Mutual aid and emergency fund for students in precarious situations, including Ukraine

A special mutual aid campaign to respond to the extraordinary situation in which these students find themselves.

How to evaluate the quality of an ethical deliberation? A pragmatist proposal for evaluation criteria and collaborative research

Our proposal will guide researchers and practitioners interested in the evaluation of the quality of ethical deliberations.


Clinician preferences for neurotechnologies in pediatric drug resistant epilepsy: A discrete choice experiment

This study explores the preferences of clinicians to treat pediatric drug resistant epilepsy (DRE) with novel neurotechnologies.


2022 Montreal Health Ethics Conference Series

2022 THEME: Information and Health: Still the crux of the matter?

Next session: Thursday, September 15th, 2022 at 12 PM

Les prises de risque d’une pédagogie de l’éducation thérapeutique du patient

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Brainstorm Newsletter

An interdisciplinary and bilingual newsletter about advances in health ethics theory and practice.


Lived experiences of participation in mental health research in Canada: breaking the glass wall

People with mental illness who participate in research projects do not often get to talk about their experiences. We think that this is a mistake and that researchers should learn from them. We interviewed 14 research participants and individuals who work to defend the rights of people with mental illness.

Autism service preferences of parents/guardians and autistic adults in five countries

This article presents quantitative results from a mixed-methods survey of autistic adults and parents/guardians of autistic people in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, and the USA.


Pragmatism strives to develop practical approaches that promote human values and human flourishing using state-of-the-art methods from different disciplines.

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Research undertaken at the Pragmatic Health Ethics Research Unit addresses a range of challenges in health care, research, and health policy. It relies on the use of interdisciplinary approaches that are grounded in facts, open to deliberative processes, and focused on producing practical changes that promote respect of persons and human flourishing in all its diversity.

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