Institute for Ethics and Society

Based in Sydney, the Institute for Ethics and Society is one of Notre Dame’s three national research institutes. The IES aims to foster ethical awareness in professional and social life. It does this through pursuing excellence in research and by providing leadership in Ethics Education across the University.

The IES pursues excellence in philosophical and interdisciplinary research on ethics and society. Our five Research Focus Areas are:

The IES serves the University by supporting and informing the teaching of Ethics across all Schools. We work alongside UNDA Staff to assist them in fostering the ethical development of their students as individuals, professionals and citizens. To this end, we aim to make Notre Dame a leading contributor to scholarship on Ethics Education in Australia and beyond.