[MARCH 23rd] Neuroenhancement: Miracle or Mirage? (Special Edition)

 

Oron Catts

Director of Symbiotica Centre for Excellence in Biological Arts, University of Western Australia. Professor of Contestable Design, School of Design Royal College of Arts, London
Oron is an artist, researcher and curator whose pioneering work with the Tissue Culture and Art Project, which he established in 1996 is considered a leading biological art project.

Dr Robin Carhart-Harris

Post-doctoral Researcher, Centre for Neuropsychopharmacology, Division of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London
Robin is a research fellow at Imperial College London who, since receiving his PhD in 2009, has spent the last 7 years researching the neuroscience and potential therapeutic use of psychedelic drugs.

Dr Nicholas Davis

Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University
Nick is a psychologist and neuroscientist researching electrical or magnetic stimulation to modify brain activity, as a way to understand how the brain controls our behaviour.

Prof Steve Fuller 

Auguste Comte Chair in Social Epistemology in the Department of Sociology, University of Warwick
Steve originally trained in history and philosophy of science, and his most recent work focuses on the future of humanity and visions of a post- and trans-human condition, the idea of ‘Humanity 2.0’.

Prof George Gaskell

Social Psychology, London School of Economics & Political Science
George's research focuses on science, technology and society, in particular the issues of risk and trust, and how social values influence people’s views about technological innovation.

Dr Imogen Goold

Fellow and Tutor in Law, St. Anne's College, Oxford University
Imogen works on legal questions related to controversial bioethical issues and has recently led an international project investigating human enhancement and the law.

Martin Dinov  

PhD student in Computational Neuroscience, Imperial College London
Martin is Defence Science and Technology Laboratory funded PhD student at Imperial, and a key figure of the London brain hacker community.

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