Events

Universe of the Brain: Debunking the Modern Mythology of the Brain

Are you left brained or right brained, or is that even a thing? Will champagne improve your memory? Can you really beat depression with a walk in the woods? Discover what’s fact and what’s fake with neuroscientists Dr. Liisa Galea and Dr. Julie Robillard. Enjoy an evening of lively discussion as these leading researchers debunk […]

Audience Questions from Medical Aid in Dying in Canada – Where are we and where (2018 Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Lecture)

Due to time constraints, we were unable to go through all questions at the event. Here are all the questions we received: Category: Legislation With the complexity required to address the multitude of individual medical circumstances, would it even be possible to effectively legislate? Would a less prescriptive patient/physician-as-decision-makers model be more appropriate? What do […]

Neuroethics Seminar

2018 Impatience in Humans’ Timing Decisions: The Trade-off Between Duration Perception and Recall Dr. Moojan Ghafurian PhD David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science University of Waterloo Thursday Jul 12, 2018, 12:00PM – 1:00PM Neuroethics Canada, UBC Hospital Koerner Pavilion, Conference Room S117 Overview: Dr. Ghafurian will discuss how impatience affects timing decisions, suggest a […]

Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Lecture

2018 Medical Aid in Dying in Canada – Where are we and where are we going? Jennifer A. Chandler, LLM, Bertram Loeb Research Chair and Professor, Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa Prof. Jennifer A. Chandler is a Professor of Law and holder of the Bertram Loeb Research […]

Thinking outside the body: on the technical evolution of intelligence

Stephen M. Straker Memorial Lecture “Thinking outside the body: on the technical evolution of intelligence” Tuesday, 6 March 2018 5:00 to 6:30 pm SWING 122 Speaker: David Bates Professor, Department of Rhetoric University of California, Berkeley Abstract: From the beginning, with the emergence of the digital computer in the Second World War, Artificial Intelligence has […]

The Badness of Pain

The Badness of Pain Prof. Gwen Bradford PhD, Associate Professor Department of Philosophy Rice University Wednesday March 14, 2018, 3:00PM – 5:00PM Room 333, Henry Angus Building, 2053 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2 Abstract:”Why is Pain Bad?” Why is pain bad? The literature abounds with discussion of well-being, but there is so little about […]

Kick-off Meeting: Association for Responsible Research and Innovation in Genome Editing

You are invited to attend the Association for Responsible Research and Innovation in Genome Editing, which will be held in Paris, France, at the Région Île-de-France – 57, rue de Babylone – Paris 7ème, on Friday 23 March 2018. On March 23rd we will launch the international “Association for Responsible Research and Innovation in Genome […]

Community Conversations | Café Neuroéthique

2017 What’s New in Stem Cell Research? From the Lab to the Clinic and Beyond Monday, December 11, 2017 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Community Centre 2690 Larch St., Vancouver, BC, V6K 4K9 Come join us for a lively discussion with our experts about opportunities and challenges in stem cell research and treatment. FREE ADMISSION […]

2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Brain Enhancement in the Digital Age

The 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 5-7th, 2017) will feature over fifty of the world’s top experts and innovators working on ways to enhance our brain health and performance in light of emerging neuroscience and digital technologies. Click the title for more information.

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