Professor James Wilson

Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at University College London (UCL)

Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University College London

James Wilson is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University College London. His research focuses on public health ethics including; government interference to promote the health of a population, health inequalities between social groups, and how public-funded health systems can balance investment in new technologies with the need to be cost-effective.

James is also Vice-Dean (Interdisciplinarity) for UCL's Faculty of Arts and Humanities, and co-director of the UCL Health Humanities Centre. He is Associate Editor for the journal Public Health Ethics, and a member of the National Data Guardian's Panel. Before joining UCL he held roles at Keele, Birkbeck, and Roehampton.

  • 28 June 2018, 9am

    Expertise, trust and public policy

    Expertise, trust and public policy. The 2018 CSaP Annual Conference will be held at the Royal Society on 28 June.

  • 29 September 2011

    Measuring national well-being

    In July 2011 the Office of National Statistics published a report with the key findings from a national debate to measure the nation's well being. This seminar will provide a forum for discussion and an outline of next steps.

  • In news articles

    Behaviour change, nudging and the nanny state

    The first session at CSaP's annual conference was chaired by Dr Helen Munn, Director of the Academy of Medical Sciences, and included world leading experts on behaviour change from the University of Cambridge, UCL and Defra.