Evidence into Practice (and Back Again): The Values Agenda

Inaugural Advanced Studies Seminar for a Programme on

Norms of Action and Belief in the Clinic

2 November 2017, St Catherine’s College, Oxford


 Lead: Lubomira Radoilska (Philosophy, University of Kent)

Collaborating Partners: Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice in Health and Social Care, St Catherine’s College, Oxford (Bill Fulford and Ashok Handa); Oxford Aortic Aneurysm Awareness (OxAAA) Study (Ashok Handa and Regent Lee)

Aims of the Inaugural Seminar

The Inaugural Advanced Studies Seminar in the programme seeks to bring together practitioners, policy-makers, service users and further stakeholders to help explore from their different perspectives how a new normative framework might contribute to clinical practice and contribute to planning future events and initiatives.


9.30     Coffee and Registration

9.50     Welcome and Introductions

10.00   Norms of Belief and Action: Lubomira Radoilska (University of Kent)

10.45   Norms of Behaviour in Surgery: Ashok Handa (OxAAA)

11.15   Coffee

11.30   Practical Reason and Ecological Thinking: Nancy Nyquist Potter (University of Louisville)

12.15   OxAAA – Progress through Partnership: Ismail Cassimje (OxAAA)

12.45   Summary of Morning

13.00   Lunch in Hall

14.00   Group work on themes from the morning

15.00   Feedback from Groups

15.30   Review of day and next steps

16.00   Close and Tea

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