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Groundbreaking Events

The activities of the Institute for Practical Ethics center on increasing the amount of ethical research and deliberation on campus. To this end, activities include high visibility international speakers and conferences on issues of global concern, as well as focused working-group meetings and presentations for our multiple research groups.


FALL 2023

Oct. 10, 2023 | 12-1:20 p.m.
Workshop Series: Viktoria Cologna, "The role of trust in science for individual and collective action on climate change"

Nov. 16, 2023 | 12:30-1:50 p.m.
Workshop Series: Derek Halm, "Epistemic and ethical concerns with hybridization and conservation"

Nov. 30, 2023 | 12:30-1:50 p.m.
Workshop Series: Jon Rueda Etxebarria, "My Body, My Lab? The Ethics of Self-Experimentation with Do-It-Yourself Genetics"


Several Institute for Practical Ethics events are by invitation only. Please contact to inquire about a specific event.

Cultivating Conversations Event Series

Hosted by the UC San Diego Research Ethics Program, the Cultivating Conversations monthly event series reviews the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSIs) of health research, aiming to increase awareness of how new technologies can introduce new ethical challenges.

The virtual events are open to UC San Diego community members and collaborators.


Event Archive

View details and recordings of past events from the Institute of Practical Ethics.