Overview of VELiM's Research Areas


VELiM has research programs in the following areas:

Public Health Ethics
  • Ethics, Evidence & Action in Public Health
  • Ethics & Drugs & Biotechnology Policy
  • Ethics & Non-Communicable Disease Prevention
  • Ethics & Communicable Disease Prevention
Clinical Ethics, Health Law and Critical Bioethics
  • Consent
  • End-of-life Decision Making
  • Clinical Ethics in Practice
  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies
  • Sexuality and Intimacy
  • Critical Bioethics
Mental Health
  • Involuntary Treatment
Research Ethics
  • Biobanking
  • Publication and Authorship
  • Peer Review
Infectious Diseases, Immunisation and Critical Illness
Bodies, Organs and Tissues
  • Organ Donation and Transplantation
  • Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
  • Cord Blood Banking and Donation
Philosophy and Sociology of Medicine
  • Medical Epistemology
  • Critical Studies of Education
  • Values Based Medicine
  • Professionalism
  • Sociology of Health and Illness
Non-Human Animals and Ethics
Oral Health
Medical Humanities and the History of Medicine
  • Medical Humanities
  • History of Medicine
Science and Technology Studies