Consciousness, Human Identity and Dual Use

Uppsala University is a Partner in the HBP through the Centre of Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB), Neuroethics & Philosophy research team led by Kathinka Evers (member of the HBP’s Science and Infrastructure Board). Our research is focused on consciousness, cultural imprinting on brain architecture & human identity, and dual use in neuroscience & ICT.

Welcome to hear more about Uppsala University's contributions to the HBP and research on Consciousness, Human Identity and Dual Use. Preliminary programme below. Please register by February 20.

When: February 26, 2018. 13:00-15:00
Where: BMC, A1:111a

Register here

Human Brain Project

preliminary programme

Introduction to the HBP and Uppsala University's contribution

Kathinka Evers introduces the HBP, the subproject Ethics & Society, and the research of the Neuroethics & Philosophy Group, CRB.


Michele Farisco, PhD student investigating Disorders of Consciousness & Karl Sallin, PhD student invstigating Resignation Syndrome

Cultural Imprinting on Brain Architecture & Human Identity

Arleen Salles, senior researcher & Manuel Guerrero, post-doc

Dual Use

James Giordano, senior researcher, on Ethics & Society Opinion on Dual Use in Neuroscience & ICT