Heike Schmidt-Felzmann

Lecturer Above The Bar 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: as leader of ethics deliverables in a H2020 project (MARIO) on assistive robotics for elderly with dementia, as member of a COST Action (CHIPME, IS1303) on Citizen's Health through public-private Initiatives: Public health, Market and Ethical perspectives, and as subject expert in research ethics on a capacity building project (UNIVERSITARIA) for Romanian Universities. She is also part of  a HEA funded project on digitally mediated interprofessional learning (IPL) in health care.                      



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]
(2015) 'Did the Doctrine of Double Effect kill Savita Halappanavar? Catholic reasoning on obstetric emergencies and the Savita case'
Heike Felzmann (2015) '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]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2014) CKI Symposium on Researching with Children and Young People,
Heike Felzmann (2014) Ethical issues when researching with children and young people. [Invited Paper], CKI Symposium on Researching with Children and Young People, NUI Galway , 18-JUN-14 - 18-JUN-14. [Details]
(2014) Emerging Issues in Irish Bioethics,
Heike Felzmann (2014) Organisational Ethics in the Irish Health Care System: Lessons from the Neary and Savita Cases. [Invited Paper], Emerging Issues in Irish Bioethics, University College Cork , 05-APR-14 - 05-APR-14. [Details]
(2014) International Association for Bioethics (IAB) World Congress,
Heike Felzmann (2014) Participants in research: vulnerable or powerful. [International Refereed Conference], International Association for Bioethics (IAB) World Congress, Mexico City , 26-JUN-14 - 26-JUN-14. [Details]
(2014) COST CHIPME (IS1303) WG3 meeting on ethical issues in genetic testing,
Heike Felzmann (2014) Organisation of COST Action meeting. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], COST CHIPME (IS1303) WG3 meeting on ethical issues in genetic testing, Bewley's Hotel Ballsbridge, Dublin , 28-NOV-14 - 29-NOV-14. [Details]
(2014) 1st Irish Conference on Narrative Inquiry,
Heike Felzmann (2014) Narrative therapy as practical ethics. [National Refereed Conference Paper], 1st Irish Conference on Narrative Inquiry, Sligo Institute of Technology , 10-APR-14 - 10-APR-14. [Details]
(2014) SWIP Workshop,
Heike Felzmann (2014) Organisation of SWIP Workshop. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], SWIP Workshop, NUI Galway , 22-MAR-14 - 22-MAR-14. [Details]
(2014) SWIP Workshop,
Heike Felzmann (2014) Promoting Women in Philosophy: the BPA/SWIP Best Practice Scheme. [Oral Presentation], SWIP Workshop, NUI Galway , 22-MAR-14 - 22-MAR-14. [Details]
(2014) Aspects of Freedom,
Heike Felzmann (2014) Narrative identity, freedom and the limits of authorship. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Aspects of Freedom, University College Cork , 07-MAR-14 - 07-MAR-14. [Details]
(2014) Ethics of Care: Ethics for Nurses,
Heike Felzmann (2014) Psychiatric Advance Directives and patient autonomy. [Invited Paper], Ethics of Care: Ethics for Nurses, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick , 08-FEB-14 - 08-FEB-14. [Details]
(2014) Politics and Ethics of Health Care,
Heike Felzmann (2014) Ethical issues in direct-to-consumer genetic testing. [Invited Paper], Politics and Ethics of Health Care, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick , 18-NOV-14 - 18-NOV-14. [Details]
(2014) COST CHIPME WG3 meeting on ethical issues in genetic testing,
Heike Felzmann (2014) Incidental findings in genetic medicine, research and direct-to-consumer testing. [Oral Presentation], COST CHIPME WG3 meeting on ethical issues in genetic testing, Bewley's Hotel Ballsbridge, Dublin , 29-NOV-14 - 29-NOV-14. [Details]
(2014) Feminist Association of Bioethics (FAB) World Congress,
Heike Felzmann (2014) Floodgates and Suspicion: Women and Suicide Risk in the Irish Public Discourse on Abortion. [International Refereed Conference], Feminist Association of Bioethics (FAB) World Congress, Mexico City , 23-JUN-14 - 23-JUN-14. [Details]
(2014) International Association for Bioethics (IAB) World Congress,
Heike Felzmann (2014) Reasoning in ethics committees: coming to decisions about risk [Symposium on Thinking about Risk in Research Ethics]. [International Refereed Conference], International Association for Bioethics (IAB) World Congress, Mexico City , 26-JUN-14 - 26-JUN-14. [Details]
(2013) AREC Regional Workshop,
Heike Felzmann (2013) Research ethics in different settings: introductory case discussions. [Invited Paper], AREC Regional Workshop, Belfast , 24-MAR-13 - 24-MAR-13. [Details]
(2013) SWIP Ireland Conference,
Heike Felzmann (2013) Suicide as grounds for abortion: exploring an Irish anomaly. [Invited Paper], SWIP Ireland Conference, Dublin , 15-NOV-13 - 16-NOV-13. [Details]
(2012) Publication of Research: Ethics in Print,
Heike Felzmann (2012) Workshop: Reflecting on Authorship. [Invited Oral Presentation], Publication of Research: Ethics in Print, Dublin , 26-OCT-12 - 26-OCT-12. [Details]
(2012) SWIP Ireland/UK Dublin Conference “Politics and Women Across Philosophical Traditions”,
Heike Felzmann (2012) Reflections on the Conceptualisation of Abortion in the Irish Context. [Conference Paper], SWIP Ireland/UK Dublin Conference “Politics and Women Across Philosophical Traditions”, Dublin , 09-NOV-12 - 11-NOV-13. [Details]
(2012) 11th World Congress in Bioethics, International Association for Bioethics,
Heike Felzmann (2012) The Role of Lay Members in Irish Research Ethic. [Conference Paper], 11th World Congress in Bioethics, International Association for Bioethics, Rotterdam , 26-JUN-12 - 29-JUN-13. [Details]
(2011) Ethics and responsibility (ENSIETA Bretagne),
Heike Felzmann (2011) What makes engineering research ethical?. [Invited Paper], Ethics and responsibility (ENSIETA Bretagne), Brest, France , 07-APR-11 - 07-APR-11. [Details]
(2010) Research Ethics in the EU,
Heike Felzmann (2010) Research Ethics in Ireland. [Invited Paper], Research Ethics in the EU, Keele, UK , 09-JUL-10 - 10-JUL-10. [Details]
(2010) COBRA Conference on Teaching Professional Ethics,
Chris Cowley, Heike Felzmann, Anne Scott (2010) Co-organisation of international academic conference (hosted at NUIG, organised by Chris Cowley UCD, Heike Felzmann NUIG, Anne Scott DCU). [Conference Organising Committee Member], COBRA Conference on Teaching Professional Ethics, NUI Galway , 10-SEP-10 - 11-SEP-11. [Details]
(2009) AREC Conference on Research with Vulnerable Populations,
Heike Felzmann (2009) Ethical issues in children's research. [Invited Paper], AREC Conference on Research with Vulnerable Populations, Birmingham, UK , 19-MAR-09 - 19-MAR-09. [Details]
(2009) Health Promotion Summer Conference,
Heike Felzmann (2009) Ethics committees and ethical review of children's research in Ireland (Report Launch). [Invited Paper], Health Promotion Summer Conference, Galway , 11-JUN-09 - 12-JUN-09. [Details]
(2008) COBRA Conference on Research Ethics,
Heike Felzmann (2008) Research Ethics in the Irish context. [Conference Paper], COBRA Conference on Research Ethics, Galway , 16-OCT-08 - 18-OCT-08. [Details]
(2008) COBRA Conference on Issues in Research Ethics,
Heike Felzmann, Sorcha Ui Chonnachtaigh (2008) Co-Organisation of international academic conference (organisers Heike Felzmann, Sorcha Ui Chonnachtaigh, Erin Flynn). [Conference Organising Committee Member], COBRA Conference on Issues in Research Ethics, NUI Galway , 16-OCT-08 - 18-OCT-08. [Details]
(2008) Research Ethics Study Day, Waterford IT,
Heike Felzmann (2008) Research Ethics Committees: How and why. [Invited Paper], Research Ethics Study Day, Waterford IT, Waterford , 05-DEC-08 - 05-DEC-08. [Details]
(2007) Workshop on Current Issues in Irish Bioethics,
Heike Felzmann (2007) Organisation of Irish academic workshop (organiser Heike Felzmann). [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Workshop on Current Issues in Irish Bioethics, NUI Galway , 20-MAY-07 - 20-MAY-07. [Details]
(2007) COBRA Postgraduate Conference on Issues at the Margins of Human Life,
Sorcha Ui Chonnachtaigh, Heike Felzmann (2007) Co-Organisation of international postgraduate conference (organisers Sorcha Ui Chonnachtaigh, Heike Felzmann). [Conference Organising Committee Member], COBRA Postgraduate Conference on Issues at the Margins of Human Life, NUI Galway , 15-FEB-07 - 19-MAY-07. [Details]
(2006) COBRA Conference on Moral Theory and Clinical Practice,
COBRA (2006) Organisation of international academic conference (organiser: Heike Felzmann). [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], COBRA Conference on Moral Theory and Clinical Practice, NUI Galway , 08-MAR-06 - 10-MAR-06. [Details]
(2005) COBRA Conference on Practical Reasons and Moral Reasoning,
COBRA (2005) Organisation of academic conference (organiser Heike Felzmann). [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], COBRA Conference on Practical Reasons and Moral Reasoning, NUI Galway , 18-FEB-05 - 19-FEB-05. [Details]
(2004) COBRA Symposium on Genetics and Disability,
Richard Hull, Felix O'Murchadha, Heike Felzmann (2004) Co-organisation of conference (organisers Richard Hull, Felix O'Murchadha, Heike Felzmann). [Conference Organising Committee Member], COBRA Symposium on Genetics and Disability, NUI Galway , 10-MAR-04 - 12-MAR-04. [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]