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Call for Submissions: “Letter to a Future Bioethicist”

The most recent special issue of the The Canadian Journal of Bioethics aims to create an intergenerational dialogue in order to engage the next generation of bioethicists in the social changes of tomorrow. Using an engaging style of writing and a rather informal tone, they invite you to submit a letter to a future bioethicist. […]

Informing Choice for Neurotechnological Innovation in Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

Dr. Judy Illes and her team at Neuroethics Canada created six informative infographics, with the goal of providing information about drug-resistant epilepsy in an accessible way. Click the title to read more.

Djavid Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health Year in Review 2020/2021

The Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH) has published their annual 2021 report! For Dr. Judy Illes’ comments on the ethics of vaccine certifications, see page 8-9. Visit the DMCBH website for more information!

UBC medical student Armaghan Alam receives 2021 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award

Neuroethics Canada and UBC medical student Armaghan Alam receives 2021 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award. Click the title to read more.

Dr. Judy Illes and Dr. Michael Kobor receive Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Researcher Awards

UBC Faculty of Medicine is delighted to announce that Dr. Judy Illes, professor of neurology in the department of medicine’s division of neurology, and Dr. Michael Kobor, professor in the department of medical genetics, have been awarded the 2020 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Researcher Awards. Click the title to read more.

Should B.C. implement a domestic vaccine passport program?

Quebec will implement a vaccine passport program to curb the spread of COVID-19, Premier François Legault announced Thursday (Aug 5). But will the other provinces follow suit? Click the title to read more.

Dr. Judy Illes receives the 2020 UBC Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Researcher Award

Continuing in a windfall of recognition for neuroethics, we are delighted to share that Dr. Judy Illes has been awarded the 2020 UBC Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Researcher Award in the Clinical/Applied Science Research category. This major achievement recognizes Dr. Illes’ outstanding work on the basis of a distinguished research career, recognition in the research […]

Canadian ethicists recognize the critical importance of science and research

On May 25, 2021, Member of Parliament Kirsty Duncan advanced Motion 38 to create a new Standing Committee for Science and Research (SCSR). Click the title to read more.

Unvaccinated: The implications of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Neuroethics Canada’s Dr. Judy Illes weighs in on the implications of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in this latest post by The Vancouver Sun. Click the title to read more.

Dr. Judy Illes receives the 2021 Martin M. Hoffman Award for Excellence in Research

Neuroethics Canada congratulates Dr. Judy Illes for receiving the 2021 Martin M. Hoffman Award for Excellence in Research, in recognition of her outstanding research and scholarly contributions, at this year’s UBC Department of Medicine Faculty and Staff Awards. For further details, please visit: https://medicine.med.ubc.ca/about/department-of-medicine-awards/