ethics

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A pill a day can prevent HIV, but there’s no guarantee Australians will get access to this life saving drug anytime soon, writes Bridget Haire.

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A cognitively enhanced society is neither inevitable nor unobjectionable, write Emma A Jane and Nicole A Vincent.

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Her vision is to use nanotechnology to deliver drugs and gene-silencing therapies directly to cancer cells. He is a social scientist with an interest in the social and ethical issues of technological change. 

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Evaluations of research ethics do not benefit from a tick-box approach, writes Gigi Foster.

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The vigil for convicted drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran showed the two men and their families that "lots of people walk this path with you," writes Joanna Mendelssohn.  

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UNSW ethicist Dr Bridget Haire says doctors working in immigration detention face tough ethical dilemmas and may find themselves unable to fulfill their professional obligations.

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Career networking is an immoral attempt to gain an illegitimate advantage over others, Ned Dobos argues. 

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When it comes to reporting the projected consequences of climate change, are journalists following their conscience or are they letting us, and future generations, down, asks Tim Dean.

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Scandals implicating pharmaceutical companies show we need better strategies if “corporate integrity” is to mean anything in the globalised medicine market, write Wendy Lipworth and Ian Kerridge. 

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An Australian-first survey co-authored by David McKnight shows that despite newspapers moving online, the majority of media professionals are still committed to quality, ethical journalism.

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