News and events

Febr. 17 - 18, 2014: Seminar "On gametes and guidelines: A symposium for exploring the use of interdisciplinary and empirical bioethics to inform the regulation of reproductive technologies". Organised by Veerle Provoost & Jonathan Ives. Venue: Brocher foundation, Geneva. 

Febr. 27, 2014: Seminar "Medisch begeleide voortplanting in juridisch en ethisch perspectief". Gents Instituut voor Gezondheidsrecht.

Aug. 19 - 22, 2015: 29th European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine and Health care: "Medicalisation". Organised by the European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare (ESPMH) and the Bioethics Institute Ghent (BIG). Venue: Augustijnenklooster, Academiestraat 1, 9000 Ghent, Belgium.

Aug. 26, 2015: Conference on Ethics of Families. Organised by the Network on Ethics of Families. Venue: Augustijnenklooster, Academiestraat 1, 9000 Ghent, Belgium. Additional info is available on this website.

Aug. 27 – 28, 2015: “Donor conception: An unfamiliar path to a normal family?”. Organised by the research group on social and genetic parenthood from Ghent University (Belgium). Venue: Augustijnenklooster, Academiestraat 1, 9000 Ghent, Belgium. Additional info is available on this website.

June 18, 2016: Bits of love - TEDxGhent: Prof. dr. Veerle Provoost gives a TED talk about dilemmas regarding modern reproductive techniques. Click here to watch the TED talk. 

December 22, 2016: Kristof Jakiela wins award for his master thesis on deafness and childwish (supervisor: Prof. dr. Veerle Provoost).