Open Burns, Ill Winds

ProPublica, July 20, 2017
by Abraham Lustgarten

[...] More than three decades ago, Congress banned American industries and localities from disposing of hazardous waste in these sorts of “open burns,’’ concluding that such uncontrolled… Read More

Tenure Track or Tenured Professor For a New Initiative in Practical Ethics
University of California, San Diego

Deadline: October 14, 2016

The University of California, San Diego invites applications from outstanding candidates for up to four separate searches (totaling up to eight positions) for TENURE TRACK or TENURED FACULTY POSITIONS… Read More

Research Project Coordinator
Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

Deadline: July 29, 2016

General Description The Research Project Coordinator will provide research and administrative assistance for two grant-funded projects at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics.  The first… Read More

Identified Versus Statistical Lives - Book talk and discussion

Harvard Chan School of Public Health, Building 1, room 1208, Thursday, May 7, 12:30 - 1:30 PM
by Featuring co-editors I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Nir Eyal, and Norman Daniels

The essays in Identified versus Statistical Lives: An Interdisciplinary Approach address the identified lives effect, namely, the greater human proclivity to assist persons and groups identified as at… Read More

Research Ethics Education Assistant
The Environmental Protection Agency

Deadline: February 13, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking to hire a recent graduate or a current student in a science, policy, or a closely-related field to help plan and implement a cross-agency strategy for… Read More

Student Contractor
Program in Human Research Ethics and Oversight (PHREO), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Deadline: October 31, 2014

The Program in Human Research Ethics and Oversight (PHREO) at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) oversees the ethics of all research involving human participants that is conducted by EPA scientists… Read More

Summer Institute in Bioethics
Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, Yale University

Deadline: January 17, 2015

Yale University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics is again hosting its intensive Summer Institute in Bioethics for US and international participants June 1 - July 24, 2015.  This eight-week… Read More

Academic Fellow Jeffrey Skopek to Join Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge

Petrie-Flom Center, August 11, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Petrie-Flom Academic Fellow Jeffrey Skopek will be joining the law faculty of the University of Cambridge in the fall.  At Cambridge, Jeff will continue his… Read More

UCLA, Harvard Law Schools launch joint annual conference on food law and policy

Harvard Law Today, August 8, 2014

From the article: UCLA School of Law and Harvard Law School have announced the inauguration of the UCLA-Harvard Food Law and Policy Conference, a joint annual conference that will focus on issues in the… Read More

Harvard Law School to Host Conference on Food Safety Law

Food Safety News, December 10, 2013
by James Andrews

The Petrie-Flom Center's upcoming conference "New Directions for Food Safety: The Food Safety Modernization Act and Beyond," which will be held at Harvard Law School on Friday, February 21, 2014, was… Read More