In line with the upcoming 2019 International Women’s Day and the 2019 Women Deliver conference in Vancouver, Neuroethics Canada’s Dr. Judy Illes writes about the current global collaborations between women in health, science, and innovation at the recent post from The Conversation. Click the title to read more.
A new Canadian Brain Research Strategy (CBRS), highlighted for the first time in a series of five papers in the journal Neuron this week, offers four strategic pillars of which neuroethics, as part of the application of neuroscience to society, is one. Click the title to read more.
Neuroethics Canada congratulates Dr. B. Lynn Beattie who has been inducted into the 2019 Vancouver Coastal Health Medical Staff Hall of Honour! The Medical Staff Hall of Honour The Medical Staff Hall of Honour was created by the Vancouver Community of Care (CoC) Medical, Dental and Allied Staff Association (VMDAS) of Vancouver Coastal Health, with […]
As smart watches and fitness trackers explode in popularity, so is a new type of health and wellness tech marketed as being able to monitor and manipulate brain functions. Direct-to-consumer “neurotechnology” is a rapidly growing industry, predicted to top $3 billion by 2020. Click the title to read more.
Toronto surgeons hopeful they can decrease the seizures Andi Dreher endures. Click the title to read more.
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, invested 2 Companions, 15 Officers and 24 Members into the Order of Canada on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., at Rideau Hall. Created in 1967, the Order of Canada recognizes outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. Close […]
Drs. Tony J. Prescott and Julie Robillard respond to The BMJ’s article, “David Oliver: Will robotic automation solve social care?”
“Robotic automation will not ‘solve social care’, but it can contribute to improving the lives of people w/ care needs.” Drs. Tony J. Prescott and Julie Robillard respond to The BMJ article, “David Oliver: Will robotic automation solve social care?” Click the title to read more.
A ceremony on campus yesterday welcomed 60 new citizens to Canada. Held in the UBC Life Sciences building, the citizenship ceremony was a joint event between UBC, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada and the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC), a non-profit organization that organizes programs to encourage active citizenship. Click the title to read more.
Iris Coates McCall and Caitlin Courchesne receive awards at the 2018 International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting
Neuroethics Canada congratulates Iris Coates McCall and Caitlin Courchesne for receiving the following awards at the recent 2018 International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting held at San Diego, CA! Springer Book Prize (Top Poster Presentations) Outstanding Abstract Award Iris Coates McCall Book Award Sponsored by Elsevier (Top Poster Presentations) Caitlin Courchesne
Judy Illes, Professor of Neurology, Canada Research Chair in Neuroethics and Director of Neuroethics Canada at UBC, has been awarded the 2018 Patricia Price Browne Prize in Biomedical Ethics. The award recognizes the importance of ethics in confronting the critical biomedical issues of the day. Click the title to read more.