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0:30 PM, 19 Oct 2022 - 1:30 PM, 19 Oct 2022, Online - Join using link in announcement

Global Ethics Day 2022 Online Event / 19th October

Global Ethics Day Online Event: Let's Use the Power of Ethics to Build a Better World

19 October 2022        12.30pm – 1.30pm (Irish Time)

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Keynote Presentation: 'Research Ethics for Disasters and Humanitarian Settings: Empowering Ethical Research'

Professor Dónal O’Mathúna

Dónal O’Mathúna, BSc(Pharm), MA, PhD, is Associate Professor at The Ohio State University’s (OSU) College of Nursing and Associate Director for Research at the OSU Center for Bioethics ( in Columbus, Ohio, USA. As Director of the OSU Cochrane Affiliate at the Fuld Institute for Evidence-Based Practice he conducts training in systematic review methods and authors systematic reviews. His research addresses ethics during disasters and humanitarian crises, particularly research ethics. He is the Principal Investigator for a recently funded US National Institutes of Health project to develop and implement the MSc in One Health and Emergency Research Ethics (MOHERE) Program, a joint initiative with the University of Nairobi, Kenya. During COVID-19, he conducted research into moral distress and moral injury in nurses, and on the ethics of how evidence informs policy and practice during pandemics. He is a member of the scarce resource allocation committee at the OSU Wexner Medical Center and the Research Ethics Review Committee of the World Health Organization. He has contributed to ethics initiatives with WHO, UNICEF and other international organizations, authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and co-edited several books ( ).


Dr Dug Cubie, UCC School of Law

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