SIBLE have an international reputation for research on legal and ethical aspects of biotechnology, health and innovation.

Sheffield’s Institute of Biotechnology Law and Ethics (SIBLE) is an interdisciplinary institute with university-wide membership.

Bioethics Law and Human Rights

The Bioethics, Law and Human Rights: Global Intersections symposium was held on 15 May 2015.

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Health Systems and EU Law and Policy Workshop

Over 130 people from 16 countries in the EU and beyond gathered in Brussels on 28 and 29 January 2016, to discuss Health Systems and EU Law and Policy: the state of the art and direction of travel.

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Symposium on Healthcare Innovation

Symposium on Healthcare Innovation: Regulation and Society. The 2015 Symposium was held on the 29th June 2015. We welcomed academics, policy-makers and practitioners to explore the latest issues

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About the centre

We are an interdisciplinary institute with an international reputation for research on legal and ethical regulation of health, modern medicine and bio-engineering. Our institute has members from law, medicine, biomolecular science, tissue engineering and developmental biology.

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Our research

We have extensive collaborative research links through externally funded projects with bioscientists, bioethicists, lawyers and policy makers from around the world.

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Study with us

The institute is linked to our research degrees and our LLM courses.

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