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Funded PhD position on the Ethics of Large Language Models (4yrs)
Institute of Ethics, Dublin City University, Ireland

The Institute of Ethics at Dublin City University is inviting applications for a 4 year fully funded (stipends & registration fees) PhD position focused on the Ethics of Large Language Models.

  • Deadline application: 1 September 2023
  • Start date: October/ November 2023
  • Please apply here

The proposed PhD project will contribute to the debate on large language models by developing a thorough analysis of some of the most urgent ethical issues in development and/or deployment of LLMs. The PhD will be supervised by Prof Bert Gordijn (Institute of Ethics) and Dr Joss Moorkens (School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies

The project is co-funded by the ADAPT Centre and the Institute of Ethics at Dublin City University.

For more information see here.


Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Division of Ethics in Medicine, Germany

Stellenausschreibung wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in  (m/w/d)

In der Abteilung “Ethik in der Medizin” (Leitung: Prof. Dr. Mark Schweda) des Departments für Versorgungsforschung der Fakultät VI – Medizin und Gesundheitswissenschaften der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg ist zum 01.04.2023 eine Stelle einer/eines Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiter*in (m/w/d)(Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L, 75 %, befristet auf 36 Monate) zu besetzen.

Die Stelle ist in dem DFG-geförderten Forschungsprojekt “Osteuropäische Live-in Hilfen in häuslichen Versorgungstriaden bei Demenz: informelle Versorgungskonzepte, Kommunikationsmacht und Sorgeverantwortung” angesiedelt.

Deadline: 21.11.2022

For more information see https://uol.de/stellen?stelle=69157


Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Division of Ethics in Medicine (Oldenburg, Germany)

Stellenausschreibung wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in (m/w/d)

In der Abteilung “Ethik in der Medizin” (Leitung: Prof. Dr. Mark Schweda) des Departments für Versorgungsforschung der Fakultät VI – Medizin und Gesundheitswissenschaften der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg ist zum 15.08.2022 eine Stelle einer/eines Wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeiter*in (m/w/d) (Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L, 50 % der regelmäßigen wöchentlichen Arbeitszeit) für zunächst drei Jahre zu besetzen.

Deadline: 13.06.2022

For more information see here.


University of Basel – Institute for Biomedical Ethics

The Institute for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Basel offers two interesting PhD opportunities:

  • Topic “Decision making in times of scarce resources: A mixed-method study”. For more information see here.
  • Topic  “ELSI issues of rare diseases: Evaluating Parent Perceptions, Economic Burden, and the Impact of Online Coaching Interventions for Parents of Children Diagnosed with the 22q11 Deletion Syndrome”. For more information see here.

Deadline: 28 February 2022

2024 Series of Ethics seminars – Province (France)
The Saint Andre International Center for Ethics and Integrity is offering the following ethics seminars in 2024
  • Ethics of end‐of‐life care: Contributions from the arts and humanities (Feb 11‐17; Rome, Italy)
  • Ethics educators workshop (Sept 16‐20; Provence, France)
  • Bioethics colloquium (Sept 23‐26 Provence, France)
  • Health care ethics: Catholic perspectives (Oct 22‐26, Provence)

For more information see here.


2023 Series of Ethics Seminars – Provence (France)
The Saint Andre International Center for Ethics and Integrity, a new non profit organisation, is offering the following ethics seminars in the south of France/Provence area 
  • Health care ethics Catholic perspectives (July 19 27 2023)
  • Interdisciplinary research methods in applied ethics (Aug 9 17 2023)
  • Bioethics colloquium (Oct 25 28 2023)
  • Ethics teacher training course Oct 31 Nov 4 2023

The 2023 seminars will take place at the conference center Notre Dame de Grace in Rochefort du Gard, located 15 minutes from Avignon There is a nearby TGV train station with direct high speed connections to Paris and other airports All seminars contain a mixture of presentations by invited speakers, contributions by participants, discussion sessions, time for individual meetings, and organized excursions to cultural sites with direct relevance to the seminar theme The registration fee for each seminar in the series includes lodging, most meals, transportation to and from Avignon TGV train station to the conference center, and cultural excursions Seminars are limited to 20 participants

For more information see here.


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30th International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference (IVBEC) 2023 on “New Frontiers in Business Ethics”.

Thursday, 26th – Saturday, 28th October 2023, Dublin City University – Ireland

The conference is organised by the School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music in conjunction with the Institute of Ethics and DCU Business School. The IVBEC welcomes leading academics, business professionals, and young scholars’ examination of and reflection on current ethical issues affecting businesses, as well as economic, political, and social life.

For more information see here.


Foundation for the Study of Experimental Reasoning, Reliability, and the Objectivity and Rationality of Science (E.R.R.O.R.S.); Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS), London School of Economics; Virginia Tech Department of Philosophy

ONLINE  Workshop  “The Statistics Wars and Their Casualties”  –  22-23 September 2022  15:00-18:00 pm London Time

To register for the workshop, please fill out the registration form here.


International Conference on Clinical Ethics and Consultation (ICCEC), theme of the conference “Clinical Ethics: Consultation and/or Education?”

Wednesday June 7th – Saturday June 10th , 2023, A. Gemelli School of Medicine, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome (Italy)

For more information see here.

Looking at attending our 2024 Conference in Frankfurt/ Offenbach?

Our 36th ESPMH Conference will be held in Frankfurt/ Offenbach, Germany. Please register here to attend the conference.