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Researcher: Dodds, SM (Professor Susan Dodds)

Fields of Research

Bioethics
Ethical use of new technology
Feminist theory
Human rights and justice issues (excl. law)
Applied ethics
Philosophy
Ethical theory
Sociology
Decision theory
History of philosophy
Citizenship
History and philosophy of law and justice
Medical ethics
Social and political philosophy
Macromolecular and materials chemistry
Gender relations
Sociology and social studies of science and technology
Intellectual property law
Asian cultural studies
Nanotechnology
Electrochemistry
Public law
Biomaterials
Nanomanufacturing
Functional materials
Environment policy
Health policy

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
Bioethics
Expanding knowledge in human society
Social ethics
Civics and citizenship
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Religion
Justice and the law
Ageing and older people
Communication across languages and culture
Law reform
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences
International aid and development
Energy storage (excl. hydrogen and batteries)
Hydro-electric energy
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Civil justice
Expanding knowledge in engineering
Medical instruments
Technological ethics

Career Best Publications

Avoiding Empty Rhetoric: Engaging Publics in Debates About Nanotechnologies; Science and Engineering Ethics
Choice and Control in Feminist Bioethics; Relational Autonomy: Feminist Perspectives on Autonomy, Agency, and the Social Self
Dependence, Care and Vulnerability; Vulnerability: New Essays in Ethics and Feminist Philosophy
Depending on Care: Recognition of Vulnerability and the Social Contribution of Care Provision; Bioethics
Exercising Restraint: Autonomy, Welfare and Elderly Patients; Journal of Medical Ethics
On the Plurality of Interests: Aboriginal Self-Government and Land Rights; Political Theory and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Vulnerability: New Essays in Ethics and Feminist Philosophy; Oxford University Press
Why bioethics needs a concept of vulnerability; International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics

Research Publications

'Big Picture' Manifesto: Democratic Policymaking in Contested Domains; Big Picture Bioethics: Developing Democratic Policy in Contested Domains
3D BioPrinting: Printing Parts for Bodies; ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science
A Matter of Conscience? The Democratic Significance of 'Conscience Votes' in Legislating Bioethics in Australia; Australian Journal of Social Issues
Against the Will; Pacific Philosophical Quarterly
Avoiding Empty Rhetoric: Engaging Publics in Debates About Nanotechnologies; Science and Engineering Ethics
Big Picture Bioethics: Developing Democratic Policy in Contested Domains; Springer International Publishing
Bioethics and Democracy: Competing Roles of National Bioethics Organisations; Bioethics
Choice and Control in Feminist Bioethics; Relational Autonomy: Feminist Perspectives on Autonomy, Agency, and the Social Self
Citizenship, Justice and Indigenous Group-specific Rights-Citizenship and Indigenous Australia; Citizenship Studies
Conscience Votes in Australia: Deliberation and Representation; Big Picture Bioethics: Developing Democratic Policy in Contested Domains
Consultation, Deliberation and the Review of the National Statement; Big Picture Bioethics: Developing Democratic Policy in Contested Domains
Dependence, Care and Vulnerability; Vulnerability: New Essays in Ethics and Feminist Philosophy
Depending on Care: Recognition of Vulnerability and the Social Contribution of Care Provision; Bioethics
Enthusiastic portrayal of 3D bioprinting in the media: Ethical side effects; Bioethics
Ethical Research and Ethics Committee Rreview of Social and Behavioural Research Proposals
Ethical research in palliative care: a guide through the Human Research Ethics Committee process
Exercising Restraint: Autonomy, Welfare and Elderly Patients; Journal of Medical Ethics
Feminist Bioethics
Feminist Bioethics; The International Encyclopedia of Ethics
Forward Thinking: Learning and Teaching Philosophy in Australian Universities
Gender, ageing, and injustice: social and political contexts of bioethics; Journal of Medical Ethics
Hearing community voices: public engagement in Australian human embryo research policy, 2005-2007; New Genetics and Society
How to Turn Ethical Neglect Into Ethical Approval; AJOB Neuroscience
Human Research Ethics Handbook: Commentary on the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Research Involving Humans
Human research ethics in Australia: Ethical regulation and public policy; Monash Bioethics Review
Inclusion and exclusion in women's access to health and medicine; International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics
Inside, Outside: Nanobionics and Human Bodily Experience; NANO meets MACRO: Social Perspectives on Nanoscale Sciences and Technologies
Introduction: Integrating Global and Local Perspectives; Linking visions: feminist bioethics, human rights, and the developing world
Introduction: What is Vulnerability and Why Does it Matter for Moral Theory?; Vulnerability: New Essays in Ethics and Feminist Philosophy
Is a ‘Last Chance’ Treatment Possible After an Irreversible Brain Intervention?; AJOB Neuroscience
Is the Australian HREC system sustainable?; Monash Bioethics Review
Is there a moral obligation to develop brain implants involving NanoBionic technologies? Ethical issues for clinical trials; NanoEthics
Justice and Indigenous Land Rights; Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy
Linking Visions: Feminist Bioethics, Human Rights and the Developing World; Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Mothers and Children: Problems for Self-ownership; Philosophical and Religious Conceptions of the Person and Their Implications for Ethical, Political and Social Thought
Not Just a Pipeline Problem: Improving Women's Participation in Philosophy in Australia; Women in Philosophy: What Needs to Change?
On the Plurality of Interests: Aboriginal Self-Government and Land Rights; Political Theory and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Parental Autonomy; Journal of Applied Philosophy
Participation and Trust: Conditions and Constraints on Democratic Deliberation; Big Picture Bioethics: Developing Democratic Policy in Contested Domains
Print me an organ? Ethical and regulatory issues emerging from 3D bioprinting in medicine; Science and Engineering Ethics
Property Rights and the Environment; Restoring the Land: Environmental Values, Knowledge, Action
Property, philosophy of
Public engagement and deliberation in human embryo research governance in Australia 2001-2011; Big Picture Bioethics: Developing Democratic Policy in Contested Domains
Regulation of hESC Research in Australia: Promises and Pitfalls for Deliberative Democratic Approaches; Journal of Bioethical Enquiry
Response to Purdy; Bioethics
Sex Equality
Sexual Harassment; Social Theory and Practice: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal of Social Philosophy
Special issue on feminist perspectives in bioethics; Bioethics
Surrogacy and Anatomy; Bioethics
Susan Dodds's reply; Monash Bioethics Review
Temptation and the Will; American Philosophical Quarterly
The Oliveri Case: Lessons for Australasia; Journal of Bioethical Enquiry
Trust, Accountability, and Participation: Conditions for and Constraints on 'New' Democratic Models; Public Engagement and Emerging Technologies
Vulnerability
Vulnerability in Research Ethics: a way forward; Bioethics
Vulnerability: New Essays in Ethics and Feminist Philosophy; Oxford University Press
Why bioethics needs a concept of vulnerability; International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics
Women, Commodification and Embryonic Stem Cell Research; Biomedical Ethics Reviews: Stem Cell Research

Research Projects

ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES); Australian Research Council (ARC)
Big-Picture Bioethics: Policy-making and Liberal Democracy; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Excellence for Electromaterials Science ACES; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Production of a Framework for the Assessment of the Social and Economic Impact of Enabling Technologies; Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER)
Technologies of Gender: Shaping Women's Bodies Through Kimono and Costume in Post-Meiji Japan. Grant Program for Intellectual Exchange Conferences; Japan Foundation (JF)
Vulnerability, autonomy and justice; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision

'Ground, Limit and Place'
A Feminist Critique of Citizenship- Identity and Difference
Ethical and Metaphysical Mores within Western Society are being Justified for Modern Convenience Resulting in Positive Eugenics Contradicting Katn's Theory 'never to use a person soley as a means
Examining Theories of Personal Identity
The Bionic Self-Implications of Bionics for Selfhood and Social Relations