Founded in 1991, the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies is the senior research institute at the University of British Columbia. It supports basic research through collaborative, interdisciplinary initiatives that have the potential to make important advances in knowledge. The Institute brings together scholars from UBC with distinguished researchers and experts from around the world to investigate fundamental research drawing upon and contributing to a wide range of diverse disciplines. Of overriding concern for all Institute activities is excellence in research characterized by being fundamental, interdisciplinary, innovative, and unique.

National Core for Neuroethics
The National Core for Neuroethics is an interdisciplinary research group dedicated to tackling the ethical, legal, policy and social implications of frontier technological developments in the neurosciences. Our objective is to align innovations in the brain sciences with societal, cultural and individual human values through high impact research, education and outreach.


Contact Information:

Joanne Forbes
Program Manager, International Programs
internationalprograms (at) pwias.ubc.ca
Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies
University of British Columbia
6331 Crescent Road, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z2
T: (604) 822-6566 C: (604) 671-4962
Marianne Bacani
Events Coordinator
bacanim (at) mail.ubc.ca
National Core for Neuroethics
University of British Columbia
2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 2B5
T: (604) 822-7920