Media Enquiries


The Centre can assist the media with enquiries about current controversies and developments in medicine and biomedical science.

General media enquiries can be directed to Glenys Eddy, VELiM's Administrative Officer, on +61 2 9036 3405 or by emailing


Specialist Media Contacts




  • bioethics
  • consent
  • decision-making
  • advance care planning
  • pharmaceutical industry
  • organ donation and transplantation
  • genetics
  • stem cells
  • biotechnology
  • clinical practice
  • terminal illness
  • withdrawal of treatment
  • rationing
  • euthanasia and assisted suicide
  • research ethics
  • complementary medicine

  • medical humanities

  • history of medicine
  • public health
  • biology
  • history of Aboriginal health

  • end-of-life decisions
  • consent

  • mental health and ethics

  • health scares
  • health risks
  • infectious disease control
  • pandemic influenza
  • risk communication
  • history of medicine
  • history of public health
  • medical museums
  • medicine and art
  • medicine and literature
  • medical humanities
  • cancer risk
  • public health ethics