COMPLETED PROJECTS

Analysis of philosophical and ethical dimensions of NBIC-technologies concerning human enhancement
Project code: APVV-0379-12
Principal investigator: Prof. RNDr. Peter Sýkora, PhD 
Investigators (researches): Mgr. Jana Tomašovičová, PhD , Mgr. Juraj Odorčák, PhD, Mgr. Peter Hutta, Mgr. Jana Raganová, Mgr. Lucia Gráfová

Cooperating institution: The Institute for Research in Social Communication at SAS in Bratislava. Prof. PhDr. Emil Višňovský, CSc. , Doc. PhDr. Gabriel Bianchi, CSc., Mgr. Miroslav Popper, CSc. , Mgr. Magda Petrjánošová, PhD. 

Time period: 10/2013-09/2017

Amount of approved funds: 146 966 EUR


Description: The project aims to analyze the philosophical and ethical impacts of NBIC technologies and their specific application on human enhancement. In our project, we want to analyze the NBIC technologies because they present a very specific issue that can be thoroughly examined, as it impacts the future of mankind (human enhancement).

Analysis of the impacts of emergent technologies on society and individuals

Project code: OPVaI-VA/DP/2018/1.1.3-09 313011W276

Supporting agency: OPERATIONAL PROGRAMME INTEGRATED INFRASTRUCTURE European Regional Development Fund, Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development of SR

Time period: 2016 – 2019

Amount of approved funds: 294 926,63 €

Description: The research project focuses on innovative product development RIS 3: support for non-technological innovations using social sciences and humanities, especially the impacts of technology (creative industry) on society and individuals.

A comparison of the utilitarian and deontological system of ethics of science in the field of embryonic cell research

Project code: APVV LPP-0017-06

Principal investigator: mim. prof. doc. RNDr. Peter Sýkora, PhD.
Investigators (researches): Mgr. Jana Tomašovičová, PhD.

Supporting agency: Slovak Research and Development Agency, Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sports of the Slovak Republic

Time period: 2006 – 2009

Description: The purpose of the project is to compare the application of the utilitarian and deontological ethical systems concerning the controversial medical usage of embryonic stem cells. We will primarily focus on the concepts from the Anglo-Saxon and German systems of ethics.

E-learning as an innovative method for teaching bioethics

Supporting aggency: Kega Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sports of the Slovak Republic

Time period: 2013 – 2015
Amount of approved funds: 4 423 Eur

Description: The project aims to create an innovative subject of bioethics that will integrate theories and principles of biomedicine and environmental ethics. The subject will be prepared in an engaging e-learning form.

Bioethical dilemmas as challenges and inspirations for rethinking specific fundamental philosophical questions

Project code: VEGA č. 1/3603/0 

Supporting agency: Vega Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sports of the Slovak Republic
Time period: 2006 – 2008 

Ownership regulation in European science, ethics and legislation: The problems regarding human tissues

Project code: MVTS – 6RP/SAS6-CT-2003-510239 PROPEUR

Principal investigator: mim. prof. doc. RNDr. Peter Sýkora, PhD.
Time period: 2006 – 2009    

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