ICE Observatory Team

The International Care Ethics (ICE) Observatory is a worldwide collaboration of researchers in ethics in care focussing on issues of morality, professional ethics, philosophy of care, cultural and religious values, law and accountability. The Founding Directors were Verena Tschudin and Geoffrey Hunt.

The ICE Observatory is independent of trade organisations, unions and professional associations. It has its headquarters at the University of Surrey (School of Health & Social Care), Guildford, UK. It was launched at the University in June 1999.

Core staff

Name Role Email
Ann Gallagher Professor of Ethics and Care and Director of the International Care Ethics (ICE) Observatory
Anna Cox Research Fellow at the School of Health Sciences and the ICE Observatory.

ICE Observatory Expert Advisory Group (Local Members)

  • David Perry - Chair of ICE (Visiting Professor - Business of Ethics)
  • Maura Buchanan - Chair of Ethox Foundation
  • Mona Siddiqui (Visiting Professor - Islamic Ethics)
  • Rob Jago (Visiting Professor - Law and Ethics)
  • Geoff Hunt (Visiting Professor - Buddhist Ethics)
  • Christopher Herbert (Visiting Professor - Christian Ethics)
  • Mick Daley
  • Mikey Dunn
  • Bhavna Keane-Rao
  • Matthew Kalupka
  • Patrick Montgomery
  • George Matuska
  • Anna van der Gaag
  • Tushna Vandrevala
  • Martha Wrigley
  • Lesley Baillie
  • Craig Gannon

ICE Observatory Expert Advisory Group (International Members)

  • Dagfinn Naden, Oslo (Visiting Professor - Dignity in Care)
  • Marsha Fowler, USA (Visiting Professor - History of Ethics in Care)
  • Joan McCarthy, Ireland (Visiting Reader - Feminist Ethics)

International President

  • Verena Tschudin

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