- Kristine Chapman and Judy Illes: Stem cells claims are ahead of the science
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- Governor General Julie Payette met with new Order of Canada & Order of British Columbia recipients
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- Dr. Judy Illes featured in the #SupportTheReport campaign
- The impact of technology on sleep
- Canadian Filipino wins global sticker design contest for Brain Awareness Week 2018
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 […]
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 […]
The March for Science is a celebration of science. It’s not only about scientists and politicians; it is about the very real role that science plays in each of our lives and the need to respect and encourage research that gives us insight into the world. Click the title to read more.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 Telus World of Science, 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver, BC, V6A 3Z7 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM Imagine a world where drugs are developed without the use of animals, where doctors know how a patient will react to a drug before prescribing it and where patients can have a replacement organ 3D-printed […]
Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 12:00 PM Room 424, School of Population and Public Health 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z3 Website: http://ethics.ubc.ca/events/the-effect-of-contents-in-advance-directive-on-decision/ Dr. Sung Joon Shin Visiting Scholar, W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, UBC On January 26th 2016, a law related to the life-sustaining treatment for terminally ill patients in Korea, […]
The Neuroethics of Cognitive Enhancement Peter B. Reiner, VMD, PhD Professor, National Core for Neuroethics University of British Columbia February 22, 2017 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Room 1C13, Detwiller Pavilion, UBC Hospital
Join the UBC Clinic for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders for an expert update on what’s new in Alzheimer and dementia research and care. The Forum is open to the public and free of charge. Please RSVP via email to email@example.com.
A Window Into the Human Brain: Investigating the Biomechanics and Mechanobiology of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
The 4th Manufacturing/Solid Mechanics Seminar: A Window Into the Human Brain: Investigating the Biomechanics and Mechanobiology of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Friday, December 9, 2016 at 08:30AM at CEME Room 1202 Everyone is welcome! Speaker: Ms. Lyndia Wu, PhD candidate, Stanford University Abstract: Mild traumatic brain injuries, more commonly known as concussions, occur frequently in […]
In this provocative presentation Professor Caulfield will explore why and how health information gets so twisted, including the increasingly important role of celebrity culture. He will also review why this matters (and it does!) and how it impacts our health and health policy.
Chair: Judy Illes Co-Chair: Julie M. Robillard Location: Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina: Grand Ballroom 13 Guests: Martha J. Farah It’s been said that film provides a window and mirror to our dreams, hopes, and fears; modern film presents the possibilities and problems of current and future brain science. Join neuroethics experts such as Judy […]