Seeking survey participants for study on views on online information about Alzheimer disease and related dementias
The UBC National Core for Neuroethics is interested in learning about your views on online information about Alzheimer disease and related dementias. If you are aged 55 or older and have sought online health information about Alzheimer disease or dementia at least once, we cordially invite you to participate in our short phone interview. The interview should take about 20 minutes to complete.
If you are interested in participating in our interviews, please contact Tanya Feng, Research Assistant at the National Core for Neuroethics at DementiaOnlineStudy@gmail.com.
Seeking interview participants with Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson's disease
The purpose of this interview is to explore the perspectives of patients with neurodegenerative diseases about the risks, benefits, and time frames associated with stem cell clinical trials. This study is funded by the Canadian Stem Cell Network.
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Graduate Fellowship at the W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia
The fellowship will provide a one-time annual stipend of $20,000 plus a research-related allowance of $1,500, as well as access to office space at the CAE in the Klinck Building on UBC Vancouver campus. Applicants from UBC Okanagan are also welcomed and efforts will be made to include successful UBC Okanagan fellowship holders in CAE activities via teleconference and/or provision for a visit to the UBC campus.
The period of the fellowship will be the 2018 academic year (i.e., September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019). Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program at UBC during this period.
Relevant topics for this fellowship include but are not limited to: bioethics, business ethics, environmental ethics, public health ethics, and health inequities.
For more details, please see posting: Graduate Fellowship in Applied Ethics
Developments in Neuroethics and Bioethics - Elsevier Press
Proposals for three volumes on cutting edge topics in Developments in Neuroethics and Bioethics are now being sought. The following topics are of special interest, but all will be considered equally based on the strength of the volume editor or editor group, and the proposed table of contents:
- Environmental Neuroethics
- Public and Global Mental Health
- Advances in Neurotechnology
- Neuroethics Policy for Children and Youth
- Placebo and Addiction Neuroethics
- Do-it-Yourself and Take-it-Yourself NeuroTools
- Educational Strategies in Contemporary Neuroethics, Bioethics, and Biomedicine
For more information, visit this page: https://goo.gl/UBM4tA
Visiting Scholars Program
We welcome visiting scholars to conduct research and collaborate with the members of the National Core for Neuroethics. Please contact our Faculty members for details.
- Adam Shriver, Ph.D., Center for Neuroscience and Society, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania
- Alexandra Olmos Perez, M.Sc., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
- John Noel M. Viaña, M.Sc., University of Tasmania (Hobart, Australia)
- Hervé Chneiweiss, M.D., Ph.D.,Head, Neuroscience, Paris Seine Laboratory, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Inserm/Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, France
- Joseph J. Fins, M.D., M.A.C.P., Chief, Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
- Lesley McBain, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
- Elena Moro, M.D., Professor, Joseph Fourier University - CHU Grenoble, Grenoble, France
- Saskia Nagel, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, Changing Brains, University of Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany
- Osamu Sakura, Ph.D., Professor, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies/Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
- Dan Stein, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
- Louise Whiteley, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Medical Museion, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark