The purpose of this topic is to provide appreciation of the impact of new developments in Bioscience technology upon the law, ethics, society and the environment. The topic will consider the national and international regulatory aspects and the ethical and social aspects of: control of genetically modified organisms; cloning and reproductive technologies; stem cell therapy; clinical trials; genetic testing and protection of the environment. Through case study analysis the topic will also explore what it means to be an ethical bioscience professional.
Ethical and legal considerations are an integral part of the training of bioscience students.
This topic aims to: