God and Bioethics - 18 April 2009
This day conference focussed on several currently topical bioethical issues including the science and ethics of stem cell research, and the role of faith in profesional health care and in ethical decision making. The conference was held at the National University of Ireland Maynooth.
|9.30 - 10.30||Registration
Tea and Coffee
|10.30 - 11.30||
Dr. John Murray
School of Theology, Mater Dei Institute of Education, Dublin
"The role of faith in ethical decision making."
|11.30 - 12.30||
Dr. Peter Saunders
Former general surgeon and General Secretary of Christian Medical Fellowship, UK
"The role of faith in professional health care: the issue of assisted suicide."
|12.30 - 14.00||Lunch
|14.00 - 15.00||
Prof. Martin Clynes
Director of the National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology, Dublin City University
"The science of stem cell research."
|15.00 - 16.00||
Dr. Dónal O'Mathúna
Senior Lecturer in Ethics, School of Nursing, Dublin City University
"The ethics of stem cell research."