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Simon Jenkins

Job Title
Associate Professor
WMS - Health Sciences
Research Interests

My research interests include: reproductive ethics, parenting, research ethics, informed consent, Ebola virus disease, military medicine, insect suffering, welfare biology, population dynamics, social robotics, machine intelligence, catastrophic risk, decision theory, environmental ethics, population ethics, and value theory.


I completed my undergraduate degree in Stirling, during which time I undertook a year of study abroad at the University of Victoria, Canada. After this, I completed a Masters degree in Ethics and Political Theory at Reading, before commencing my PhD in medical ethics in Birmingham. I successfully defended my thesis in November 2013 and graduated in July 2014.