The International Neuroethics Society is an association of professionals and students interested in neuroethics. Our mission is to encourage and inspire research and dialogue on the responsible use of advances in brain science.

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AJOB Neuroscience Editor-in-Chief

The Routledge / Taylor & Francis Group is looking for a new editor-in-chief of AJOB Neuroscience. Candidates should have a well-established academic background in medical ethics or neuroscience. Interested applicants should forward their CV and a covering letter to Lucy Pritchard, Portfolio Manager for Medicine & Health Journals.

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Hastings Center President

The Hastings Center is currently looking for its next President. See the position specification to learn more about this exciting opportunity. Expressions of interest, comments, and nominations are welcome and can be sent in confidence to Flip Jaeger of Spencer Stuart at [email protected].

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Research / News

Treating mental illness with electricity marries old ideas with modern tech and understanding of the brain

The Conversation Weekly podcast talked with three experts and one patient — including INS President Joseph J. Fins — about the history of treating mental illness, how new technology and deeper understanding of the brain are leading to better treatments, and where the neuroscience of mental illness is headed next. (November 24, 2022)

Brain-computer interfaces, inclusive innovation, and the promise of restoration: A mixed-methods study with rehabilitation professionals

INS members Matthew Sample, Sebastian Sattler, Stephanie Blain-Morales, and Eric Racine and colleagues investigate the rehabilitation professionals’ opinions on brain-computer interfaces. (Engaging Science, Technology, and Society)


2022 INS Annual Meeting

Bringing Neuroethics to Life Throughout Patient Care, Research, and Policy

Montreal, Canada + Virtual
November 2-4, 2022


Meeting Sponsors

Dana Foundation
Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at Broad Institute
Montreal Clinical Research Institute. IRCM. Driven by life.
Fonds de recherche du Québec (Quebec Health Research Fund)
Universitats Klinikum Freiburg
CRE: Centre de recherche en ethique; Box and with inscribed dashed circle design;
Duke Science & Society
Medical College of Wisconsin; Institute for Health & Equity; Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Penn State, with lion sheild; Center for Neural Engineering
Molecular Psychology: Brain, Behavior & Society / Taylor & Francis / F1000
Center for Neuroscience & Society, University of Pennsylvania

Stipend Donors

IBRO: International Brain Research Organization
CGP: Centre of Genomics and Policy / Centre de génomique et politiques
Wellcome Center for Ethics + Humanities
Neuro, with snowflake/neuron design
Penn Master of Bioethics, with shield;
Neuroethics Canada: Brain, Health, Human Values

Prizes Donors


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