Dr Julian Koplin

Julian is a Research Fellow with the Biomedical Ethics Research Group, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Melbourne Law School, the University of Melbourne.

His research interests include the ethics of emerging biotechnologies, the methods of philosophical bioethics, transplant ethics, and the moral limits of markets. Julian was awarded his PhD in bioethics from Monash University in 2017.

Why does consciousness research matter?

An understanding of consciousness, and the mechanisms that create our experience of the world and our place within it, is more important than ever before. Significant to our everyday lives, consciousness research has far reaching implications for: