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BrainsCAN celebrates four years of impact.
Take a journey through the first four years.
Jon Deeks, BrainsCAN Knowledge Mobilization (KMb) and Impact Manager, developed a KMb tool to assist researchers with their grant applications. Read more
The inaugural conference aiming to inspire, engage and empower young women considering a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) was organized by the Western Women in Neuroscience graduate student group, in partnership with BrainsCAN and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Read more
2018 – BrainsCAN office space officially opens in the new Western Interdisciplinary Research building
BrainsCAN Postdoctoral Fellows, Amy Reichelt and Kaitlin Laidlaw, attended the RIKEN Centre for Brain Science (CBS) Summer Program lecture course at RIKEN CBS in Tokyo, Japan, a prestigious program that aims to accelerate the professional development of early-career neuroscientists. Read more
2018 – BrainsCAN study discovers that being familiar with someone’s voice helps us understand what they’re saying
Seven research grants were awarded to teams of neuroscience researchers from Western and McGill through the McGill-Western Collaboration Grant program, managed by BrainsCAN and McGill’s Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives initiative. Read more
2019 – Lyle Muller joins BrainsCAN Computational Core
Lyle Muller joined BrainsCAN’s Computational Core and began as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics.
2020 – BrainsCAN expands equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives with new role
To address the recent growing demand for EDI support, Nicole Kaniki joined BrainsCAN in February to fill the new role of EDI Specialist. Read more