Researchers are testing mild electrical stimulation to improve brain function and mental health, but warn do-it-yourselfers to be wary of treating themselves with models available online. Click the title to read more.
To mark International Women’s Day this year, UBC is hosting an event that examines female leadership in science, engineering and medicine. Click the title to read more.
Tuesday marks the 41st International Women’s Day, a celebration of women, mothers, daughters, and sisters, partners, leaders, followers, water-bearers, cooks, and carers around the world. Click the title to read more.
Core’s Dr. Judy Illes shares her thoughts on sexism and the struggle for gender parity. Click the title to read more.
Peter Reiner, a professor at the National Core for Neuroethics at UBC, argues that our devices should be redesigned to foster healthier connections between humans and technology so we can use our brains for more challenging activities.
Core’s Dr. Judy Illes speaks on medical futility at the February 17, 2016 episode of CBC’s The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti. Listen to the episode here: Source: The Current, Feb. 17, 2016
28 January 2016 Dear INS Members, Partners, and Friends, I am honored to become the third President of the International Neuroethics Society and to lead our interdisciplinary, global organization into a second and exciting decade of scholarship, action, and impact. The flood of findings from brain research generates an ever-increasing range of neuroethical challenges that […]
ICI Radio Canada interviews Core’s Dr. Julie Robillard on the ethics of crowd-funding for medical research in the L’heure du Monde Jan 13, 2016 episode. Listen here: http://ici.radio-canada.ca/emissions/l_heure_du_monde/2015-2016/archives.asp?date=2016/01/13&indTime=2534&idmedia=7409463
Fourth year BSc. Pharmacology student and research associate at the National Core of Neuroethics, Cody Lo was recently recognized as a Wesbrook scholar and awarded the Carl Bradford Robertson Premier scholarship. These awards are the University’s most prestigious designations and are given to senior undergraduate students with outstanding academic performance, leadership, and involvement in student […]
Roundhouse Radio’s “Our City” with Kirk LaPointe features Core’s Dr. Julie Robillard to discuss Alzheimer disease and the ethics of online health information. Listen here: http://cirh.streamon.fm/listen-pl-489