Category Neuroethics

Why More Funds Are Needed For Psychedelic Research

Paul Austin advocates for increased government funding of psychedelic therapy research, which can transform the way we understand and treat mental health conditions.

Psychedelics, Doing Science, and Policing History

Erika Dyck describes how the recent surge in psychedelic research presents opportunities to rethink how we do science, and how we measure the impact of science.

Reversing Brain Death: An Immodest Proposal

L. Syd M Johnson examines first of its kind research that aims to reverse brain death in humans.

The Ethics of Non-Human Primate Research

Andrew Fenton and L. Syd M. Johnson criticize the acceptance of non-human primate research.

A Tragic Death and a Fight for Life

L. Syd M Johnson argues for the accommodation of religious and moral objections to declaring death according to the whole brain death criterion. 

Government Policy on Heroin-Assisted Therapy

Deb Mazer argues that current government policy is being driven by more than evidence.

The Decreasing Funding of Scientific Research in Canada

Dalhousie researchers reply to Tim Powers and the “Harper government war on science.”