The Dracopoulos-Bloomberg Bioethics iDeas Lab

The iDeas Lab is a creative studio and incubator for world class stories at the intersection of science, ethics, medicine and public health.

Latest Projects

Bioethics and New Narratives Award
A collaboration supporting the use of XR (extended reality) to encourage discussion on bioethics issues in Latin America
Neuroplastic
A 20-minute long dramatic film that uses highly researched speculative fiction to explore the deep ethical questions raised by the implantation of brain-computer interface technologies in human beings.
playing god?
A 10-episode globally distributed podcast sharing the deeply personal — and incredibly moving — stories of people caught at the life-and-death crossroads of medical innovations and ethical dilemmas
Overcoming Barriers of Language and Literacy in Neonatal Intensive Care
Developing new technology to help Spanish-speaking parents communicate with their children's physicians
Neuroscience & Society Film
An 8-minute film using crowd-sourced documentary techniques and audio storytelling to capture diverse views at the intersection of neuroscience, ethics, and the public

Meet the Director

Former BBC journalist Lauren Arora Hutchinson, a world-renowned innovator in interactive storytelling, joined the Lab as its inaugural Director in June 2022.

Latest News

Aaron Henkin Joins Dracopoulos-Bloomberg iDeas Lab as Senior Producer
Award-winning public radio producer will help expand public reach and dissemination of faculty work
New “Bot Love” Podcast Explores Personal Relationships Humans are Developing with AI Chatbots
7-part series created in collaboration with Berman Institute’s iDeas Lab

About the iDeas Lab

A creative studio and incubator for world class stories at the intersection of science, ethics, medicine and public health