Lectures & Talks

2013

  • Faulmüller, N., (2013). The Cognitive Enhancement Debate – What Could be the Role of Social Psychology?, Talk at the PostDoc-2013 Workshop of the German Psychological Society/Section Social Psychology, Cologne (Germany) (February)
  • Faulmüller, N., Dresler, M., Foddy, B., Häusser, J., Repantis, D. and Trenado, C., (2013). Altered Mental States in Social Decision Making, Poster presented at the Volkswagen Foundation Meeting of the European Platform for Life Sciences, Mind Sciences, and the Humanities, (Hanover, Germany).
  • Faulmüller, N., Vincent, N., Maslen, H. and Santoni de Sio, F., (2013). Enhancing Responsibility, Talk at the Neuroenhancement and Ethics Conference (Bochum, Germany)
  • Kahane, G., (2013). Normal Human Variation and Human Enhancement, Philosophy Coloquium, Delft University (May)
  • Savulescu, J., (2013). The Need for Moral Enhancement, TEDxBarcelona,  (17 May) Video
  • Savulescu, J. (2013), Unfit for the Future: The Urgent Need for Moral Bioenhancement. Sydney Ideas Public Lecture. Sydney, Australia (7 May)
  • Savulescu, J. (2013), Unfit for the future: the need for moral bioenhancement. Queen’s University, Belfast (2 May)
  • Savulescu, J. (2013), Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Bioenhancement. Symposium on Future of Neuroenhancement: Morality, Memory & Love Institute for Ethics, History and Theory of Medicine, University of Munster, Munster University (19 April)
  • Savulescu, J. (2013), Moral Enhancement. Rationalist Society. Melbourne, Australia (4 April)
  • Savulescu, J. (2013), Should we permit organ donation euthanasia from newborn infants? Perinatal ethics: critical questions at the start of life Symposium. Adelaide, Australia (14 April)
  • Sparrow, R. and Gyngell, C., (2013) Double seminar on Enhancement, Oxford (20 May) Audio MP3

2012

  • Erler, A., (2012). Sleep and Well-Being: When More is not Better (co-authored by David Birks), Presentation at the 4th Annual Dutch Conference in Practical Philosophy Eindhoven, the Netherlands (3 November)
  • Erler, A., (2012). How (Not) to Think About the True Self: Authenticity and Enhancement Technologies, Presentation at the 11th World Congress of Bioethics (“Thinking Ahead”), Rotterdam, the Netherlands (29 June)
  • Erler, A., (2012). Cognitive Enhancement: a Threat to Authenticity?, Presentation at the workshop “Ethics of Cognitive Enhancement: What Next?”.  Workshop organized by Dr Anders Sandberg with support from the Volkswagen Foundation, Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford (16 June)
  • Erler, A., (2012). Cosmetic Neurology and the Question of Authenticity, Invited talk at the Research Seminar of the Institute of Biomedical Ethics, University of Basel, Switzerland (2 April)
  • Foddy, B. (2012). The Clever Pill,Public debate at the Wellcome Collection, London (9 Feb) http://www.wellcomecollection.org/whats-on/events/the-clever-pill.aspx
  • Faulmüller, N. and Santoni de Sio, F., (2012). Enhancing Responsibility, Talk at the NWO Responsible Innovation Conference, The Hague
  • Sandberg, A., (2012). Shifting the Brain, Invited talk on cognitive enhancement at TEDx Tallinn, Estonia (4 May) http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/5571
  • Sandberg, A., (2012). Ethics of memory enhancement, Conference on memory enhancement. Part of the Volkswagen Stiftung project “Apples and Oranges”. Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich. (21-22 April) PDF
  • Sandberg, A., (2012). Cognitive enhancement, Invited speaker for the Transformational Technologies I Workshop, organised by the Global Futures Forum, Washington DC (16 February)
  • Sandberg, A., (2012). Human enhancement: how much better would it be if we become better?, Invited talk at the Balliol positive philosophy group, Balliol College, Oxford (1 February)
  • Sandberg, A., (2012). Enhancement ethics, Medical Law class., University of Oxford (30 January)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). Ethics of human enhancement and designer babies, University of Zurich (13 December)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). Engaging with the Future: The Ethical Questions & Dilemmas, SAB Miller, Old Bank Hotel, Oxford (23 November)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). The Ethics of Moral Enhancement, II International Conference on Bioethics Director of the Research Group on Bioethics, Valencia, Spain (13 November)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). Ethics of Moral Enhancement, Oriel College Philosophy Society, Oxford (8 November)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). Session Chair, Beyond AI 2012: Artificial Dreams, Pilsen (6 November)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). Moral AI: What Kind of Morality Should AI have? , Beyond AI 2012: Artificial Dreams, Pilsen (5 November)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). Designer Babies, Uehiro Seminar Series in Practical Ethics, Oxford (12 October)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). The obligation to have the best child, Annual Gynaecology Club Meeting, Oxford (11 October)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). Making Better Babies: Pro and Con, Public Debate with Rob Sparrow, Assoc Prof, Monash University, BMW Edge Melbourne, Australia (2 October) Transcript (PDF) | Audio (MP3)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). Enhancing Moral Dispositions and Freedom, Academic Seminar, Department of Philosophy, Monash University, Melbourne. (28 September)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). 'Licensed to ‘Treat’: The Importance of Enhancement in Medicine, Menzies Foundation, Clarendon Terrace, Melbourne (24 September)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). There's nothing wrong with designer babies, Public Debate organised by IQ Squared, an international debating organisation, Sydney City Recital Hall, Sydney (18 September)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). The Moral Obligation to Use Genetic Testing in Reproduction, Academic Seminar, Law School, La Trobe University, Australia (30 August)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). Ethics of enhancement, Talk and debate in Building Better Athletes panel with Werner Franke, ESOF 2012, Dublin (12 July)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). Debate: Enhancing Morality, with John Harris, chaired by Vassili Christodoulou, How The Light Gets In Festival, Hay on Wye (19 June)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Bioenhancement, Oxford Medical Humanities Forum, Green Templeton College (25 May)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Bioenhancement, Special Lecture, Basel University, Switzerland (5 March)

2011

  • Douglas, T., (2011). Cognitive Enhancement and Supra-Personal Moral Status, Moral Philosophy Workshop, Roskilde University, Denmark (12 May)
  • Douglas, T., (2011). Could a Drug Enhance Moral Worth?, Shaping Moral Psychology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm (22-23 June )
  • Douglas, T., (2011). Moral Enhancement and Moral Worth, Shaping Moral Psychology, Uehiro Foundation and Carnegie Council Annual Conference, New York (8-9 November)
  • Kahane, G., (2011). Facing the Unbidden: Sandel, Religion and Human Enhancement, Keynote lecture: 3TU Research Day, Utrecht (April)
  • Sandberg, A., (2011). Panel discussion "Enhancement: how far should we go", Cambridge Science Festival 2011, Cambridge (26 March)
  • Sandberg, A., (2011). Invited as external commenter on cognition enhancement, SESTI project final workshop, Brussels (28 June) http://sesti.info/
  • Sandberg, A., (2011). Commenter at ‘Smart implants: therapeutic solutions, security and human enhancement’ at the Wellcome Trust, organized by Cesagen - Emerging Science, Changing Society (Lancaster and Cardiff Universities), and the Innovation in Society group, University of Central Lancashire (20 October)
  • Sandberg, A., (2011). Cognitive enhancement - does it work, and does it matter?, Invited lecture (Kognitionsförbättring - fungerar det, och spelar det någon roll?), Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm (16 March)
  • Sandberg, A., (2011). The Enhanced Jury: cognitive bias and enhancement in court, Talk at workshop “Presenting DNA Evidence”, Center for Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford (30 November)
  • Sandberg, A. (2011), Panel discussion on Ray Kurzweil's documentary 'Transcendent Man' at Extrobritannia, (London)
  • Sandberg, A., (2011). The freedom to explore: human enhancement, extensions and the ethics of the unknown, Invited talk at Transhumanism Meets Design conference, Parsons The New School for Design, New York (14 May)
  • Savulescu, J., (2012). Debate: Enhancing Morality, with John Harris, chaired by Vassili Christodoulou, How The Light Gets In Festival, Hay on Wye (19 June) http://iai.tv/video/enhancing-morality
  • Savulescu, J., (2011). Drugs in Sport, Human Enhancement Conference, , Green Templeton College, Oxford (23 November)
  • Savulescu, J., (2011). Enhancement and Morality, International Bioethics Symposium ‘What is the object of our moral concerns? A bioethical and a political approach of the concept of self” Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (27 April)
  • Savulescu, J., (2011). Human Enhancement’, Department of Philosophy of Law, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain (20 June)
  • Savulescu, J., (2011). Relaxing the Ban on Doping, Keynote speech at ‘Human enhancement - biotechnology in sports’ Conference organized by The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board in collaboration with Anti-Doping Norway. The primary focus of the conference was the use of gene doping, and the use of genetic screening for traits that are beneficial for sports athletes and it was for held for the benefit of athletes, scientists, trainers and the general public., Oslo, Norway (16 March) http://bion-2011-03-16.blip.tv/file/4958793/
  • Savulescu, J., (2011). Sport Enhancement, British Medical Association, invited presentation to British Medical Association (BMA) Medical Ethics Committee, London (5 May)
  • Savulescu, J., (2011). Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Bioenhancement, Keynote at Transforming Human Nature in Science, Technology and the Arts, Dublin City University,  Dublin, Ireland (22 October)
  • Savulescu, J., (2011). Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Bioenhancement, Shaping Moral Psychology: 2011 Carnegie-Uehiro-Oxford Conference, New York (9 November)
  • Savulescu, J. (2011), ‘The Ethical Implications of Designing Life’. Workshop on ‘Organism and Machine: The Conceptual and Normative Challenges of Synthetic Biology’. University of Copenhagen, Denmark (14 January)
  • Savulescu, J. (2011), Oxford Leadership Advantage Programme(Said Business School) for State Farm Insurance Company, Oxford Union, Oxford (22 March)
  • Savulescu, J. (2011), ‘Visionary Ethics: Two Concepts of Sustainability’. Centrica General Management Programme (Said Business School), Oxford (2 February)

2010

  • Douglas, T., (2010). Cognitive Enhancement & Supra-Personal Moral Status, Australasian Association of Philosophy – New Zealand Conference 2010, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand (5-9 December)
  • Douglas, T., (2010). Enhancement, Justice and Moral Status, University of Hull (9 November)
  • Douglas, T., (2010). Doping in Sports, GLEUBE Symposium on Enhancement. Institute of Ethics, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland (4 October)
  • Douglas, T., (2010). The Harms of Enhancement, Perspectives on Enhancement, University of Manchester (10-11 April)
  • Foddy, B., (2010). Ethical Lifespan Enhancement, Oxford Capital Partners Investors' Forum 2010:  Spotlight on Growth, Oxford (29 September)
  • Sandberg, A., (2010). Short presentations on  'Artificial intelligence' and 'memory enhancement' at conference on the ethics of emerging technologies, Oxford Centre for Neuroethics, University of Oxford (1 July)
  • Sandberg, A., (2010). Invited for comments at human enhancement technology workshop in Brussels, organized by the EU SESTI project (Scanning for Emerging Science and Technology Issues).  (7 June)
  • Sandberg, A., (2010). Talk at the Oxford Transhumanist Group (Balliol College) on cognitive enhancement.,  (11 May)
  • Sandberg, A., (2010). Talk on "How much is a better brain worth? Cognition enhancement and the personal and social benefit of cognition" at conference The Posthuman Condition, Aarhus University (6 May)
  • Sandberg, A., (2010). Cognition Enhancement, Medical Law and Ethics class, Oxford University (2 February)
  • Sandberg, A., (2010). Enhancement of Juries, James Martin Advanced Research Seminar Series, HT10, James Martin 21 Century School, University of Oxford (20 January)
  • Sandberg, A., (2010). Enhancement of Juries, Memory and Neuroscience Conference, Tucson, Arizona (23 January)
  • Sandberg, A., (2010). Making humans smarter via cognitive enhancers, Talk at Humanity+ UK2010, London (24 April)
  • Sandberg, A., (2010). Talk "Enhancing and extending the mind: the science and ethics of cognitive enhancers" at the Oxford Medical Humanities group, Merton College, Oxford (23 November)
  • Sandberg, A., (2010). The value of better brains: cognition enhancement and the personal and social benefit of cognition Oxford neurosociety conference (InSIS and the European Neuroscience and Society Network), Oxford (7 December)
  • Savulescu, J., (2010). Human Enhancement:  the moral imperative to improve human beings, Philosophy Department, University of Granada (11 February)
  • Savulescu, J., (2010). Human Enhancements – Ethics and Possibilities, Consilium 2010, Queensland, Australia (23 July)
  • Savulescu, J., (2010). The Moral Imperative to Enhance Cognition, Workshop on ‘Ethical Evaluation and Public Debate - neurological implants and human enhancement', Lincoln College, Oxford ( 21 June)
  • Savulescu, J., (2010). The Moral Imperative to Enhance Human Beings, Keynote speaker for a session at ‘The Posthuman Condition’, Aarhus University, Denmark (6 May)
  • Savulescu, J., (2010). The moral imperative to enhance human beings, Royal Society of Medicine Conference, London (29 June)
  • Savulescu, J., (2010). Unfit for Life : Genetically Enhance Humanity or Face Extinction, St Cross Ethics Seminar Series, St Cross College, Oxford (22 February )
  • Sheehan, M., (2010). Invited Workshop Participant, ‘Ethical Evaluation and Public Debate: neurological implants and human enhancement’, Lincoln College, Oxford (June)
  • Savulescu, J. (2010), ‘Human Enhancement – ethics and possibilities’. Australian Leadership Retreat, Queensland, Australia attended by Australian political and business leaders. (28 August )
  • Savulescu, J. (2010), ‘Enhancing Humans – how far will we allow science to go?’. Australian Leadership Retreat, Queensland, Australia (27 August )
  • Savulescu, J. (2010), ‘Beyond the Human’. Evening speaker at Consilium 2010, Queensland, Australia. A national Davos-style event for business and political leaders. Also presented on human enhancement in 2008. (23 July )
  • Savulescu, J. (2010), ‘The Biorevolution and its Ethical Implications’. South Place Ethical Society, Sunday Lecture series, Conway Hall, London (5 December )
  • Savulescu, J. (2010), Enhancement and Genetic Selection. The Cheltenham Ladies' College Ethics Conference, and participated in a panel debate on medical ethics. Cheltenham Ladies' College. Attended by 400 Sixth Form students from 20 schools. Also led a panel debate on medical ethics. (3 February )
  • Savulescu, J. (2010), Coercion and the Public Interest in Reproduction, open workshop on justice and reproduction. University of Gothenburg, Sweden (1 December )
  • Savulescu, J. (2010), ‘Ethics, Sustainability and Inspiration’. Keynote address at ‘Visionary Education 2010’, public lecture organised by Monash University. Melbourne, Australia (15 September )
  • Savulescu, J., (2010), ‘Why we need a war on ageing’, Oxford at Said Seminar on ‘Ageing’, Said Business School, Oxford (1 February )
  • Savulescu, J. (2010), Human enhancement and genetic selection, St Cross College, Oxford (11 November). This workshop was organized for the Norwegian Directorate of Health (‘NDH’) which is responsible for applying and interpreting laws and regulations in the health and care sector in Norway. The NDH requested that we hold this workshop for a delegation of 27 people who constitute its National Bioethics Advisory Committee, experts in medicine, law and science working on these issues at the Directorate, and representatives from its advisory group (staff from Universities and university clinics with expertise in the relevant fields and in bioethics).
  • Savulescu, J. (2010), Workshop on ‘Justice and Reproduction’, University of Gothenburg, Sweden (30 November - 1 December)
  • Savulescu, J. (2010), Ethics of Human Enhancement, Executive Education Programme (Said Business School), Oxford (19 November )
  • Savulescu, J. (2010), ‘Engaging with the Future: The Ethical Questions and Dilemmas’. SAB Miller Executive Ethical Challenges Programme (Said Business School), Oxford (12 November)
  • Savulescu, J., (2010), ‘The Ethics of the New Biosciences’. Oxford Leadership Advantage Programme (Said Business School), for State Farm Insurance Company, Oxford Union, Oxford (23 March )
  • Savulescu, J. (2010), ‘Unfit for the Future? An Ethical Discussion’. Systemic Risk Programme (Said Business School) for State Farm Insurance Company, Oxford (13 October )

2009

  • Douglas, T., (2009). Enhancement and Fairness, Brocher Foundation,  (January)
  • Douglas, T., (2009). The Moral Improvement Criterion for Neuroenhancements, Human Enhancement: What  Should Be Permitted?, Brocher Foundation, Geneva (20 October)
  • Sandberg, A., (2009). Clinical Ethics of Cognitive Enhancement, UK Clinical Ethics Network Conference, Oxford (30 June)
  • Sandberg, A., (2009). Cognitive Enhancement: Hope or Dope?, Invited talk/panel discussion on cognition enhancement organized by The Triple Helix, McCrum Lecture Hall, Cambridge. (19 January)
  • Sandberg, A., (2009). Healthy, Wealthy and Wise:  enhancing cognition, Oxford Capital Partners Investment Forum, Oxford (16 September)
  • Savulescu, J., (2009). Enhancement as a Human Right, Tanner Lecture in Human Values - Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century, Said Business School, University of Oxford (February)
  • Savulescu, J., (2009). Genetic interventions and the ethics of human enhancement, Seminar to Research Ethics Committees, Biotechnologies and the Human Condition, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (18 August)
  • Savulescu, J., (2009). Human enhancement, Princeton University Human Values Forum, Princeton University (9 November)
  • Savulescu, J., (2009). Human enhancement:  Bioliberation or biothreat, Sydney Supper Club, Sydney, Australia (18 April)
  • Savulescu, J., (2009). Human Psychology, Scientific Progress and Moral Enhancement, Brocher Symposium on 'Human Enhancement:  What Should be Permitted?' Geneva, Switzerland (21 October)
  • Savulescu, J., (2009). Love Drugs and the Biological Enhancement of Love and Relationships, UKCEN Conference, St Hugh's College, Oxford (30 June)
  • Savulescu, J., (2009). Unfit for life: genetically enhance humanity or face extinction, Festival of Dangerous Ideas, Sydney, Australia (4 October)
  • Savulescu, J. (2009), ‘James Martin Ideas Lab: Human Enhancement”, World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBBNB7CtDOs (29 January )
  • Savulescu, J. (2009), ‘Live Long and Prosper’, Leading Interactive Session, World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland. Deals with radical life extension. (28 January )
  • Savulescu, J. (2009), ‘Biology and Freedom: Bioliberation or Biothreat’, Fulvio Guerrini Lecture 2009, Centro di Ricerca e Documentazione 'Luigi Einaudi', Torino, Italy (25 March)
  • Savulescu, J. (2009), ‘The Moral Imperative to Enhance Human Beings’, Royal Institution Friday Evening Discourse, London (27 March)
  • Savulescu, J. (2009), Panel Discussion, ‘Intelligence Squared Debate : The World in 2050’, Royal Geographical Society, London (22 September)
  • Savulescu, J. (2009), Unfit for life: genetically enhance humanity or face extinction. Festival of Dangerous Ides. Sydney, Australia (4 October )
  • Savulescu, J., (2009), ‘A SciFi Nightmare? The Ethical Challenges of the DNA Information Age’. Genomics Day at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford (23 October )
  • Savulescu, J. (2009), Genetic interventions and the ethics of human enhancement. Seminar to Research Ethics Committees, Biotechnologies and the Human Condition. Belo Horizonte, Brazil (18 August)
  • Savulescu, J., (2009), the Ethics of Stem Cell Clinical Research, Guidance Workshop on Clinical Application of Stem Cell Research, London (27 April )
  • Savulescu, J., (2009), ‘Human Enhancement’. University of Oxford Alumni Event, New York, U.S. (5 November )
  • Savulescu, J., (2009), ‘Bioliberation vs. Biothreat’ Presentation to Chancellors Court of Benefactors, Oxford (1 October )
  • Savulescu, J., (2009), Panel Discussion: Perspectives on Synthetic Biology: Ethics, Public Engagement, Biosecurity and more, with Matthew Harvey, Senior Policy Advisor, Royal Society, UK; (March 24 )
  • Savulescu, J. Piers Millet, Biological Weapons Convention Implementation Support Unit, United Nations Office Geneva, Switzerland; Drew Endy, Stanford University, USA at IET BioSysBio Conference, Cambridge
  • Savulescu, J., (2009), Love Drugs and the Biological Enhancement of Love and Relationships, UKCEN Conference, St Hugh’s College, Oxford (30 June )
  • Savulescu, J. (2009), Human enhancement: Bioliberation or biothreat. Sydney Supper Club. Sydney, Australia (18 April)
  • Savulescu, J. (2009), ‘Drugs and Free Will’. Biotechnologies and the Human Condition, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (18 August )
  • Savulescu, J. (2009), European Commission (Prague, Czech Republic), 13th Forum on National Ethics Councils. Enhancement as a Human Right (4 June)
  • Savulescu, J. (2009), Genetic interventions and the ethics of human enhancement. Seminar to Research Ethics Committees, Biotechnologies and the Human Condition. Belo Horizonte, Brazil (18 August)
  • Savulescu, J. (2009), Should we use technology to change our genetic destiny. Monash PublicLecture, Melbourne, Australia (16 April)
  • Savulescu, J. (2009), Symposium Programme - Human Enhancement: What Should be Permitted? Brocher Centre, Geneva, Switzerland. Received CHF 37,500 funding from The Brocher Foundation (20-21 October )
  • Sheehan, M. and Savulescu, J. (2009), Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Workshop, Collaborated with Ethox Centre in organising a one day workshop for 60 delegates, Oxford (21 May)
  • Savulescu, J. (2009)  ‘Enhancement as a Human Right’, 13th Forum of National Ethics Councils: Neuroethics, Prague, Czech Republic-, European Commission- part of Czech EU presidency (June 4)
  • Savuescu, J. (2009), Savulescu, J., Debate From Stem Cells to Neuroethics, Presentation as part of Brain Awareness Week at the European Parliament (18 March )
  • Savulescu, J., (2009), ‘Better Than Healthy - Human Liberation : Implications of Overcoming Human Biological and Psychological Limitations’. McKinsey & Co. Directors Conference, Munich. Also led debate: ‘Medical Technologies: Enhanced Lives and Evolved Businesses, what are we to believe?’ (28-29 October )

2008

  • Clarke, S., (2008). Informed Consent and the Enhancement of Our Ability to Provide Consent, Oxford-Manchester Bioethics Workshop, University of Manchester
  • Douglas, T., (2008). Should Performance Enhancing Drugs be Legalised?, Orthopaedics and Sports Injuries, Institute of Physics, London (17-18 November )
  • Sandberg, A., (2008). Enhancement in Higher Education, Lecture for CUTHS, (St John's College, Cambridge) (24 February)
  • Sandberg, A., (2008). Enhancing minds:  the pros and cons of hi-tech methods for improving cognition, Extrobrittania, London (23 August)
  • Sandberg, A., (2008). Healthy, Wealthy and Wise:  enhancing cognition, Oxford Capital Partners Investment Forum, Oxford (16 September)
  • Savulescu, J., (2008). Debate on Cognitive Enhancement, First Annual Meeting of the Neuroethcis Society, AAAS Headquarters, Washington DC (13 November)
  • Savulescu, J., (2008). Introduction to Biomedical Ethics: The Moral Imperative to Enhance Human Beings, Brocher Summer School, Geneva (1 September)
  • Savulescu, J., (2008). The Moral Imperative to Enhance Human Beings, Crown Lecture in Ethics Duke University (25 September)
  • Savulescu, J., (2008). The Moral Imperative to Enhance Human Beings”, Pierce Scholar Lecture, Center for Ethics, Pierce Emory University, Atlanta Georgia (17 April )
  • Savulescu, J., (2008). The Moral Obligation to Enhance Human Beings, Lent Lecture Series, King's College London, London (31 January)
  • Savulescu, J., (2008). New technologies and human enhancement, Responsible Innovation, The Hague (June 5)
  • Savulescu, J., (2008). Oxford- Harvard Video Link 'Ethics, Biotechnology, and the Future of Human Nature', Oxford (11 March 2008) http://www.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk/audio/OxfordHarvard_Enhancement_130308.mp3
  • Savulescu, J., (2008). We Should Accept the Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sport, Intelligence Squared Debate, New York (15 January ) http://intelligencesquaredus.org/index.php/past-debates/we-should-accept-performance-enhancing-drugs-in-competitive-sports/
  • Sheehan, M., (2008). Enhancing children: the use of biotechnology in reproduction, Oxford Global Health Conference John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford (29 March)
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), ‘The Moral Imperative to Enhance Human Beings’ Crown Lecture in Ethics, Duke University (25 September )
  • Savulescu, J. (2008),  ‘We Should Accept the Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs In Sport’, Panellist on Intelligence Squared US debate, New York. (15 January)
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), ‘The Ethics of Creating Human- NonHuman Chimeras and Transgenesis: Should We Modify Human Nature?’, Pierce Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia (16 April )
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), ‘Ethics of Doping in Sport’, Pierce Emory University, Atlanta Georgia (16 April )
  • Savulescu, J. (2008),  ‘The Moral Imperative to Enhance Human Beings’. Pierce Scholar Lecture. Center for Ethics, Pierce Emory University, Atlanta Georgia (17 April )
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), Panellist in the debate ‘Do We Have the Right to Improve Upon Human Nature’, Smith Foundation, New York, US (15 June )
  • Savulescu, J., (2008), Ethical Decision Making, 21st Century Leaders, 12 November 2008, Templeton College, Oxford
  • Savulescu, J., (2008), the Moral Imperative to Enhance Human Beings, Eton College Philosophical Society, Eton College, 1 May
  • Savulescu, J., (2008), Love, Drugs and Marriage- The Chemicals Between Us, St Cross Seminar Series, St Cross College, 23 January (open to public)
  • Savulescu, J., (2008), The Perils of Cognitive Enhancement and the Urgent Imperative to Enhance the Moral Character of Humanity, James Martin 21 Century School Advanced Research Seminar Series, Oxford, 22 January (these are public)
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), The Case against Perfection: Ethics in the Age of Genetic Engineering,. Oxford
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), Debate on Cognitive Enhancement. First Annual Meeting of the Neuroethcis Society. AAAS Headquarters, Washington DC (13 November)
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), Introduction to Biomedical Ethics: The Moral Imperative to Enhance Human Beings. Brocher Summer School. Geneva (1 September)
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), New technologies and human enhancement. Responsible Innovation. The Hague (June 5)
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), Oxford- Harvard Video Link 'Ethics, Biotechnology, and the Future of Human Nature'. Oxford (11 March 2008)
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), The Moral Obligation to Enhance Human Beings. Lent Lecture Series. King's College London, London (31 January)
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), ‘The Ethics of Creating Human- NonHuman Chimeras and Transgenesis: Should We Modify Human Nature?’, Petrie Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics, Harvard law School, Cambridge, US (22 April)
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), ‘The Moral Obligation to Create Children With the Best Chance of the Best Life’, University of Illinois in Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago (18 April)
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), ‘Human Liberation: 5 Ways to Produce Better Humans’, CAPPE Seminar, Melbourne, Australia (16 July)
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), ‘Biotechnology, Ethics and the Free Markets’, Mont Pelerin Society Annual Conference, Tokyo, Japan (8 September )
  • Savulescu, J., (2008) Engaging with the Future, SABMiller : Emerging Ethical Dilemmas, (14 April)
  • Savulescu, J, (2008) Current Ethical Dilemmas: A Rational Approach, SABMiller Engaging with the Future Conference, Trinity College, Oxford (29 September)
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), ‘How Do We Conceive Health in 2018?’ Digitalized Globe 2018, Allianz, Munich (23 September )
  • Savulescu, J. (2008), Hinxton 2008: Science, Ethics and Policy Challenges of Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Gametes, Hinxton, Cambridge ADD 2010 Hinxton Conference wherever ends up – text currently in Industry section ]Julian Savulescu co-authored paper (with Douglas, T.) ‘Synthetic Biology and the Ethics of Knowledge’ (later published in the Journal of Medical Ethics, November 2010) which was included in the U.S. Presidential Commission’ on Bioethics Briefing Book (July 2010) to consider the scientific, social and moral implications of these new developments. (11 April )

2006

  • Savulescu, J., (2006) Submitted Evidence on Human Enhancement technologies in Sport to the Science and Technology Committee, House of Commons, London, (21 June)

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