Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics News Archive
October 16, 2023 —
In the next year or two, we’ll have sophisticated, purpose-built bots designed for relationships, sex and intimacy
July 17, 2023 —
Five courses teaching students how to think about and apply technology in new ways so that we can make sure the cows are happy and the machines don’t toy with our emotions.
March 1, 2023 —
On February 24, 2023, 18 high schools from across Manitoba gathered in the Tier Building at the University of Manitoba to compete in the 9th annual Manitoba Regional High School Ethics Bowl competition, hosted by the UM Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics in cooperation with the Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties (MARL) and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO.
February 6, 2023 —
Dimitar Tomovski is an MA student and 2022 recipient of a Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics graduate fellowship. The fellowship has allowed him to pursue his research on the rights of non-sentient beings with more financial freedom. The fellowships are open to UM faculty, instructors and graduate students from all fields and all faculties.
April 25, 2022 —
Humans, robots, and the new sexual frontier
April 3, 2020 —
It's a great idea, in principle: the Manitoba government has announced a program to provide online therapy to people during the COVID-19 pandemic. But...
March 26, 2020 —
'If our governments can create and sustain public morale over an indefinitely long period of time then it’s possible we will emerge from the pandemic as a stronger, fairer and more cohesive society'
March 23, 2020 —
Ethics professor Neil McArthur shares his thoughts
January 23, 2020 —
A public forum on the urban issues: Crime, poverty, and the renewal of the inner city
February 8, 2019 —
'It is fascinating to study how people use technology in their relationships'