Montreal Neuroethics Conference for Young Researchers

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Montreal Neuroethics Conference for Young Researchers

April 17, 2015

“The neurobiology of morality” by Dr. James Blair,National Institutes of Health, Unit on Affective Cognitive Neuroscience

This one-day conference is aimed at international young researchers, trainees, and students from all fields interested in neuroethics. Attendees will have the opportunity to present their own work as well as to attend panels hosted by leading researchers in the field. We will be hosting an essay competition in which five winning papers will be selected as candidates for fast-tracked publication in a special issue of the journal Neuroethics. Additionally, up to twenty five abstracts of the highest quality will be considered for publication in Neuroethics. A limited number of travel awards will be granted to successful applicants.

• Five essay submissions will be chosen to give oral presentations at the conference and considered for publication in the journal Neuroethics.
• Three prizes will be awarded for the best essays ($500, $250, and $150).
• One prize will be given for the best poster presentation ($100).
• Additionally, a limited number of travel bursaries will be given to participants based on significance, need, and distance (separate application will be required).

Information regarding essay and abstract submission will be circulated soon and available on our website Should you wish to contact us, please send us a message at