Prof Simona Giordano


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PhD 1996

Simona Giordano is Professor of Bioethics at the Centre for Social Ethics and Policy (CSEP), School of Social Science (Law School), The University of Manchester. She has acted as Director of the CSEP till 2020; formerly, she was Director of the medical ethics curriculum in undergraduate medical education, at the Medical School in Manchester. Simona Giordano graduated cum laude in philosophy at the University "La Sapienza of Rome", in 1996, with a thesis on Aristotle and Henry Sidgwick. She specialised in bioethics in 1997. She lives and works in Manchester since 1997. She has completed a PhD in psychiatric ethics in 2000. She has been Marie Curie Fellow from 2002 to 2004. She has researched on Ageism and Ethics of Health Care distribution.

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Reader in bioethics at the Law School (Masters degree in Health Care Ethics and Law).

Leader of the Centre for Social Ethics and Policy Research Centre


Philosophical Bioethics, MA/LLM, campus based

Philosophical Bioethics MA/LLM, distance learning

Ethics and Genetics MA/LLM, campus based

Ethics and Genetics MA/LLM, distance learning

Former Director of the medical ethics teaching in undergraduate medical education at the Medical School in Manchester. Teacher in Medical Humanities (e-learning) for Year 5 Medical Students.

Regularly involved in supervision of Master and PhD students.

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