100 Years WISE: Women in Science and Engineering, Bridging the Past and the Future, A UBC Centennial Session

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Chan Shun Hall, The Chan Centre for Performing Arts
6265 Crescent Rd, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1

The 100 Years WISE will provide an opportunity for our community to discuss and raise awareness about women in leadership, gender diversity, and ways to integrate women in science, medicine and engineering across a wide range of education, government, and professional sectors.

Join us to inspire women and men, girls and boys from all corners of the community!

The UBC centennial sessions are a series of events and lectures covering various topics from economics to the arts, climate change to global health, all to celebrate UBC’s remarkable achievements over the past 100 years. 100 Years WISE will be one of the featured events, engaging the UBC academic community and the broader public in lively discussions to share ideas, discoveries, research findings and future visions for UBC and the world.

This event is FREE! Get your tickets here: https://tickets.ubc.ca/online/seatSelect.asp?BOset::WSmap::seatmap::performance_ids=80806DF0-62CA-41CE-BABD-6B62BB48F018

For more information, please visit ubc100.ca/100wise or contact bacanim@mail.ubc.ca.

2016 Alzheimer Update Forum

UBC Clinic for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders invite you to the 2016 Update on Alzheimer disease. This forum will feature some of the foremost experts on a wide variety of topics in Alzheimer disease and other dementias from basic mechanisms to current clinical research and therapy.

The Centre will greatly facilitate the flow of ideas between the research and clinical teams, allowing us to move more rapidly towards reaching our most urgent goal of improving patient care, and aiming for prevention and cure of this disease.

View the program here: (PDF)
For more information, or to RSVP, email alzheimer.events@ubc.ca.

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Building Bridges to Support Individuals with FASD

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Rm. 3113, Child and Family Research Institute
950 West 28th Avenue, Vancouver, BC

FREE ADMISSION – Everyone is welcome!

Featured speakers:
Dr. James Reynolds, Professor, Queen’s University
Dr. Amy Salmon, Executive Director, CanFASD
Dr. Nina Di Pietro, Research Associate, National Core for Neuroethics, UBC

This forum aims to give communities and individuals affected by FASD an opportunity to hear from researchers and health science experts about the latest developments in FASD diagnosis and treatment, with a focus on challenges and opportunities for improving access to supports and services.

For more information, please visit www.neuroethicscanada.ca.

FASD Community Forum

A Recipe for Success or Disaster? Exploring the Role and Contribution of Work Groups and Workshops in Neuroethics

As part of the Brain Matters! Vancouver Thematic Sessions Video Podcast, we present:

A Recipe for Success or Disaster? Exploring the Role and Contribution of Work Groups and Workshops in Neuroethics
by
Emily Bell, Associate Researcher at the Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal
Michael Burgess, Chair in Biomedical Ethics, W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia
Eric Racine, Director, Neuroethics, Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal
Charles Weijer, Canada Research Chair in Bioethics, Rotman Institute of Philosophy, Western University
Cynthia Forlini (moderator), Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research

This video presentation features the major points to the panels’ session on the role and contribution of work groups in neuroethics.

For more information, please visit: www.brainmattersvancouver.ca

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The Neuroethics of Pain Diagnostics Using Neuroimaging

As part of the Brain Matters! Vancouver Thematic Sessions Video Podcast, we present:

The Neuroethics of Pain Diagnostics Using Neuroimaging
by
Karen Davis, Head, Division of Brain, Imaging and Behaviour – Systems Neuroscience, Toronto Western Research Institute
Tor Wager, Director, Cognitive and Affective Control Laboratory, University of Colorado, Boulder
Hank Greely, Director, Center for Law and the Biosciences, Stanford Law School

This video presentation features the major points to Profs. Davis, Greely and Wager’s panel discussion on the neuroethics of pain diagnostics using neuroimaging.

For more information, please visit: www.brainmattersvancouver.ca

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Communicating Neuroscience: Hype and the Sources of Spin

As part of the Brain Matters! Vancouver Thematic Sessions Video Podcast, we present:

Communicating Neuroscience: Hype and the Sources of Spin
by Timothy Caulfield, Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, University of Alberta

This video presentation features the major points to Prof. Caulfield’s session on how sources of hype influence the representation of science in the laboratory, research institutions and popular press.

For more information, please visit: www.brainmattersvancouver.ca

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Epigenetics, Brain Science and Social Responsibility


As part of the Brain Matters! Vancouver Thematic Sessions Video Podcast, we present:

Epigenetics, Brain Science and Social Responsibility
by Anthony Phillips,Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Addiction

This video presentation features the major points to Dr. Phillips’ talk on what epigenetics is, it’s implications to brain science and the role of social responsibility in this topic.

For more information, please visit: www.brainmattersvancouver.ca

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