22 March – University of Reading

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Should doctors be able to object to doing procedures on ethical grounds? Reading in the News - 22 March

Release Date 22 March 2018

Close up of a doctors coat

 

Making smoked foods healthier: Further coverage following a presentation by Dr Jane Parker (Food) at the National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, in AAAS’ Science Update podcast, Chemical & Engineering News, and Chemie.de.

Medical Conscience: Prof David Oderberg (Philosophy) has written a blog for The Conversation following work on freedom of conscience among the medical community to not carry out procedures they object to on ethical grounds. The work has also been reported in the National Review.

Russian revolution book prize: News that Dr Andy Willimott (History) has won the prestigious Alexander Nove Prize for his book on Russian socialism, in the Reading Chronicle.

Other coverage:

 

  • An article for Strategic Risk Europe reporting on comments by Emeritus Professor Sir Brian Hoskins (Met) on why ‘business as usual’ for releasing greenhouse gases cannot continue.
  • A repeated episode of Food Unwrapped aired on More4. The episode featured A2 milk and Prof Ian Givens (SAPD).
  • BBC Berkshire (approx. 1hr 47 mins in) spoke to Prof Ludovica Serratrice (CeLM) about calls by French President Macron to make French more widely spoken around the world.
  • Further reporting on an archaeological discovery in Turkey which found that small scale farming began 10,000 years ago by indigenous populations, in Haaretz.
  • Slanted.de feature a font designed by Alice Savoie who completed a PhD in type history in 2014.

 

 

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