We wish to express our congratulations to the five finalists for their excellent essays and presentations, and in particular to the winners of each category.
Winner: Harry Lloyd with his essay “What, if anything, is objectionable about gentrification?”
Runner Up: Angelo Ryu with his essay “Do Jurors Have a Moral Obligation to Avoid Deadlock?”
Winner: Tena Thau with her essay “Love Drugs and Expanding the Romantic Circle”
Joint Runners Up: Miles Kellerman with his essay “The Ethical Dilemma of Disclosing Offshore Accounts” and Brian Wong with his essay “Should We Contact Uncontacted Peoples?: A Case for a Samaritan Rescue Principle”
We also wish to express our congratulations to the authors of the following essays which have been awarded an Honourable Mention in the Graduate category:
Maximilian Kiener: “Consent and Causation”
Michelle Lee: “Practical Ethics of Machine Learning and Discriminatory Lending”
Robert Underwood: “Killing to Communicate”
Finally we also send our thanks and congratulations to all of the entrants in this prize.