ethics

People in aged care

UNSW’s Richard Hugman says it is time to stop treating elderly people as objects, as the Royal Commission into Aged Care and Safety continues.

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With companies increasingly handing decisions over to AI, tech giants like Google and Microsoft have to navigate the ethical challenges posed by machines.

Susan Dodds

UNSW’s Arts & Social Sciences Dean, Susan Dodds, gave a Festival of Dangerous Ideas audience food for thought on how to better support the most vulnerable people in our society.

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The man known as the most popular professor in the world had some challenges for UNSW audiences.

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Digitial imaging has become an essential part of medical practice but we still don't have the right legislation to ensure legal and ethical protections, write Adrian Dyer, Jair Garcia and Ted Rohr.

security camera shop

Customers who are angry are more likely to behave unethically, no matter how high the stakes, writes Nitika Garg.

asylum seekers

The Australian system's lack of transparency is helping perpetuate ongoing human rights abuses and what amounts to torture in remote offshore detention centres, write ethicists including UNSW's John-Paul Saggaran in a special issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics.

retirement

Enshrining the objective of superannuation in legislation could have unintended consequences, writes Anthony Asher.

Cayman Islands

John Taylor explores whether investing in hedge funds in tax havens is both legal and ethical.

Anthony Asher

In his new book, Working Ethically in Finance: Clarifying our Vocation, UNSW Business School Associate Professor Anthony Asher looks at ethics in terms of virtues, or values, and finds an aspiration to integrity is universal. Asher speaks with Julian Lorkin for BusinessThink.

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