Prof Richard Ashcroft talks about: • What is meant by the term bioethics;
• Current scientific research exploring the brain;
• The positive effects of understanding the brain on society;
• The challenges pose to society by an increasing understanding of how the brain works.
About Prof Richard Ashcroft MA (Cantab) PhD (Cantab) FHEA, FIBiol Professor of BioethicsProfessor Richard Ashcroft teaches medical law and ethics at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in the Department of Law at Queen Mary University of London. Previously he was Professor of Biomedical Ethics in the School of Medicine and Dentistry and before that he worked at Imperial College London, Bristol University and Liverpool University.