Ethics of Biomedical Big Data (Call for Chap Abstracts, Ed Volume by Luciano Floridi & Brent Mittelstadt, deadline 30 March 2015)

Call for Chapters:  Ethics of Biomedical Big Data edited volume Peer-reviewed edited volume in Springer’s Philosophical Studies series Editors:   Prof. Luciano Floridi & Dr. Brent Mittelstadt Oxford Internet Institute University of Oxford Deadlines Extended Abstracts:  March 30, 2015 Chapters:  June 30, 2015 Description In biomedical research, the analysis of large datasets (Big Data) has become a major driver of Read the full article…

Risk & Disaster in Medicine & Health, EAHMH Biennial Conference (CfP, Conference, Lisbon, 4-7 September 2013)

European Association for the History of Medicine and Health, Biennial Conference Co-organized by the University of Evora and the Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon Risks and disasters have always been central issues in health and medicine. They illuminate the interfaces between science, medicine, environment, economy, society, culture and politics. Responses to preventive measures have often reflected tensions between the perceived Read the full article…