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Mr Janne Nikkinen

Janne Nikkinen
NameJanne Nikkinen
OrganisationNordic Committee on Bioethics
Job titleNCBio Chairman
BioJanne Nikkinen, Doctor of Theology, University Lecturer (non-tenured) in Theological Ethics and Social Ethics. Chair of the Nordic Bioethics Committee (NordForsk).

Research interests: Regulation of gambling, political decision-making regarding novel technologies (such as nanobiotechnology), and health care resource allocation.

Activity: Nikkinen is a member of Academy Finland project “Gambling and European Welfare States”, and an Associate Partner of CEACG (Univ. of Helsinki Centre for Research on Addiction, Control and Governance). He has appointments of trust in the Ethical Board of Surgical Services in the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) and Ethics Advisory Board of the Hjelt Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Univ. of Helsinki. He has addressed audiences in numerous academic events, including EU-sponsored (e.g., Nanoethics 2011 Warsaw, Human Enhancement 2012 European Parliament, etc.).