Daphne Maurer is a Distinguished University Professor from McMaster University. Although officially retired, she continues both scientific studies of the development of perception and responsibilities focused on the ethics of research with humans. The research has led to over 200 publications and several honours, including the Donald O. Hebb award of the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science and Fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada.
Dr. Maurer's background in ethics comes from service on the National Council on the Ethics of Human Research during the first iteration of the Tri-Council Policy statement, a subsequent 8-year term as Chair of the McMaster Research Ethics Board, and a current term as Chair of the Baycrest Research Ethics Board.
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