- Is the media landscape changing faster than science communication can keep up?
- Science and society must collaborate in setting research agenda
- Brain patterns cannot reveal end-of-life decisions for patients with severe brain injuries
- Dr. Judy Illes nominated at the 34th YWCA Women of Distinction Awards
- Blood, brains and mushrooms: Neurocraft exhibition opens in Winnipeg
- Fixing fentanyl with naloxone alone won't work
- UBC’s beacons of hope in the war against Alzheimer’s disease
- Ethics at CIHR: Moving Forward
- Women in science: part II
- Opinion: Head transplant an unjustified ghoulish human experiment
- On the Origin of Scientists: Neuroethicist Judy Illes
Women are enrolling in science and engineering in record numbers, but rarely win awards and often leave the field. What’s happening? Women are being forced out of careers in science and engineering, not because they can’t juggle babies and Bunsen burners, but because they’re discouraged at every turn by thousands of small, sexist moments that […]
The Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame has nominated no women for the second year in a row, but we had no problem coming up with names. Click the title to read more.
Two UBC professors resign from selection committee from Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame due to lack of female representation
Two Canadian scientists and UBC professors have resigned from the selection committee of the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame over disputes that, for the second time in as many years, there are no female nominees for induction. With these resignations, this leaves only one female board member, Jeanette Southwood, in the panel of […]
UBC researchers resign in protest as Science Hall of Fame goes two years without nominating a female
Two female researchers tasked with helping to recognize the top scientists in the country have stepped down from their duties to protest lack of recognition for other women in the field. Click the title to read more.
A prominent neuroscientist has withdrawn herself from the selection committee of the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame because the nomination process has produced no female candidates. Click the title to read more.
Professor Judy Illes and Dr. Catherine Anderson asked for a more diverse group of scientists to be considered for the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame. Click the title to read more.
The CBC Marketplace (Apr 10 episode) interviews Core’s Dr. Julie Robillard in the context of her research on online tests for dementia and on dementia on social media. Dr. Robillard gave roughly a half-hour interview during which she described her research and its implications, as well as discussed a few of the tests that the […]
Core’s Nicholas Fitz writes an article on economic inequality for the Scientific American. Click the title to read more.
Core’s Dr. Julie Robillard gives a radio interview for Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s Boomer Life program (March 30, 2015).
Core’s Dr. Peter Reiner shares his opinion on Do-It-Yourself transcranial direction current stimulation (tDCS) machines and its implications. Click the title to read more.