Dr Rob Lawlor is a Lecturer at the IDEA Centre. He divides his time between undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, the development of teaching materials, and applied ethics research.
Rob's undergraduate teaching primarily involves Engineering Ethics (including Product Design and Aviation) and Ethics in Chemistry. At postgraduate level, he is involved in the MA in Biomedical and Healthcare Ethics (online and campus), the MA in Applied and Professional Ethics (online) and PhD supervision.
Rob successfully completed an AHRC funded project on climate change, ethics and responsibility in 2016 and is continuing to conduct research on related themes. He has supported the Centre’s national work on Engineering Ethics and contributed to a range of workshops and conferences. Rob also led the development of and edited the ebook Engineering in Society (Beyond the Technical….what every engineering student needs to know) which aims to raise student awareness of the wide-ranging roles and responsibilities of engineers.