Adam Henschke

Adam is an applied ethicist, working on areas that cross over between ethics, technology and security. He is a lecturer at the National Security College (NSC) at the Australian National University and a research fellow with Delft University of Technology (TUD) in The Hague, The Netherlands.

His research concerns ethical and philosophical analyses of information technology and its uses, military ethics and on relations between ethics and national security. He has published on surveillance, emerging military technologies and intelligence and cyberspace. He is also interested in moral psychology, experimental philosophy and their relations to decision making and policy development.

He joined the NSC in May 2014. He received his PhD through the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics from Charles Sturt University at the end of 2013, for his dissertation, My Identity Is Important: On The Identity/Information Dyad And Its Elucidation. He has a Master of Applied Ethics (2006-2007) from the Norwegian University of Technology (Norway) and Linkoping University (Sweden), a Master of Bioethics (2004-2005) from Monash University (Australia), a Graduate Diploma in ‘The Biotechnologies of Life’, (2002-2003) also from Monash University and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Biology/Biotechnology (1995-1997) from RMIT University (Australia).

He is the secretary of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of the International Society of Military Ethics (APAC-ISME), and was a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Hong Kong.

In 2012 Adam received a Brocher Foundation Research Fellowship (Geneva, Switzerland) to look at the ethical, legal and social implications of ‘Open Health’ technologies and programs, in 2009 was a visiting researcher at the Delft University of Technology (Delft, The Netherlands), was awarded an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship from the European Union to study the Master of Applied Ethics in 2007 and in 2005 was awarded the Bioethics Fellowship (Human Genetics Program) from Monash Centre for Human Bioethics to work as an intern at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland



Adam Henschke | 1 Mar 2017 |
tags: enhancement, ethics of war, super-soldiers
It’s not science-fiction; research is underway around the world.
 

 Search BioEdge

 Subscribe to BioEdge newsletter
rss Subscribe to BioEdge RSS feed

 Recent Posts
‘Black bioethics’ emerging as a rebellion against conventional bioethics
8 Aug 2020
More evidence of correlation between transgender and autism in UK study
8 Aug 2020
Disabled girl at centre of surrogacy case dies
8 Aug 2020
Disability rights groups protest death of man in Texas hospital
8 Aug 2020
With Covid-19, the world needs more ‘infodemiologists’
8 Aug 2020

 Archive
Aug 2020 | Jul 2020 | Jun 2020 | more >>

Home | About Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | rss RSS | Archive | Bookmark and Share | michael@bioedge.org

BioEdge - New Media Foundation Ltd © 2004 - 2019