Past Events

Whose Ethics Inform That Code? End-User Perspectives on Embodied Health Technology

February 28, 2024, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Register here: https://datascienceandhealth.ubc.ca/events/whose-ethics-inform-code-end-user-perspectives-embodied-health-technology-0  Speaker: Dr. Julie Robillard, Associate Professor of Neurology & Scientist in Patient Experience at BC Children’s & Women’s Hospitals, UBC Title: Whose Ethics Inform That Code? End-User Perspectives on Embodied Health Technology Abstract: In this presentation, Dr. Robillard will provide an overview of embodied […]

Dr. Judy Illes at the Conference on Emerging Portable Technology for Neuroimaging Research in New Field Settings: Legal & Ethical Challenges

The Consortium on Law and Values at the University of Minnesota will bring together a diverse range of experts from across the country forEmerging Portable Technology for Neuroimaging Research in New Field Settings: Legal & Ethical Challenges, a day-long conference held online Thursday, December 7, 2023.   To date, MRI brain scanners have been located […]

Feeling welcomed: Creating space for Indigenous voices in brain and mental health research

2023 BRAIN AWARENESS WEEK – ANNUAL DISTINGUISHED NEUROETHICS LECTURE Melissa L. Perreault, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Guelph Citizen of the Métis Nation of Ontario Tuesday, March 14, 2023 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, 639 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 2G3 (map) Everyone is […]

I’m Still Standing: Fundraiser for Mental Wellness

Benefitting the BC Epilepsy Society You are invited to join the BC Epilepsy Society as we embark on a journey of creating a much-needed epilepsy mental wellness program and improving the lives of people living with and affected by epilepsy in British Columbia. Help us attain our goal of providing psychological services to our clients […]

Women in Science

Presented by BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, Women’s Health Research Institute and BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services Research Institute. Hear from six women who are paving the way for research in health sciences. Learn more about the leaders who are paving the way for research in health sciences, including what inspired them to […]

Seizing Hope: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy (Special film screening event at Kitimat, BC)

 5:00PM – 6:30PM PST Thu, Nov 17, 2022 Mount Elizabeth Theatre, 1491 Kingfisher Avenue, Kitimat, BC, V8C 1E9 4:30PM Doors open 5:00PM Screening starts 5:30PM Panel and Audience Q&A 6:00PM Reception 6:30PM Adjourn Please note that seating is general admission and is first-come, first-served. Tickets obtained through registration at Eventbrite do not guarantee guests […]

Seizing Hope: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy (Special film screening event at the 2022 INS Annual Meeting)

 7:00PM – 9:00PM EDT Tue, Nov 1, 2022 IRCM 110 Avenue des Pins Montréal, QC H2W 1R7 RSVP to attend here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pre-meeting-seizing-hope-high-tech-journeys-in-pediatric-epilepsy-tickets-436116284547  In coordination with the start of the 2022 INS Annual Meeting, the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM) is hosting a film screening featuring the 30-minute short documentary ‘Seizing Hope: High Tech Journeys […]

Seizing Hope: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy (Special film screening event at the BC Children’s Hospital)

 4:00PM – 5:00PM PDT Monday, Oct 3, 2022 SHY D308, Shaughnessy Building, BC Children & Women’s Hospital, 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3N1 3:30PM Doors open 4:00PM Screening starts 4:30PM Panel and Audience Q&A 5:00PM Adjourn Moderator: Judy Illes, CM, PhD, FRSC, FCAHS Professor and UBC Distinguished Scholar in Neuroethics, Director, Neuroethics Canada, […]

Vancouver Institute Talk

Dr. Judy Illes has been invited to present a talk for The Vancouver Institute, an organization dedicated to providing a diverse fare of free educational lectures to the general public. Her engaging presentation on ethics and modern biomedicine for the brain will take place on October 1, 2022. Click the title to read more.

Postponed: Seizing Hope: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy (Special film screening event at UBC)

 The special film screening of Seizing Hope scheduled on Monday, Sep. 19, 2022 has been postponed following the recent announcement of the federal holiday to mark the Queen’s funeral. Please stay tuned for news of a new date! 4:30PM – 5:30PM PDT Monday, Sep 19, 2022 CBH LL 101 (Rudy North Lecture Theatre), Djavad […]