Ethics

Taylor Owen on the "Christchurch Call" | CBC Radio

Published: 16May2019

MAY 15, 2019 | Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other world leaders reunited in Paris for the "Christchurch Call" summit. This meeting brought together politicians and industry leaders in tech to...

Taylor Owen on the challenges of moderating online content | CBC News

Published: 16May2019

MAY 15, 2019 | McGill University's Chair of Media, Ethics and Communications Taylor Owen joined CBC's Andrew Nichols to talk about the challenges in tackling online extremism. The technical...

Why the bar needs to be raised for human clinical trials

Published: 30Jan2017

Standards for authorizing first-time trials of drugs in humans are lax, and should be strengthened in several ways, McGill University researchers argue in a paper published today in Nature.

New global guidelines for stem cell research

Published: 12May2016

McGill Newsroom Guidance addresses key scientific, ethical, social, and policy challenges raised by new technologies and emerging areas of stem cell discovery and application

Expert: Opioid epidemic

Published: 12Apr2016

​Prescriptions for dangerous alternatives to OxyContin are soaring, showing that a crackdown on the popular painkiller has failed to curb Canada’s opioid crisis.