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Professor Ruud ter Meulen

Professor Ruud ter Meulen

Professor Ruud ter Meulen
M.Sc., Ph.D.(Nijmegen)

Emeritus Professor

Office G.04a
Canynge Hall,
39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS
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+44 (0) 117 3314550
+44 (0) 117 928 7236
+44 (0) 117 3314511


I am particularly interested in justice in health care, the ethics of research, care of older people, and evidence-based medicine. I have directed several international research projects, including large-scale projects funded by the European Commission, and have published extensively in the field of bioethics. I am the Director of the Centre for Ethics in Medicine. I was educated in psychology (Catholic University of Nijmegen), an area in which I worked for some years, before moving into the field of bioethics. I was previously the Director of the Institute for Bioethics and Professor for Philosophy and Ethics at the University of Maastricht (1995-2005).

  • justice in health care
  • ethics of research
  • care of older people
  • evidence-based medicine
  • bioethics
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