UNESCO Chair in Bioethics

Information and inscription

  • Bioethics and Law Observatory
  • UNESCO Chair in Bioethics
  • University of Barcelona
  • Ave. Diagonal 684,
    Faculty of Law
  • 08034 Barcelona
  • Tel. (+34) 93 403 45 46
  • obd.ub@ub.edu

María Casado

  • Full Professor of Philosophy of Law, Moral and Politics.
  • Chairholder of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics at the University of Barcelona.
  • Founder of the Bioethics and Law Observatory at the University of Barcelona, director of the research center from its creation in 1995 to 2021.
  • Founder of the Master in Bioethics and Law at the University of Barcelona.
  • Coordinator of the Consolidated Research Group “Bioethics, Law and Society” of the Catalonian Government.
  • Member of the National Commission on Forensic Uses of DNA and of the Bioethics Commission at the University of Barcelona (1995-2020).
  • Past member of the Spanish Bioethics Committee and of the Catalonian Bioethics Committee. Past member of the Board of Directors at the International Bioethics Association.
  • Member of the Working Group on Ethics in Horizon 2020 of the League of European Research Universities (LERU).
  • “Narcís Monturiol” Medal for its pioneer contribution in the field of bioethics and human rights to scientific and technological progress in Catalonia.