Neuroethics Seminar

2018 Decision-Making Capacity to Consent to Medical Assistance in Dying for Persons with Mental Disorders Louis C. Charland, PhD PhD, Professor Department of Philosophy Western University Friday March 23, 2018, 1:00PM – 2:00PM Neuroethics Canada, UBC Hospital Koerner Pavilion, Conference Room S117 Bio: Dr. Louis C. Charland, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of […]

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.

Baba Brinkman’s Rap Guide to Consciousness at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

August 2-14, 16-28, 2017 Assembly George Square Studios 54 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2LR, UK Fringe First winner and “peer-reviewed rapper” Baba Brinkman (Rap Guide to Evolution, Rap Guide to Religion) explores the scientific study of consciousness in his latest hip-hop comedy. Baba’s brain consists of roughly 90 billion neurons with trillions of connections, and […]

Interrogating Huntington’s in vivo roles through loss of function experiments

Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences Seminar Series Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM LSC 3 2350 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3 Speaker Jeff Carroll, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Psychology Behavioral Neuroscience Program, Western Washington University Abstract Expansion of a glutamine-coding CAG trinucleotide near the 5′ end of the […]

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