Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Australian Catholic University
Xavier Symons is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Plunkett Centre for Ethics, ACU, and an Adjunct Lecturer in the Institute for Ethics and Society, UNDA.
Xavier’s research interests include ethical issues at the beginning and end of life, the ethics of healthcare rationing, ethical issues in aged care, and pandemic ethics. His recently completed PhD thesis focused on the allocation of lifesaving healthcare resources.
In 2020, Xavier was awarded a Fulbright Future Postdoctoral Scholarship, and he will be a scholar in residence at Georgetown University's Kennedy Institute of Ethics from June to December 2021.
Feb 20, 2021 12:21 pm UTC| Health
The much anticipated rollout of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will begin in Australia on Monday. The first groups to receive the jab will be quarantine and border workers, frontline health-care workers, aged-care...