Consultation: Mental capacity in the law of wills

Public consultation open: 13 July 2017 – 10 November 2017.  The outdated law of wills needs an overhaul according to the Law Commission. Victorian laws, out of step with the modern world, are failing to protect the vulnerable – and not allowing others to distribute their cherished possessions after they’ve gone. [The] Law Commission is consulting on […]

Job/PhD: Post-doc or PhD studentship in neuroethics

NEUROETHICS RESEARCH UNIT – INSTITUT DE RECHERCHES CLINIQUES DE MONTRÉAL (IRCM) / MONTREAL CLINICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE Postion remains open until filled. To start as early as September 1st, 2017. ICRM is seeking postdoctoral fellow, or possibly a very strong graduate student, to lead empirical and conceptual research on free will which includes the examination of people’s […]

Jobs: Psychiatry and ethics

The Neuroscience, Ethics and Society theme within the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford is currently advertising for a full-time Senior Researcher in Global Psychiatric GenEthics. Current deadline for applications is April 24th 2017. The same group, in connection with the above project and one other, will soon be advertising two full-time Research Assistant […]

Seminar: I don’t have schizophrenia but I’ll help you with your study

Wednesday 24th May, 2017, 4pm. AnteRoom (SW1.17) of the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London. Mental Health, Ethics and Law seminar. The seminar will be presented by Dr Ben Spencer whose talk is titled “‘I don’t have schizophrenia but I’ll help you with your study’  —  the role of insight in decision-making capacity […]

PhD Scholarship: Mental health justice and the capability to live in the community

Deadline for applications: 7th May 2017. Professor Sir Richard Trainor Scholarship for a PhD student to work on “Mental health justice and the capability to live in the community” with Dr Sridhar Venkatapuram and Dr Hanna Kienzler in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King’s College London. For more information about the scholarship please see:  http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/assets/PDF/graduate-school/RT-scholarship-project-advert-VENKATAPURAM.pdf […]

Workshop: Art and social psychiatry – artists’ self-publishing

1 April 2017, 2 – 5 pm. Bethlem Gallery, Bethlem Royal Hospital, BR3 3BX This event is part of the exhibition Thinking Society: Art and Social Psychiatry at the Bethlem Gallery. The workshop will explore combinations of image and text. Make your perspective on the world public! Tickets are £10. Concession tickets are available for SLaM Service users, […]