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Podcast: BC Almanac Podcast: Dr. Peter Reiner on our relationship with smartphones

BC Almanac podcast on January 11, 2018 features Core’s Dr. Peter Reiner on people’s relationship with their smartphones. Click the title to listen to the podcast.

UBC faculty members among new appointments to the Order of Canada

On December 29, 2017, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, announced 125 new appointments to the Order of Canada. These appointments include six current and former UBC faculty members and two members of UBC advisory councils. Congratulations to all new appointees. Click the title to read more.

Martin Gleave and Judy Illes among 125 appointed to the Order of Canada

Dr. Judy Illes is the Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics at the University of British Columbia. She is Director of the National Core for Neuroethics at UBC, and faculty in the Brain Research Centre and the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute. Click the title to read more.

Drs. Illes, Werker and Martin-Matthews Appointed to the Order of Canada

On Friday, December 29, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, announced 125 new appointments to the Order of Canada. Three Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health members were included in this year’s appointments. Dr. Anne Martin-Matthews and Dr. Janet Werker were appointed Officers of the Order of Canada. Click the […]

Dr. Judy Illes Appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada

Neuroethics Canada’s Dr. Judy Illes has been appointed as a member of the Order of Canada for her contributions to the field of neurology, including pioneering research that has highlighted the ethical, social and legal implications of advances in neuroscience. Click the title to read more.

Neuroethics Canada Wins First Place at 2018 Brain Awareness Week Sticker Design Contest

Neuroethics Canada is pleased to share that our submission for the 2018 Brain Awareness Week (BAW) Sticker Design Contest won first place and has been chosen as the face of next year’s festivities! We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and votes!    You can read more about our in-house brain illustrator, […]

Please vote for our design submission at the 2018 Brain Awareness Week Sticker Design Contest!

Neuroethics Canada is excited to share that our entry for the 2018 Brain Awareness Week Sticker Design Contest has been chosen as 1 of the top 5 finalists! Our design, as seen below, was created by our in-house “brain illustrator”, Marianne Bacani, as a representation of the diverse and festive annual worldwide celebration of the […]

Ask the Neuroethicist: When the Neurologist Does (or Does Not) Have the Duty to Disclose Neurogenetic Risk

A mother, who is psychotic but lacks insight into her condition, has a putative gene for and family history of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Does the neurologist have a duty to disclose that genetic risk for ALS to her son? A team of neuroethicists answer the question … Click the title to read more.

The First Neuroethics Meeting: Then and Now

“How I Became a “Neuroethicist” By Jonathan D. Moreno, Ph.D. The night before the now famous “Mapping the Field” conference in 2002 there was a dinner for the speakers. As I made my way to the restaurant, I wasn’t sure what intrigued me more: the challenge of … Click the title to read more.

Please vote for our video at the 2017 IHDCYH Talks Video Competition!

Neuroethics Canada is excited to share that our video submission, Words, Worlds, and Wisdom, is in competition! Words, Worlds and Wisdom: Conversations in ethics and neurodevelopment disorders Watch the video here: https://goo.gl/qiV7TQ Please VOTE for our video by clicking on the “thumbs up” icon before November 30th, 2017 at 5:00 pm EDT! This video highlights the importance of the terminology […]

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