Ethics Advisor

Professor Simon Woods, Professor of Bioethics. PEALS Executive Director, Newcastle University.

Professor Simon Woods is a philosopher who works in bioethics, medical ethics and social philosophy. Simon joined PEALS (the Policy Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre) in 2003 as a Senior Lecturer and Co-Director. Since then, his research interests have expanded to include medical technology, genomics, 'Big Data' for health care with a continued strong interest in research ethics, end of life issues and the patient experience. He has experience advising large research collaborations on ethical considerations.