CEMS engages in a range of educational activities.

These include the development and implementation of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, vocational training, provision of on-line teaching resources and support for educational activities in various institutions around the world.

Intensive Research Ethics Course

2017 Peppers Bowral, NSW: June 4-8.

2017 Bellinzona Hepburn Springs, VIC: Dec 3-7

Honors and PhD Students

Professor Paul Komesaroff has an active postgraduate program at Monash University involving students at Honours, Masters and PhD levels in collaboration with various universities around the world. Students may be supervised jointly with academics, researchers or practitioners in these various institutions.

CEMS welcomes inquiries from students who may be interested in undertaking study for a higher degree in relation to ethics or social research in medicine and the health sciences.


Online Ethics Training Short Course

This Online Ethics Training Course is designed with members of Human Research Ethics Committees in mind. It is provided in a format that allows participants to progress through the training in their own time by viewing online videos and filling in an online workbook. It is now run through our partner, PRAXIS Australia. Go to:



Online Clinical Ethics Resource

A free on-line service provides an expanding resource for health practitioners of all kinds. You are invited to contribute to its ongoing development.
Click here to access the resource


Public education

The staff and collaborators of CEMS are actively involved in a wide range of medical and scientific societies, contributing frequently and extensively to national and international forums concerning the ethical aspects of medicine, research and health care. Contributions in this area also include active engagement in the development policies and organisation of scientific and educational programs.


Visitors to CEMS

CEMS regularly hosts national and international visitors. Please contact us for further details.