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Positions

Assistant Professor

The Department of Philosophy at the College of Charleston in South Carolina is seeking a tenure-track assistant professor in either bioethics or environmental ethics. Those interested in applying should have a PhD in Philosophy and experience in teaching and research. Applications are due January 31 and the successful candidate will begin on August 16.

Opportunities

BRAIN Initiative funding

The BRAIN Initiative has released all funding opportunities for fiscal year 2021. Browse the series of blog posts to learn more about all 28 opportunities and how to apply.

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Call for papers

The Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics is inviting submissions to 'Clinical Neuroethics,' an annual issue investigating the ethical, legal, and social issues involved in translating brain science to clinical medicine. Papers and 100 word abstracts should be sent to Thomasine Kushner ([email protected]) using the subject line: CN 2020 submission. All submissions are due January 15, 2020 and should follow CQ guidelines.

Scholarship

Unanimously: Senate approves regular neuro-rights

Chile recently became the first country to incorporate neurorights into their constitution. This article, in Spanish published in Futuro 360, describes the constitutional reform and what it means for the future of neurorights.

Evidence of memory from brain data

In this Journal of Law and the Biosciences article, member Emily Murphy and coauthor Jesse Rissman discuss the legal implications of memory. They argue that "courtroom admissibility is presently a misdirected pursuit, though there is still much to be gained from advancing our understanding of the biology of human memory."

Annual meeting session recordings

The 2020 INS Annual Meeting has come and gone, but a number of the session recordings may still be watched (or rewatched). View the complete recordings list to see if your favorite session — or one that you missed live — is available to view. At this time, recordings are only accessible to members. Login with your username and password to watch the videos.

Releases

Top student essays on ethical issues in brain science selected in the Neuroethics Essay Contest – September 10, 2020

Media

Neuroethics Wrapped

Share the best art and media about neuroethics from 2020.