Brocher Foundation Residency awarded to Dr. Joan McCarthy, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork.
The Brocher Fondation is a non-profit organisation on the shores of Lake Geneva near Hermance in Switzerland.
The Brocher Fondation is a non-profit organisation on the shores of Lake Geneva near Hermance in Switzerland. Its purpose is to host scientists and experts whose research engages with the ethical, legal and social implications of the development of medical research and biotechnologies. One of the ways in which the Fondation encourages multidisciplinary research is to host 50 research experts per annum in fields such as; bioethics, law, anthropology, history, and philosophy.
This year (April 2019), Dr. Joan McCarthy from the School of Nursing and Midwifery was awarded a Brocher Residency in order to work on the edited collection: Nursing Ethics: Feminist Perspectives (forthcoming from Springer, April 2020) with colleague, Prof. Helen Kohlen, University of Vallendar in Germany.