Neuroethics Canada

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
What the facility does

Interdisciplinary research group dedicated to tackling the ethical, legal, policy and social implications of frontier technological developments in the neurosciences

Areas of expertise

Our research results, educational resources, and public outreach promote informed decision-making and empowered choices for individual and community well-being in an era of fast-paced and ever increasingly consumer-directed personalized medicine.

Research services

Neuroethics Canada conducts empirical research and provide ethics consultations in the area of neuroscience and biomedical ethics.

We offers consultation and opportunities for collaboration on all matters related to neurodevelopment, aging and dementia, neuroimaging, cognitive enhancement, stem cells, addiction, cross cultural challenges in brain research, science communication and neuroliteracy, and the ethics of personalized medicine.


Sectors of application
  • Environmental technologies and related services
  • Healthcare and social services
  • Mining, minerals and metals
  • Policy and governance



Dry lab

1200 square feet

Offices for faculty, researchers, and trainees


20+ computers






  • British Consulate-General in Vancouver
  • French Consulate-General in Vancouver
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • The Dana Foundation
  • Génome Canada
  • Genome BC
  • Greenwall Foundation
  • Canada Foundation for Innovation
  • International Neuroethics Society
  • Kids Brain Health Network (former NeuroDevNet)
  • North Growth Foundation
  • Stem Cell Network
  • Vancouver Foundation
  • Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute