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Check out photos from the Public Program on Neurogaming at the 2013 INS Annual Meeting! Photos available here!
Photos from the 2013 Annual Meeting in San Diego are available here!
Access the recorded webcasts for the 2013 International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting panel sessions here
The Science and Ethics of Moral Enhancement
States of Consciousness: Neuroethics in Impairments of Consciousness, Brain-Machine Interfacing and End of Life Decisions
Can Neuroscience Inform Us about Criminality & the Capacity for Rehabilitation?
Thanks to the generous contribution of Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson for live webcasting the the 2013 International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting panel sessions.
The INS would like to thank those who generously contributed to the Annual Meeting Public Program on Neurogaming
See a list of sponsors here
INS Elects a New President!
Dr. Barbara Sahakian of Cambridge University will be taking over the presidency in February of 2014. Click here for the full announcement!
Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues to discuss BRAIN Initiative
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues will conduct its fifteenth meeting on December 18, 2013. At this meeting, the Commission will discuss the BRAIN Initiative and ongoing work in neuroscience.
Exciting job opening at UBC's National Core for Neuroethics
National Core for Neuroethics
Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine
University of British Columbia
The Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for a full-time academic position at the rank of Assistant Professor, without review to join the dynamic group of researchers in the National Core for Neuroethics. This is a full-time, term position for a period of one year, with the possibility of renewal for up to three years. More information here.
Dr. Barbara Sahakian participates in the BBC Radio Programme "Controlling Moods and Minds: Depression and Smart Drugs." Check it out here.
The Brain and Mind Institute and the Rotman Institute of Philosophy invite applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuroethics. The application deadline is December 15, 2013.
INS and the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics are proud to present two Wellcome Trust Lectures in Neuroethics on November 27th, 2013. Join professors Patrick Haggard and Glyn Humphreys to hear about the biology of decision making and how bias affects the way we view the world. For more information click here.
The Wellcome Trust's free 'Big Picture Debates the Brain' app is now available from the iTunes store and as a web app. The free, interactive app is a resource for post-16 students and their teachers, and encourages learners to debate social and ethical questions about the human brain, such as 'Is being in love just a chemical reaction?', 'Are humans superior to other animals?' and 'Is technology harming our brains?' The app can be found here, and the online version can be found here.
Call for Papers: Neuroethics is seeking submissions for a special issue called "Concussion and mTBI: Ethical Issues. The full CFP can be read here. Closing date for submission is November 30, 2013.
The National Core for Neuroethics is thrilled to announce that registration is now open for Brain Matters! Vancouver: Brain Science and Social Responsibility, March 12-14, 2014 to be held in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. For more information, click here.
INS has a new poster! Click here to see it and download.
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The International Neuroethics Society is now on LinkedIn! We have started a members only group to expand your networking experience. Be able to participate in discussion boards about Neuroethics news, job openings, research positions, topics you’re interested in, etc. Search “International Neuroethics Society” in the “Groups” search tab and you can request to join the group. All posts are regulated by the INS Administrator to make sure content is relevant and appropriate.
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INS Joins NIMH Outreach Partnership
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