virtual research day on "Scientific Research: Emerging Concepts and Ethical Challenges"

The Beirut Arab University (BAU) in partnership with the Institute of Human Genetics (IGH) and the Lebanese National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS-L) are pleased to announce the virtual research day on  "Scientific Research: Emerging Concepts and Ethical Challenges" during which distinguished investigators will address different aspects of research, including ethical questions, the popularization of science, the limits of artificial intelligence...


This day will take place on Friday, October 28 and will be held via Zoom :
ID : 999 4109 3219
Code : 682964


The program will be as follows:


OPENING 09:30 - 10:00 AM Paris

Dr. Rajaa Fakhoury, BAU, Beirut, Lebanon
Dr. Philippe Pasero, IGH, Montpellier, France
Dr. Tamara Elzein, CNRS-L, Beirut, Lebanon



10:00 AM : Dr. Boris Barbour, IBENS, Paris, France
                  “Post-publication peer review and the PubPeer website”

11:00 AM : Dr. Hervé Seitz, IGH, Montpellier, France
                  “Ethical issues when communicating science to the public: the example of the Covid-19 pandemic”

01:15 PM : Dr. William Ritchie, IGH, Montpellier, France
                  “How to feed an AI without feeding hackers: AI in health and security”

02:00 PM : Dr. Bruno Lemaitre, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
                  “Narcissism and Science“


Download the flyer / program here