Dialogues in Research Ethics

Since 1992, the Dialogues in Research Ethics series has provided an opportunity for UM faculty, staff, students, visitors and members of the community to exchange ideas about ethical issues in a format designed to emphasize discussion and debate.

For a list of past Dialogues, see the Dialogue Archives


April 13, 2018
Science and Politics: A Bad Patch or the New Normal?
Jonathan D. Moreno, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

March 9, 2018 
Anatomy in "Nazi" Germany - Politics, Science, Ethics and Legacy
Sabine Hildebrandt, MD
Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School

February 13, 2018
When Mentors Break the Rules
Allison Harbin, PhD
Brooklyn, NY

January 29, 2018
Dr. Frankenstein's IRB Submission
Jessica Rosenberg, PhD
University of Miami

November 10, 2017
Autonomous Weapons Systems
Duncan Purves, PhD
University of Florida

October 26, 2017
Neuroethics, Science and Society
Chelsea Skelley, PhD
University of Miami


Dialogues in Research Ethics began in partnership with the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Since then, it has also been sponsored by the following organizations:

  • Miami Clinical & Translational Science Institute
  • UM Office of the Vice Provost for Research
  • Research Service of the Miami VAMC
  • UM Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Mailman Center for Child Development
  • South Florida VA Foundation for Research and Education
For more information, contact Ken Goodman (kgoodman@miami.edu, 305-243-5723).