UNESCO Chair in Bioethics


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


Opening of the 2022/2023 academic year of the Master in Bioethics and Law: Practical lecture on bioethical aspects in biomedical research projects funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 programme, taught by Itziar de Lecuona

The opening of the 2022/2023 academic year of the University of Barcelona's Master in Bioethics and Law will take place on October 25, 2022.

Dr. Itziar de Lecuona, associate professor of the Department of Medicine, director of the Bioethics and Law Observatory and co-director of the Master in Bioethics and Law at the University of Barcelona, ​​will give a practical lecture on bioethical aspects in biomedical research projects funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 programme.

The Bioethics and Law Observatory (OBD) - UNESCO Chair in Bioethics leads work packages in European projects funded by competitive calls for research and innovation. On this occasion, Dr. Itziar de Lecuona will analyze the contributions provided and the results of the two European projects on biomedical research currently underway: MICROB-PREDICT and DECISION.

This session will be held exclusively for new students of the Master in Bioethics and Law, and for researchers and doctoral students from the Bioethics and Law Observatory.

It will allow the attendees to identify which contributions they could provide from bioethics, based on their profile and knowledge, in the different phases of the project, within the framework of the respective Work Packages on "Ethics, Health and Socioeconomics". It will intend to train and improve their skills in bioethics in the field of research ethics, scientific integrity and responsible research and innovation.

  • Date and time: Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. (Spanish time, UTC+2)

  • Place: hybrid formatin-person at the Salón de Grados of the Faculty of Law of the University of Barcelona (Diagonal, 684, 08034 Barcelona), and live broadcast (Zoom)

Open access materials for the session: