Events

3rd UBC Undergraduate Neuroscience Conference

Learn about the latest undergraduate research projects or showcase your own work at the 3rd Annual UBC Undergraduate Neuroscience Conference! The UBC Neuroscience Undergraduate Research Conference (NURC), hosted by the UBC Neuroscience Club (UNC), brings together the neuroscience community at UBC to celebrate undergraduate research. 3rd Annual UBC Undergraduate Neuroscience Conference Date & Time: Thursday, […]

10th International Brain Research Organization World Congress of Neuroscience

The 10th IBRO (International Brain Research Organization) World Congress of Neuroscience; IBRO 2019 will be held in Daegu, Korea from September 21st to 25th, 2019! The IBRO World Congress has been held every four years since 1982, and it is one of the most prominent international scientific congresses of its kind expected to be attended […]

Neuroethics Seminar

2018 Neurofeedback and neuroprediction: New possibilities and ethical challenges in MRI research Dr. Kate Macduffie PhD University of Washington Autism Center Thursday, Dec 13, 2018, 12:00PM – 1:00PM Neuroethics Canada, UBC Hospital Koerner Pavilion, Conference Room S117 Bio: Dr. Kate MacDuffie is a clinical psychologist and postdoctoral research associate at the University of Washington. Her […]

Science and Technology Studies Graduate Program Colloquium Series: Colloquium with Andrea Tone

Tuesday, December 4, 5:00PM – 6:30PM Buchanan Tower 1197, 1873 E Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1 “Dangerous Drugs: Doctors, Pain and the Politics of Blame” Andrea Tone, Canada Research Chair in Social History of Medicine, McGill University The opiate epidemic has claimed hundreds and thousands of lives and put clinicians on the defensive as “enabling” […]

The patient experience roadmap: implications for the research community

BC Women’s Hospital Research Rounds Dr. Julie Robillard Date: Friday, November 16, 2018 Time: 8:00am – 9:00 am Location: Room D308 – Shaughnessy Building, B.C. Women’s Hospital & Health Centre, 4500 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1 Goals/Learning Objectives 1. Identify traditional and novel methods of capturing patient experience data 2. Understand the limitations in collecting and […]

2018 Medicine Research Expo

KEYNOTE LECTURE: 10 Years of Neuroethics at UBC: Aligning Human Values, Health, and Clinical Care Dr. Judy Illes Division of Neurology

Community Conversations | Café Neuroéthique

2018 Community Conversations: The Latest Brew in Neuroscience Research Wednesday, September 12, 2018 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Steamworks Brew Pub (Harbour View Room Über Lounge) 375 Water Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1B8 (map) Come join us for an interesting and exciting discussion about the brain from UBC and Vancouver’s best and budding neuroscience thinkers. […]

Universe of the Brain: Debunking the Modern Mythology of the Brain

Are you left brained or right brained, or is that even a thing? Will champagne improve your memory? Can you really beat depression with a walk in the woods? Discover what’s fact and what’s fake with neuroscientists Dr. Liisa Galea and Dr. Julie Robillard. Enjoy an evening of lively discussion as these leading researchers debunk […]

Audience Questions from Medical Aid in Dying in Canada – Where are we and where (2018 Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Lecture)

Due to time constraints, we were unable to go through all questions at the event. Here are all the questions we received: Category: Legislation With the complexity required to address the multitude of individual medical circumstances, would it even be possible to effectively legislate? Would a less prescriptive patient/physician-as-decision-makers model be more appropriate? What do […]

Brain Awareness Week – Annual Distinguished Neuroethics Lecture

2018 Medical Aid in Dying in Canada – Where are we and where are we going? Jennifer A. Chandler, LLM, Bertram Loeb Research Chair and Professor, Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa Prof. Jennifer A. Chandler is a Professor of Law and holder of the Bertram Loeb Research […]