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Past event: Neuroethics, art and public inquiry

Past event: Neuroethics, art and public inquiry

On Friday October 19th, members of the Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit attended an exciting neuroethics "speed-dating" event ...

Brave New Brains Conference

Brave New Brains Conference

Dr. Racine met with leading brain researchers in Melbourne this week for the Brave New Brains conference. This reunion is organized by ...

Symposium: What does it Mean to do Philosophy in and for Society?

Symposium: What does it Mean to do Philosophy in and for Society?

What’s the contribution of the philosopher in contemporary democracies? This bilingual panel, moderated by Matthew Sample (Pragmatic ...

New membership: Matthew Sample joins the iGEM

New membership: Matthew Sample joins the iGEM

Matthew Sample has joined the iGEM (International Genetically Engineered Machines) advisory committee on Human Practices. iGEM trains ...

Blog post: Is the concept of “will” useful in explaining addictive behaviour?

Blog post: Is the concept of “will” useful in explaining addictive behaviour?

The effects of substance use and misuse have been key topics of discussion given the impact on healthcare costs, public safety, crime, ...

In the news: Dr. Racine discusses the ethical challenges of neurotechnology

In the news: Dr. Racine discusses the ethical challenges of neurotechnology

Neurosciences and neurotechnologies are being watched not only by scientists, but also by the general public. New knowledge promises to

In the news: Dr. Racine on the ethics of experimentation with humain brain tissue

In the news: Dr. Racine on the ethics of experimentation with humain brain tissue

Dr. Racine was recently featured in a piece on the ethics of experimentation with human brain tissue. Research on the human brain is ...