Lunch Series NeurotechEU partner University of Bonn

Every month, partner university of NeurotechEU, the University Bonn, the Transdisciplinary Research Area ”Life and Health” (TRA 3), and the Collaborative Research Centre EmpkinS are organising lunch lectures about ”Ethics, AI and Health”. International experts will share their cutting-edge research in a 30-minute presentation, after which is room for discussion and a Q&A. 

Mark Gaffley
Ethical Considerations of AI in Health Care: A prognosis from Sub-Saharan Africa

Attorney Mark Gaffley kicked off the lunch series with a lecture on March 9th about the ethical considerations of AI in health care. Gaffley is currently reading for his PhD at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and is co-author of the first major investigation of the human rights implications of the 4IR in South Africa. Gaffley presented an ethical analysis of how AI technology is deployed in Southern Africa. Recommendations and opportunities for AI in healthcare were also discussed.

Karin Jongsma
More than the sum of its parts? The ethics of human-AI collaboration in medicine

Dr. Karin Jongsma from Utrecht University will give a talk about human-AI collaboration in medicine on April 6th. Jongsma is an associate professor and leader of a research group on the ethics of (bio)medical innovation. She will give a talk about the ways human-AI collaboration should take shape and about ethical norms.

Giulia Cavaliere
How To (And Not To) Theorise on Abortion in Light of Technological Developments

On May 4th, Dr. Giulia Cavaliere, lecturer at King’s College London, will address two arguments that have been proposed regarding the connection between abortion and ectogestation. The first argument suggests that ectogestation offers a resolution or conclusion to the issue of abortion, while the second argument asserts that the availability of safe and successful ectogestation raises doubts about the ethical and legal validity of current abortion practices.

The lectures will take place on Thursday, April 6th and May 4th, via Zoom, from 12.30 – 1.30 pm. Register here

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