- New paper offers smart guidelines for developing tech tools for older adults
- Neurology Podcast: Reflections on Translation - Views of Participants in a Multi-Site Canadian CCSVI Clinical Trial
- Kristine Chapman and Judy Illes: Stem cells claims are ahead of the science
- People are searching for health information online, but is what they're finding useful?
- Milestone anniversary for neuroethics brings change, partnerships, and greater influence
- Governor General Julie Payette met with new Order of Canada & Order of British Columbia recipients
- Prof. Jennifer A. Chandler’s BC Almanac Interview on Medical Aid in Dying
- Five ways to reduce the physical harms of smartphone use
- CBC Radio's The Current features Dr. Peter B. Reiner
- If morals came in the form of a pill, would we use them?
- Dr. Judy Illes featured in the #SupportTheReport campaign
Dr. Joseph J. Fins writes “Brain Injury and the Civil Right We Don’t Think About” on The Opinion Pages of The New York Times (Aug 24, 2017). Click the title to read more.
We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Julie Robillard, Assistant Professor of Neurology, as Associate Director of the National Core for Neuroethics at UBC effective September 1, 2017. Dr. Robillard’s research focus is on the experience of health care innovation in dementia and mental health, and on the integration of artificial intelligence to […]
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.