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Food Ethics Lecture Series

When: Apr 23, 2012 at 3:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 101 Pattee Library

What do we mean when we talk about “food ethics”? What role have industry, government, the academy, and other actors played in shaping what we know about food, and our understanding of the various issues identified as questions of “food ethics”? Jonathan H. Marks, Associate Professor of Bioethics, Humanities, and Law; explores. Food Ethics Lecture Series - Read More…

Industry Sponsorship and Health-Related Food Research: Institutional Integrity, Ethical Challenges, and Policy Implications

When: from Mar 29, 2012 8:00 AM to Mar 30, 2012 5:00 PM

Symposium jointly sponsored by the Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State and the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University March 29–30, 2012 Industry Sponsorship and Health-Related Food Research: Institutional Integrity, Ethical Challenges, and Policy Implications - Read More…

Pain in Fish: Should This Influence How We Handle and Harvest Them?

When: Jan 23, 2012 at 3:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library

Victoria Braithwaite is Professor of Fisheries and Biology at Penn State University and Visiting Professor in Marine Biology at the University of Bergen, Norway. Victoria’s research focuses on developing behavioral and neurobiological measures for the assessment of animal cognition. Much of her recent work has been addressing whether fish are capable of suffering from pain. Pain in Fish: Should This Influence How We Handle and Harvest Them? - Read More…

Personalized Nutrition: Ethical and Regulatory Aspects

When: Oct 24, 2011 at 3:00 PM
Where: Greg Sutliff Auditorium, Lewis Katz Building

David Castle is Professor and Chair of Innovation in the Life Sciences at the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on social aspects of life science innovation including democratic engagement, regulation and governance, and intellectual property and knowledge management. He has published extensively on the social dimensions of science, technology and innovation, has held several major research awards, and has considerable experience leading strategic research initiatives and research project management. Prof. Castle has consulted widely to government and industry on issues such as the impact of national technology transfer policies and programs, intellectual property and knowledge management strategies, and the role of non-scientific considerations in the regulation of science and technology. Personalized Nutrition: Ethical and Regulatory Aspects - Read More…

What Makes Food Good? The Terrain of Food Ethics and the Agrarian Tradition

When: Aug 05, 2011 at 1:15 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library

The potential scope for food ethics extends from questions about diet, health and the safety of foods to broader issues that connect cultural identity to farming methods and native soils. What Makes Food Good? The Terrain of Food Ethics and the Agrarian Tradition - Read More…

The Ethics of Food Choice: Personal Responsibility vs. Social Responsibility

When: Apr 02, 2009 at 7:00 PM
Where: Nittany Lion Inn, Ballroom C

A Conversation with Marion Nestle

When: Apr 01, 2009 at 7:00 PM
Where: Outreach Building, Innovation Park

Confronting Climate Instability: Health Consequences and Healthy Solutions

When: Mar 23, 2009 at 3:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library

A Conversation with Mark Schapiro

When: Feb 18, 2009 at 7:00 PM
Where: Outreach Building, Innovation Park

Why We're Exposed and Others are Protected: The Ethics of Toxic Chemical Regulation

When: Feb 18, 2009 at 3:00 PM
Where: Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library