Ms Heike Schmidt-Felzmann

M.A., DIPL PSYCH, Ph.D

Contact Details

Lecturer In Ethics
Centre for Bioethical Research and Analysis (COBRA)
Room 201
Heike Felzmann
Philosophy, School of Humanities
NUI Galway

T: +353-91-495043
E: heike.felzmann@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Heike Felzmann is a lecturer in Philosophy/Ethics in the discipline of Philosophy at the School of Humanities, NUI Galway. She is affiliated to the Centre of Bioethical Research and Analysis (COBRA) at NUIG. Her area of specialisation is Bioethics, with focus on research ethics, health care ethics and most recently information ethics. She also works in moral theory, with focus on theory in/of Bioethics and has an interest in feminist ethics.

She is currently involved in a number of European projects: She is the chair of a COST Action (CHIPME, IS1303) on Citizen's Health through public-private Initiatives: Public health, Market and Ethical perspectives, she is leader of ethics deliverables and chair of the Ethics Board of a H2020 project (MARIO) on assistive robotics for elderly with dementia, and was subject expert in research ethics on a capacity building project (UNIVERSITARIA) for Romanian Universities in 2015. She was also part of  a HEA funded project on digitally mediated interprofessional learning (IPL) in health care in 2015 which is continuing as internal NUIG initiative.                 




Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2014) 'Bringing Abortion to Ireland? The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013'
Felzmann, Heike (2014) 'Bringing Abortion to Ireland? The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013'. International Journal Of Feminist Approaches To Bioethics, 7 (1):192-198 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Adherence, compliance and concordance: an ethical perspective'
Heike Felzmann (2012) 'Adherence, compliance and concordance: an ethical perspective'. Nurse Prescribing, 10 (8):406-411 [Details]
(2009) 'Ethical issues in school based research'
Schmidt-Felzmann, Heike (2009) 'Ethical issues in school based research'. Research Ethics Review, 5 (3) [Details]
(2003) 'Pragmatic Principles - Methodological Pragmatism in Biomedical Ethics'
Schmidt-Felzmann, H. (2003) 'Pragmatic Principles - Methodological Pragmatism in Biomedical Ethics'. Journal Of Medicine And Philosophy, 28 (05-Jun):581-596 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2016) 'Governance failures and organizational ethics: perspectives from the Neary and Halappanavar cases'
Heike Felzmann (2016) 'Governance failures and organizational ethics: perspectives from the Neary and Halappanavar cases' In: Ethical, legal and policy debates in Irish healthcare: Confronting complexities. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press. [Details]
(2016) 'Did the Doctrine of Double Effect kill Savita Halappanavar? Catholic reasoning on obstetric emergencies and the Savita case'
Heike Felzmann (2016) 'Did the Doctrine of Double Effect kill Savita Halappanavar? Catholic reasoning on obstetric emergencies and the Savita case' In: Yearbook of the Irish Philosophical Society. Maynooth: Irish Philosophical Society. [Details]
(2013) 'Ethical Issues in Internet Research: International Good Practice and Irish Research Ethics Documents'
Heike Felzmann (2013) 'Ethical Issues in Internet Research: International Good Practice and Irish Research Ethics Documents' In: Internet Research, Theory, and Practice: Perspectives from Ireland. Dublin: Research-publishing.net. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2013) 'Principles in practice: reasoning with principles in biomedical ethics'
Heike Felzmann (2013) 'Principles in practice: reasoning with principles in biomedical ethics' In: Practical Reasoning and Human Engagement: Language, Ethics and Action. US: Rowman & Littlefield. [Details]
(2009) 'Prozac und das wahre Selbst: Authentizitaet bei psychopharmakologischem Enhancement'
Schmidt-Felzmann, H. (2009) 'Prozac und das wahre Selbst: Authentizitaet bei psychopharmakologischem Enhancement' In: Neuro-Enhancement: Ethik vor neuen Herausforderungen. Paderborn, Germany: Mentis. [Details]
(2007) 'Authority and Influence in the Psychotherapeutic Relationship'
Schmidt-Felzmann, Heike (2007) 'Authority and Influence in the Psychotherapeutic Relationship' In: Autonomy and Paternalism: Reflections on the Theory and Practice of Health Care. Leuven, Belgium: Peeters Publishers. [Details]
(2006) 'Empirische Forschung und die Frage der moralischen Verantwortung des Psychopathen'
Schmidt-Felzmann, Heike (2006) 'Empirische Forschung und die Frage der moralischen Verantwortung des Psychopathen' In: Dimensionen der Person: Genom und Gehirn. Paderborn, Germany: Mentis. [Details]
(2004) 'Neuroethik - Zum Zusammenhang zwischen Neurowissenschaft und Ethik'
Schmidt-Felzmann, H. (2004) 'Neuroethik - Zum Zusammenhang zwischen Neurowissenschaft und Ethik' In: Ausgewählte Beiträge zu den Sektionen der GAP.5, Fünfter Internationaler Kongress der Gesellschaft für Analytische Philosophie. Paderborn: Germany: Mentis. [Details]
(2004) 'Gegenwärtige Vergangenheit und vergängliche Gegenwart? Erinnern in der Psychoanalyse'
Schmidt-Felzmann, Heike (2004) 'Gegenwärtige Vergangenheit und vergängliche Gegenwart? Erinnern in der Psychoanalyse' In: Erinnern - Philosophische Perspektiven. Muenchen, Germany: Wilhelm Fink. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2015) The Emerging Policy and Ethics of Human Robot Interaction
Felzmann,H.; Murphy, K.; Casey, D.; Beyan, O. (2015) Robot-assisted care for elderly with dementia: is there a potential for genuine end-user empowerment? The Emerging Policy and Ethics of Human Robot Interaction [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2004) Persons - an interdisciplinary approach. Beiträge der Österreichischen Ludwig Wittgenstein Gesellschaft des 25. Internationalen Wittgenstein-Symposiums in Kirchberg am Wechsel
Schmidt-Felzmann (2004) Affectivity and identity in the treatment of mood disorders Persons - an interdisciplinary approach. Beiträge der Österreichischen Ludwig Wittgenstein Gesellschaft des 25. Internationalen Wittgenstein-Symposiums in Kirchberg am Wechsel [Details]
(2004) Proceedings of the 4th International Conference “Perspectives on evil and human wickedness
Schmidt-Felzmann, Heike (2004) Disregard of others - psychopathology, neuroscience and moral philosophy Proceedings of the 4th International Conference “Perspectives on evil and human wickedness [Details]
(2002) Grenzen und Grenzüberschreitungen - Beiträge zum XIX. Deutschen Kongress für Philosophie
Schmidt-Felzmann, Heike (2002) Prinzipien als Grenzen der ethischen Rechtfertigung? Grenzen und Grenzüberschreitungen - Beiträge zum XIX. Deutschen Kongress für Philosophie [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2012) Guidance for developing ethical research projects involving children.
Department of Children and Youth Affairs Working Group on Research Ethics (2012) Guidance for developing ethical research projects involving children. Department of Children and Youth Affairs, Dublin. [Details]
(2010) Ethical reviews and ethics committees in Children’s Research in Ireland.
Heike Felzmann, Jane Sixsmith, Siobhan O’Higgins, Saoirse NicGabhainn, Sorcha Ui Chonnachtaigh (2010) Ethical reviews and ethics committees in Children’s Research in Ireland. OMCYA, Dublin. [Details]
(2008) Review of Research Ethics Committees and Processes in the Republic of Ireland.
HSE Research Ethics Committees Review Group (2008) Review of Research Ethics Committees and Processes in the Republic of Ireland. HSE, Dublin. [Details]

Educational Article

  Year Publication
(2014) Ethics of Community-Higher Education Engagement: An Introductory Guide for Higher Education Staff.
Heike Felzmann (2014) Ethics of Community-Higher Education Engagement: An Introductory Guide for Higher Education Staff. Dublin: Educational Article [Details]