Deputy Director Of The Centre For Professional Ethics, University of Central Lancashire

Kate Chatfield has a background in philosophy (BA), holistic healthcare provision (MSc) and bioethics (PhD) and works as a bioethicist and qualitative researcher with the Centre for Professional Ethics.

Formerly a Senior Lecturer at UCLan for 15 years, she was at the forefront of university developments in e-learning, creating innovative postgraduate courses that enabled communal learning for groups of students from all over the world. This work included the writing and development of cross-disciplinary modules in research methods, research ethics and critical thinking that had transnational applicability.

Her main areas of interest in research are global research ethics (including animal rights in research) and responsible research and innovation.

Experience

  • –present
    Deputy Director Of The Centre For Professional Ethics, University of Central Lancashire