The 15th anniversary of what is widely viewed as the first neuroethics conference, “Neuroethics: Mapping the Field” was celebrated in 2017. The meeting was held in San Francisco, organized by the University of California and Stanford, and sponsored by the Dana Foundation. Click the title to read more.
Wherein lies the promise versus the hype, when discussing the latest in brain-related research and neurotechnology? Have we considered patient justice? Is actionable data actually available? Click the title to read more.
With sexual harassment and bullying dominating headlines, many people may be wondering what interventions the public would support to prevent immoral and harmful behaviours. Answering this question is the subject of a recent study led by Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute researcher Peter Reiner. Click the title to read more.
Global News’s Linda Aylesworth reports on the impacts of technology on sleep and features Core’s Dr. Peter Reiner.
Canadian Filipino Net features Core’s Marianne Claire Bacani and her winning 2018 Brain Awareness Week sticker design. Click the title to read more.
2018 Neuroethics Canada: Celebrating 10 Years is now available. Click the image to read more.
The Neuroethics Blog by Emory University published its Neuroethics Women to Watch post featuring Core’s Dr. Judy Illes! Click the title to read more.
BC Almanac podcast on January 11, 2018 features Core’s Dr. Peter Reiner on people’s relationship with their smartphones. Click the title to listen to the podcast.
On December 29, 2017, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, announced 125 new appointments to the Order of Canada. These appointments include six current and former UBC faculty members and two members of UBC advisory councils. Congratulations to all new appointees. Click the title to read more.
Dr. Judy Illes is the Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics at the University of British Columbia. She is Director of the National Core for Neuroethics at UBC, and faculty in the Brain Research Centre and the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute. Click the title to read more.