Student Prizes

Two student prizes are offered through the Australian Assiciation of Bioethics & Health Law 2013 Conference

  • John McPhee Prize (Law)
  • Max Charlesworth Prize (Bioethics)

 

Conditions of entry
An essay by a University student that addresses
1. The John McPhee prize in health, law and ethics: a topic related to health, law and ethics
2. The Max Charlesworth prize in bioethics: ethical issues arising in relation to medicine, the health sciences or health care in general from any of the disciplines that offer a perspective on such issues, including philosophy, bioethics, law, social theory, sociology, anthropology, psychology, feminism, linguistics, cultural studies, history, literary theory and literature

Length
Not exceed 5000 words

Submission or conformity requirements on the paper or essay
Essay should conform to the requirements for submission to the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry (refer http://www.springer.com/medicine/journal/11673) and submitted as a word document attachment to anna@conferencedesign.com.au

Date of submission
Friday 3rd May 2013 (by COB)

Selection panel
Two persons nominated by the AABHL committee and two members of the editorial board of the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry

Criteria for assessment
The John McPhee prize in health, law and ethics: Scholarship in health, law and ethics; exploration of the interface between health, law and ethics; ability to communicate; originality.
The Max Charlesworth prize in bioethics: Evidence of academic scholarship; familiarity with the chosen area; rigour in presentation; originality

Prize
Invitation to present the paper at this year's conference. Complimentary registration fees at the conference; one year’s subscription to AABHL membership; automatic submission of the paper for consideration for publication in the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry

 

Important Dates

Abstracts Due 22 April
Abstract Notifications 26 April
Presenter Registration 10 May
Student Essays Due 3 May
Early-Bird Closes 21 May
Conference 11 July



Organising Committee

Ian Kerridge, (Co-convenor) Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, Sydney Medical School
Bill Madden, Slater & Gordon
Kristin Savell, Centre for Health Governance, Law and Ethics, Sydney Law School
Roger Magnusson, Centre for Health Governance, Law and Ethics, Sydney Law School
Belinda Bennett, Centre for Health Governance, Law and Ethics, Sydney Law School
Cameron Stewart, (Co-convenor) Centre for Health Governance, Law and Ethics, Sydney Law School
Wendy Rogers, Macquarie University
Julie Letts, Ministry of Health

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