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Prof. Ruth Chadwick University of Manchester, UK

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Biography

Professor Ruth Chadwick is Professor of Bioethics at the University of Manchester. From 2002-2013 she directed the ESRC Centre for Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (Cesagen). She co-edits Bioethics and Life Sciences, Society and Policy and has served on the Council of the Human Genome Organisation, the Panel of... read moreEminent Ethical Experts of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), and the UK Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes (ACNFP). She is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, of the Hastings Center, New York; of the Learned Society of Wales, of the Royal Society of Arts; and of the Society of Biology. In 2005 she won the World Technology Network Award for Ethics.