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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 7/18 (Medical Ethics); 7/52 (Ethics); 9/41 (Social Issues); 17/39 (Social Sciences Biomedical)
Online ISSN: 1467-8519
Associated Title(s): Developing World Bioethics
Recently Published Issues
Ethics of Mitochondrial Donation
Bioethics Special Issue
Publication February 2018
Online Publication 2017
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 11TH JANUARY 2016
Dr John Appleby (King’s College London)
Professor Rosamund Scott (King’s College London)
Professor Stephen Wilkinson (Lancaster University)
The Editors of Bioethics are pleased to announce a special issue on the Ethics of Mitochondrial Donation. We invite submissions on all aspects of this topic. Read More
‘Quality & Evaluation of Clinical Ethics Support: Theory, Methodology & Results’
Bioethics Special Issue
Publication January 2017
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 1st February 2016
The Editors of Bioethics are pleased to announce a special issue on the Quality & Evaluation of Clinical Ethics Support: Theory, methodology & results. We invite submissions on all aspects of this topic. Read More
Should We Allow Organ Donation Euthanasia? Alternatives for Maximizing the Number and Quality of Organs for Transplantation
Dominic Wilkinson and Julian Savulescu
End-of-Life Decision-Making in Canada: The Report by the Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel on End-of-Life Decision-Making
Udo Schüklenk, Johannes J. M. Van Delden, Jocelyn Downie, Sheila A. M. Mclean, Ross Upshur And Daniel Weinstock
Procreative Beneficence: Why We Should Select the Best Children
Voluntary Euthanasia: A Utilitarian Perspective
Attitudes Towards Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: A Comparison Between Psychiatrists and Other Physicians
Tal Bergman Levy, Shlomi Azar, Ronen Huberfeld, Andrew M. Siegel and Rael D. Strous
The Moral Obligation to Create Children with the Best Chance of The Best Life
Julian Savulescu and Guy Kahane
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Bioethics Virtual Issues
We are pleased to announce the compilation of virtual issues on Best Practice in Conceptual Bioethics and The Role of Philosophy and Philosophers in Bioethics guest-edited by Matty Häyry and Tuija Takala.
A brief introduction to these issues by Udo Schuklenk can also be found on the Philosopher's Eye blog.
In 2011 Bioethics celebrated the publication of its 25th Volume with a Special Anniversary Issue (25:2). The special issue reviews how the nature of publishing bioethics and Bioethics, and the nature of the field, have evolved over the last quarter of a century.
Other Recent Special Issues:
Volume 29, Issue 1
Volume 28, Issue 2
Islamic Bioethics: Text and Context
Volume 28, Issue 1
Let Conscience Be Their Guide? Conscientious Refusals in Health Care
Volume 27, Issue 8
Synthetic Biology for Human Health: Ethical and Policy Issues
Volume 27, Issue 6
International Association of Bioethics 11th World Congress
Volume 26, Issue 7
The Role of Solidarity in Bioethics
Volume 25, Issue Supplement S1
End-of-Life Decision-Making in Canada - The Report by the Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel
Volume 25, Issue 8
International Association of Bioethics 10th World Congress
Volume 25, Issue 7
Clinical Ethics Support Services: Theory, method and practise
Volume 25, Issue 2
25th Anniversary Issue
Volume 25, Issue 1
End-of-Life Decision-Making in Canada
Volume 24, Issue 7
International Perspectives on the Baby Trade
Developing World Bioethics
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Developing World Bioethics provides long needed case studies, teaching materials, news in brief, and legal backgrounds to bioethics scholars and students in developing and developed countries alike.
Below are the most accessed articles from Developing World Bioethics during 2014:
Global Health Ethics for Students
Andrew D. Pinto and Ross E.G. Upshur
Bioethics and the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa
Fair Trade International Surrogacy
Ethical Considerations in Clinical Trials: A Critique of the ICH-GCP Guideline
Sharon Kaur and Choong Yeow Choy
New to Bioethics!
In 2011, the Royal Society’s committee on end-of-life decision-making in Canada has published a free report in Bioethics on end-of-life decision-making. The committee spent two years studying this issue, and the experience of other countries which have decriminalized assisted suicide.
Read this report for free here.