Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve

Onora O'Neill

Onora O'Neill



Address as

Baroness O'Neill

Contact details


House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 4120


International bodies

Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg, Berlin 1989-90; Foreign Hon. Member: American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1993-, Austrian Academy of Sciences 2002-; Foreign Member American Philosophical Society 2003-; Hon. Member Royal Irish Academy 2003-; Foreign Member: Leopoldina 2004-, Norwegian Academy of Sciences 2006-

Political interests

Constitutional reform, education especially higher education, medical ethics, languages, communication, copyright and publishing

Countries of interest

Germany, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland

Name, style and title

Raised to the peerage as Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve, of The Braid in the County of Antrim 1999

Register of Interests

2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

Lecture, June 2011, Nuffield Council of Bioethics

Academic Auditor, Centre of the Study of Mind and Nature, University of Oslo, Norway

External Adviser to the Singapore National Bioethics Advisory Commission

Academic Evaluator, Institute of Philosophy, Groningen University, Netherlands

University of Cambridge - lecturing

Columbia University, New York, USA - lecturing

10: Non-financial interests (b)

Chair of Advisory Board, Institute of Philosophy, Institutes of Advanced Study, University of London

Past President, British Academy (with various continuing involvements)

Past Principal, Newnham College (with various continuing involvements)

Professor Emeritus, University of Cambridge (with various continuing involvements)

10: Non-financial interests (c)

Chair of the Royal Irish Academy's strategic review committee (May to October 2012)

Member of Council, Royal Institute of Philosophy

Trustee, American University of Sharjah

Trustee, Sense about Science

Trustee, PHG Foundation

10: Non-financial interests (e)

Member of Council, Foundation for Science & Technology

Member of Council, British-Irish Association

Member of Council, Council for the Assistance of Refugee Academics