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Dr Ruth Walker

BSocSc, MSocSc Waikato, PhD Auckland

Senior Lecturer


School of Social Sciences



Professional and business ethics; research ethics; philosophy of religion.

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Recent Publications

  • Walker, R., & van Zyl, L. (2015). Altruism and generosity in surrogate motherhood and live organ donation. In 22nd Australasian Association of Professional and Applied Ethics (AAPAE) Annual Conference. Conference held at University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

  • van Zyl, L., & Walker, R. (2015). Altruism and generosity in surrogate motherhood and live organ donation. In 2nd Institute of Medical Ethics (IME) Research Conference: 'Sharpening the Edge of Bioethics in the UK'. Conference held at Newcastle University, United Kingdom.

  • van Zyl, L. L., & Walker, R. (2015). Response to George Parker. Women's Studies Journal, 29(1), 44-45.

  • Yates, D., Shaw, R., Parker, G., Van Zyl, L. L., & Walker, R. (2015). Proposed changes to the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Act (2004). Women's Studies Journal, 29(1), 34-55.

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Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Walker, Dr Ruth 9357 rmwalker J.3.17 Philosophy Programme

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