Capabilities for transdisciplinary research

Categories: journal article

Title: Capabilities for transdisciplinary research Authors: Cian O’Donovan, Ola Michalec and Josh Moon Journal: Research Evaluation Download full paper: https://academic.oup.com/rev/advance-article/doi/10.1093/reseval/rvab038/6481782 DOI: doi.org/10.1093/reseval/rvab038 Abstract Problems framed as societal challenges have provided fresh impetus for transdisciplinary research. In response, funders have started programmes aimed at increasing transdisciplinary research capacity. However current programme evaluations do not adequately measure … Read More

Rapid Response: Re: How the nursing profession should adapt for a digital future

Categories: op-ed

Letter to the BMJ: https://www.bmj.com/content/373/bmj.n1190/rr-0 June 18th 2021 Dear Editor, Digital transformations are not inevitable, and they do not lead inevitably to social progress. Richard Booth and colleagues have provided a timely analysis of a range of emerging technologies that may impact nursing and healthcare. They draw attention to important issues of ethics and suggest … Read More

Written evidence on covid-19 lessons submitted to House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

Categories: government consultation

Project: UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator Submission site: https://committees.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/37296/html/ Overview: The two Select Committees were examining the impact and effectiveness of action taken by government and the advice it has received. They are considering a range of issues and we are responding to the consultation under the headings listed, contributing to those where we have expertise … Read More

Living and dying with covid: When every life counts equally, how should we count deaths?

Categories: blog

Authors: Cian O’Donovan, Melanie Smallman, James Wilson Project: UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator Originally published: https://ukpandemicethics.org/living-and-dying-with-covid-when-every-life-counts-equally-how-should-we-count-deaths/ Summary: Counts of covid-19 deaths will continue to influence government responses for some time to come Infrastructures for counting deaths must be adapted to fit evolving circumstances As we adapt to living with covid-19 data that report how people die … Read More

Mandating vaccination in care homes

Categories: government consultation

Project: UK Pandemic Ethics Accelerator Government consultation response: https://ukpandemicethics.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Mandatory-Vaccination-in-Care-Homes.-Response-from-the-UK-Pandemic-Ethics-Accelerator-Data-use-and-Public-values-transparency-and-governance-workstreams.pdf