Julian Savulescu

Julian Savulescu holds the Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford. He is Director of the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and a Principal Investigator at the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and the Humanites is Oxford. He is a Visiting Professor at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute and Distinguished Visiting Professor in Law at the University of Melbourne. He is engaged in research, education and stimulating open discussion around the ethical issues arising in everyday life.

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Ten ethical flaws in the Caster Semenya decision on intersex in sport

Middle-distance runner Caster Semenya will need to take hormone-lowering agents, or have surgery, if she wishes to continue her career in her chosen athletic events. The Court of Arbitration in Sport (CAS) recently decided to uphold a rule requiring athletes with certain forms of what they call ‘disorders of sex development’...

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