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Full time | Sutton Bonington Campus | 3 years | JAN-23

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Full time


3 years

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Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Biology Medical Ethics

Course type


Course Summary

We have extensive international experience of research in applied bioethics, biotechnology assessment and the sociology of science and technology.

Our research is funded by the Welcome Trust, Leverhulme Trust, European Union, BBSRC and other national research councils and charities.

The bioethics group works closely with staff across the University of Nottingham including the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, and the School of Sociology and Social Policy.

Research areas

Research can be grouped into four main themes:

  • Animal, veterinary, food and agricultural ethics
  • Ethical tool/frameworks (including the Ethical Matrix)
  • Responsible research and biotechnology innovation
  • Human and animal health, and welfare

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Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject or 2:2 (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject with a Merit at masters. Other qualifications may also be accepted.