Ms Georgia Testa

Ms Georgia Testa

Lecturer

+44 (0)113 343 3902

Summary: Normative Ethics, Applied Ethics, Medical Ethics.

Georgia joined the Department in 2005 as a Lecturer in Medical Ethics and Research Fellow for IDEA (Inter-disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre).

Her main teaching responsibility is for the medical ethics provision in the School of Medicine. She also teaches for IDEA on the BA and MA in Biomedical Ethics. Current and past teaching for Philosophy includes Introduction to Ethics; Environmental Ethics; War, Terror and Justice; and The Ethics of Life and Death.

She is a Trustee of the Institute of Medical Ethics as well as the Chair of their Education Committee, and case studies editor for the journal Research Ethics.

Research Interests

  • Applied Ethics
  • Biomedical Ethics particularly the ethics of ending life, consent, competence, organ donation, and research ethics   
  • Normative Ethics

Administration

Responsible for selecting and training tutors for the ethics provision in the School of Medicine; member of course management teams in the School of Medicine.