CALL FOR PROPOSALS. Brainstorm Magazine (bilingual). Issue 2. The place of dialogue in health

We invite you to explore themes of dialogue and collective deliberation in healthcare communities in Canada and abroad, and to share your views on these ethical issues by addressing them from the angles of decision-making processes, the relationship between healthcare professionals and patients, and healthcare for marginalized populations, etc.

Organizational neuroethics: reflections on the contributions of neuroscience to management theories and business practices

Drawing on recent debates in the field, this book introduces “organizational neuroethics” as an emerging interdisciplinary field that addresses the ethics of organizational neuroscience research and applications, as well as the neuroscience of organizational ethics.


What is vulnerability? Insights from individuals living with mental illness

Vulnerability is a central concept in research ethics and typically serves to identify individuals or groups whose participation in research prompts specific concerns or warrants special consideration. Theoretical discussions on vulnerability have contributed valuable insights to discussions of mental health research and care.


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We are currently in the process of recruiting:

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Brainstorm Magazine

The goal of Brainstorm is to bring academic discussion out into the open; to facilitate inclusive dialogue and present scholarly topics in more accessible ways.


The theme of our series for the year 2019-2020 is the role of dialogue in care as well as the healthcare system

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Brainstorm is a newsletter about health ethic. Published since 2009, Brainstorm provides state-of-the art international updates on events, funding, education, literature, resources, and news in health ethics.


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