Critical Bioethics

Program Director

Dr Catherine Mills

Sydney Researchers

A/Prof. Ian Kerridge
Dr Chris Jordens
Prof. Catherine Waldby

Research Students

Aric Bendorf
Bridget Haire


Morrell B, Lipworth W, Axler R, Kerridge I, Little M. Cancer as Rubbish: Donation of Tumor Tissue for Research. Qualitative Health Research. 2011; 21(1): 75-84.

Little M. On agonising: Street charity and first ethics. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. 2010; 7(3): 321-327.

Mooney-Somers, J & Ussher, J M. Sex as commodity: Single and partnered men’s subjectification as heterosexual men. Men and Masculinities. 2010; 12(3): 353-73.

Little M. The role of regret in informed consent. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. 2009; 6(1): 49-59.

Mooney-Somers J, Perz J & Ussher J M. A complex negotiation: Women’s experiences of naming and not naming premenstrual distress in couple relationships. Women & Health. 2008; 47(3): 57-77.

Ussher J M, Perz J & Mooney-Somers J. The Experience and Positioning of Affect in the Context of Intersubjectivity: The Case of Premenstrual Syndrome. International Journal of Critical Psychology. 2007; 21: 144-165.

Little M. Conflict of interest, vested interests and health research. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 2000; 6: 413-20.

Little M. Research, ethics and conflicts of interest. Journal of Medical Ethics. 1999; 25(3): 259-62.

Little M. Resource constraints, moral pressures – can we still afford ourselves? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 1998; 68: 757-59.

Little M, Fearnside M. On trust. The Online Journal of Ethics. 1997; 2(1).

Little M, Leeder S. Autonomy, logic, hermeneutics and informed consent. European Journal of Surgery. 1996; 162: 3-10.