Events

Montreal Neuroethics Conference For Young Researchers

The Montreal Neuroethics Network (MNN) invites you to the upcoming “Montreal Neuroethics Conference for Young Researchers“. Friday, April 17, 2015 For more details, visit this page.

Neuroethics Down-Under 2014

Neuroethics Down-Under 2014: neuroscience and society in the 21st Century December 10 -11, 2014 Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre $110 ($55 students); public event, day 1: free Advances in neuroscience are set to transform our understanding of human cognition and behaviour. They may change how we treat people with behavioural or psychiatric disorders and challenge […]

Ethical Considerations in Cognitive Enhancement

UPDATE: For a summary of this session, please visit: http://blog.bioethics.gov/2014/08/20/considering-the-ethical-implications-of-cognitive-enhancement/ We invite you to hear Core’s Dr. Peter B. Reiner speak on the Ethical Considerations in Cognitive Enhancement at the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues Meeting: 9:15AM -10:30 AM (EDT) Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues […]

Emerging Ethical and Legal Challenges in Chronic Neurological Conditions

Wednesday & Thursday October 8 & 9, 2014 Global Center for Health Innovation and Cleveland Convention Center St. Clair Ave. NE & E 6th Street Cleveland, OH For more details, view brochure here. Website: www.ccfcme.org/epilepsy14 Note: There are four symposia being offered in the same week, three of which are Epilepsy related. Please do not […]

Stroke of Luck: A Play by Jacques Lalonde

Watch Jacques Lalonde as he shares an inside look at how the brain works and the difficult road to recovery from stroke. The production hopes to show the value of reaching out to friends, staying positive and see some of the crazy exercises one has to do to get back to “normal.” Stroke of Luck: A […]

Making Things Right: Addressing Medical Errors and Quality Failures

Monday, 2 June 2014 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (PDT) School of Population and Public Health, UBC Point Grey Campus Room B151 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3 Registration and Networking: 11:30-Noon Panel Presentation and Discussion: Noon to 1:15pm Light refreshments will be served. Free admission. RSVP here. Why do medical errors occur, and […]

Special Talks

The National Core for Neuroethics is pleased to announce two special talks this week on Thursday April 17, 2014: Dr. Alicia Semaka Integrating genetics into practice: Knowledge translation in the context of brain disorders Rudy North Lecture Theatre, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM and Dr. Julie Robillard Neuro 2.0: […]

French Scholar Lecture Series

2014 “Neuromodulation today and tomorrow: can doctors change my brain functions?” Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Centre for Brain Health, Lecture Theatre, Rm 101 (found below the main floor) 2215 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3 Dr. Elena Moro, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Grenoble, will be […]

Science is GREAT: Superbugs and the Unsustainable Use of Antibiotics

The British Consulate General in Vancouver and Royal Society of Canada (RSC) are working together to bring the North American Science is GREAT series to the University of British Columbia. The panel discussion is titled: Superbugs and the Unsustainable use of Antibiotics. The event will take place on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 on from 6:00 […]

Ordeal by Trial: Expert Evidence and the Limits of Legal Practice

Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies: International Visiting Research Scholar Public Talk Ordeal by Trial: Expert Evidence and the Limits of Legal Practice By Dr. Gary Edmond Monday, October 28, 2013, 5:00 pm Allard Hall, Room 104, 1822 East Mall, UBC Drawing upon empirical studies and inquiries drawn from Australia, England, Canada and the US, this […]

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