- Neuroethics Canada Wins First Place at 2018 Brain Awareness Week Sticker Design Contest
- Ask the Neuroethicist: When the Neurologist Does (or Does Not) Have the Duty to Disclose Neurogenetic Risk
- The First Neuroethics Meeting: Then and Now
- NIH announces awards for BRAIN Initiative neuroethics research
- Distinguished Research Leaders Join MSFHR’s Research Leaders Forum
- Congratulations Dr. Julie Robillard - New Associate Director, National Core for Neuroethics
- What can neuroethicists learn from public attitudes about moral bioenhancement?
- Brain Injury and the Civil Right We Don’t Think About
- Intelligent Curation: Improving Access to Quality Health Information Online
- A Feminist Neuroethics of Mental Health
Core’s Dr. Julie Robillard and her team, including collaborator Dr. Jesse Hoey from the University of Waterloo, work toward improving acess to quality online health information. Click the title to read more.
The Neuroethics Blog features Dr. Ann E. Fink’s essay that explores how a feminist neuroethics framework enriches biological research into mental health. Click the title to read more.
Dr. Peter Reiner quoted in Newsweek on the neuroethics of Elon Musk’s brain-machine interface adventure
In April, the Silicon Valley billionaire announced plans to launch Neuralink—a company developing a brain-to-machine interface to cure brain ailments and help people compete with robots when the artificial intelligence revolution makes human brains obsolete. Featuring in the article, Dr. Peter Reiner talks about the ethics of neurotechnology, privacy of thought, and reason bypassing. Click […]
No topic was considered taboo at Tuesday night’s “Talking about your kids and their brains” event, where a room full of experts and inquisitive adults discussed issues such as depression, dyslexia, and stress in children. Click the title to read more.
Congratulations to Core’s Dr. Judy Illes for being elected Vice Chair of the Standing Committee on Ethics for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research! Dr. Illes will assume her duties on Thursday, July 6, 2017 for a three year term. Learn more about Dr. Illes’ research here. Dr. Illes is Professor of Neurology and Canada […]
CBC News’ The Early Edition (June 28, 2017 edition) interviews Dr. Judy Illes on the ethics of brain mapping and neurotechnology. Listen to the interview below (2:10:03 mark):
The Department of Philosophy of the University Twente in the Netherlands is looking for a PhD student (4-year position) in ethics of human enhancement in an international context Deadline for applications: 18 June 2017 The Challenge The aim of this PhD project is to perform an ethical study of human enhancement technologies and techniques that […]
It is 15 years since neuroethics emerged as a discipline and this year the International Neuroethics Society (INS) has become an associate member of FENS. Professor Judy Illes, president of INS talks to Dr Jane Haley (FENS Communication Committee) about the society, the importance of the field, … Click the title to read more.
As information-sharing has become decentralized in our digital age, are traditional approaches to science communication selling research short? An editorial from Dr. Julie Robillard, published today in Movement Disorders, suggests that new challenges in communicating research discoveries are an opportunity for researchers to take greater initiative in sharing their work with the public, especially online. […]
Two UBC neuroethicists are studying what this might mean for Canada and other countries that have recently introduced legislation for physician-assisted death. In a JAMA Neurology article published last week, Judy Illes and Emanuel Cabral examine the ethics around end-of-life decision-making for patients with these injuries. Click the title to read more.