Events

Brain wellness, genomic justice, and Indigenous communities: Supporting wellness and self-determination

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS Thursday, June 9, 2022 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM PDT Join us for a conversation about supporting Indigenous peoples’ wellness and self-determination in the areas of genomics and brain wellness. Hear perspectives from Krystal Tsosie, co-founder of the first U.S. Indigenous-led biobank, and from members of a working group that convened this past […]

What’s new in spinal cord repair?

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS Tuesday, June 7, 2022 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM PDT Come join us for an interactive conversation with experts to discuss the latest in different approaches to spinal cord repair! PANELISTS: Andrea Townson, MD, FRCPC Medical Co-Chair, Regional Rehab Program, VCHA Clinical Professor Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia Barry Munro BA, […]

World Premiere of Seizing Hope: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy

5:00PM – 7:00PM PDT Wednesday, Jul 6, 2022 VIFF Centre, 1181 Seymour St., Vancouver, BC V6B 3M7 RSVP to the event here: https://seizinghopefilmvan.eventbrite.ca Can new technology bring hope to children who have drug-resistant epilepsy? More than 500,000 children in Canada and the USA have epilepsy. About a third of those children continue to have seizures […]

Ethics in Environment & Democracy

 Ethics in Environment & Democracy was the final installation of Ethics for UBC, a five-part speaker series to explore the current landscape of ethics scholarship and education across the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses of our university. This panel discussion focused on ethics across a variety of disciplines, from animal welfare and ecophysiology, to democracy […]

Ethics in Health

 Ethics in Health was the fourth installation of Ethics for UBC, a five-part speaker series to explore the current landscape of ethics scholarship and education across the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses of our university. This panel discussion focused on ethics across a variety of disciplines, spanning kinesiology and the exercise sciences, neuroethics, and medicine. […]

CCNA Talking Brains Webinar Series

Indigenous engagement and data governance in practice. Indigenous Peoples have the right to control the collection, ownership, dissemination and use of their data. This includes the right to use Indigenous data in ways that respect and reflect Indigenous worldviews and approach to research. For more details, please visit: https://ccna-ccnv.ca/talking-brains-series/.

Ethics in Policy, Business & Law

 Ethics in Policy, Business & Law was the third installation of Ethics for UBC, a five-part speaker series that explores the current landscape of ethics scholarship and education across the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses of our university. This panel discussion focused on ethics across a variety of disciplines, from Indigenous law and policy, to sustainable […]

Neuroethics Seminar

2022 Neuroethics and Neurotechnology: What does the Future Hold? Patrick McDonald MD, MHSc, FRCSC 2022 Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Speaker Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Winnipeg Children’s Hospital Head, Section of Neurosurgery, University of Manitoba Faculty, Neuroethics Canada, University of British Columbia Wednesday, March 16, 2022, 12:00PM – 1:00PM PDT Via Zoom Overview: This seminar […]

Worlds Apart – Ensuring Equitable Access to Advances in Brain Health

2022 BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK – ANNUAL DISTINGUISHED NEUROETHICS LECTURE Patrick McDonald, MD, MHSc, FRCSC, Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Winnipeg Children’s Hospital; Head, Section of Neurosurgery, University of Manitoba; Faculty, Neuroethics Canada, University of British Columbia Tuesday, March 15, 2022 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM PDT Overview: Rapid technological advancements have led to the potential for significant improvements […]