Research areas and methodologies

The Research Unit in Bioethics and Humanities carries out its activity through a multidisciplinary composition (doctors, philosophers, psychologists, nurses and jurists) which allows it to recognize when research and experimentation are really placed at the service of man according to Ethics of a job well done.

Research areas include: 

  • Moral Philosophy (Theory of Anthropology and General Ethics);
  • Applied ethics (to Medicine, Ingengineering and human nutrition);
  • General Bioethics (Theory of the Ethics of a job well done);
  • Clinical Bioethics (Clinical Reasoning, End of Life, Clinical Psychology, etc.);
  • Medical Humanities;
  • Forensic Medicine (Professional Responsibility, Clinical Risk Management, Innovation and quality of care, etc.).

Collaborations with other research centres

The implementation of project activities, the organization of congresses, conferences, seminars and publishing activities are also carried out in collaboration with qualified national and international research groups including: 

  • Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Rome
  • University of Rome "La Sapienza
  • University of Insubria 
  • University of Camerino
  • University of Siena 
  • Vita-Salute San Raffaele University 
  • University of Valladolid
  • Pontifical University of the Holy Cross
  • Pontifical Lateran University
  • National Federation of Surgeons and Dentists
  • Italian Network for Safety in Health Care
  • Provincial Health Authority (ASP) Trapani 
  • Fondazione Mondo Digitale 
  • Aldo Torsoli Foundation
  • Panamerican University (Mexico)
  • University of Piura (Peru)
  • Hospital Universitario Austral (Argentina)
  • Strathmore University (Kenya)
  • Laboratoire Anthropologie, Archeologie, Biologie (LAAB) 
  • Confindustria
  • ASL Rome 4 Civitavecchia
  • Palliative Care Center Carlo Chenis
  • Order of Ingengineers of Rome