Review of Bioethics is the journal of the Joint Postgraduate Programme in Bioethics of the University of Crete. Articles are published in Greek and English.

ISSN: 1791 2598








Heart pill to banish bad memories
Scientists believe a common heart medicine may be able to banish fearful memories from the mind. - BBC

Scientists have discovered a way to reprogramme human skin cells so that they mimic embryonic stems with the potential to become any tissue in the body - BBC

Regulators, in the UK, are due to make a decision whether to allow human-animal embryos to be created and used for research. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority is expected to give the plan the go-ahead in principle - but each case will still be judged individually - BBC


Dilemmas for Human Services 2008 Changing Contexts and Dilemmas for the Human services
12th International Research Conference. To be hosted by the University of East London, Thursday 11th September - Friday 12th September, 2008

Annual Colloquium Series "Ethics, Politics, Bioethics"
Thematic Workshop I: "Ethics and Biology"
Thematic Workshop II: "Global issues in Bioethics - Global justice & Democracy"
Languages of the Colloquium: Greek & English

Rethymnon, Crete, Greece, 13-14 June 2008

9th World Congress of Bioethics
Rijeka, Croatia September 3rd- 8th, 2008

4th South-East European Bioethical Forum international conference, on Integrative Bioethics and Pluri-Perspectivism, 3rd - 5th September 2008, associated conference within the framework of the 9th World Congress of Bioethics (3rd-8th September 2008), Rijeka/Opatija, Croatia

Global Forum on Bioethics in Research 9
Ethics of research involving indigenous peoples and vulnerable populations
Auckland, New Zealand December 3-5, 2008

Author Guidelines

  1. Articles should normally be no more than 6.000 words. Short essays and book reviews should be no more than 2.000 words. 
  2. The name(s) of the author(s) with the title of the contribution should be included on a separate page.
  3. All pages should be numbered.
  4. Two abstracts, one in Greek and one in English, of 150-200 words each, should be included.
  5. Notes should be indicated in the text by numbering, 1, 2, 3, etc. superscript.
  6. Notes and references should then appear in one numbered list as notes.
  7. The works referred to should appear at the end of the paper, set out in alphabetical and chronological order, in the following format:

O’Neill, Onora, 2000, The Bounds of Justice, Cambridge: Cambridge University   Press.
Contribution to a Collection:
Dworkin, Ronald, 1977, “Liberalism”, in Hampshire, Stuart, ed., Public and Private Morality, Cambridge: Cambridge  University Press.
Journal Article: Frankfurt, Harry, 1971, “Freedom of the Will and the Concept of a Person”,  Journal of Philosophy, 68, 5-20.

Submission Guidelines

  1. Authors should include their institutional / organizational affiliation, postal address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address.
  2. Manuscripts should be submitted electronically to the following e-mail address: [] (After a manuscript has been received, the journal will send an e-mail acknowledging that the submission is under review).
  3. Categories of manuscripts accepted:
    1. Scholarly Articles
    2. Short Essays
    3. Book Reviews
    4. Miscellaneous (commentaries, events, letters, etc.)

The Editors reserve the right to alter manuscripts wherever necessary to make them conform to the stylistic and bibliographical conventions of the journal.