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Lost in the Maze? Navigating Evidence and Ethics in Translational Neuroscience @ Herrenhausen Palace, Hanover, Germany
Feb 14 – Feb 16 all-day

Conference overview:

Clinical trials for novel treatment modalities to combat a range of neurological diseases and injuries are critically needed. However, safely and ethically conducting such trials often proves daunting, for a range of reasons. Concerns about such matters as non-validated or irreproducible pre-clinical research results, researchers’ needs to divide their time between their research and pursuing funding, and the inflated expectations produced by science hype all hinder efforts to conduct investigations responsibly. The Herrenhausen Conference has been specifically designed to explore these concerns and investigate strategies that can mitigate them. It will convene an international and interdisciplinary faculty to join with attendees in two and a half-days worth of examination and discussion, in both large and small group settings, aimed at producing practical recommendations for facilitating safe and ethically responsible investigations of new modalities that might better serve the health needs of patients around the world.

Travel awards are available for students at all levels, as well as young investigators who have completed their terminal degree within the last five years, to present their research.

A full description of the program, the travel awards opportunity, and a registration link, can be found here.

ICSMRE 2018: 20th International Conference on Scientific Method and Research Ethics @ Holiday Inn London – Wembley
Feb 15 – Feb 16 all-day

The ICSMRE 2018: 20th International Conference on Scientific Method and Research Ethics will take place on February 15-16 in London.  The conference brings together academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Scientific Method and Research Ethics. It also provides an interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Scientific Method and Research Ethics.


UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 13th World Conference: Bioethics, Medical Ethics, and Health Law @ Ramada Hotel, Vilnai Street, Jerusalem, Israel
Nov 27 – Nov 29 all-day

The UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (Haifa) will hold the World Conference in Jerusalem during November 27-29, 2018. The aim of the Conference is to serve as an international platform for the exchange of knowledge and ideas.

 The Conference will be held in collaboration with the World Medical Association, the World Federation for Medical Education, the International Federation of Medical Students Associations, and other leading organizations. The Heads and the members of more than 170 Units of the Chair from all over the world will attend the Conference. Hundreds of experts from various disciplines are expected to join them and enrich the scientific program.

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