DMU logo

CCSR work on ethics in neurotechnologies

The CCSR leads the ethics management activities of the EU Flagship Human Brain Project. As part of this work, the team has to understand, classify and priortise the many different ethical issues arising in this research. One of the novelties is the development of what we call the "Ethics Map", which provides an overview of the various issues.

The recent discussion by Andrew Maynard in The Conversation of the ethics of novel brain technologies demonstrates that this work is one way of dealing with the pressing issue in the future. Maynard's paper shows that the ethics of new neurotechnologies are an important and still very much open field. Our research will help develop good practice to ensure that the potential benefits of these technologies can be realised while keeping the risks under control. 

 

Posted on Friday 16th September 2016

Search news archive

DMU open days
 
Technology Degree Show
Technology Degree Show

The Technology Degree Show highlights the work and achievements of our final year students.

DMU research news target area image
DMU research news

Read about our latest research efforts.