Prospective Students

Why neuroscience?

Neuroscience is the study of the brain and neuroscientists are bringing us closer to an understanding of how the brain allows us to move, think, and interact with the world around us.

Neuroscientists ask questions from molecule to mind: whether your interests are in the function of a particular membrane protein or in gaining an understanding of how interconnected neuronal networks allow us to remember past events, you can find a neuroscientist in the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute who is asking the same questions.

Why the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute?

With over 90 faculty members from five University of Alberta faculties, the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute is home to neuroscientists from every discipline. We have experts in neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, molecular biology, neurochemistry, neuroimaging, behavioural and cognitive neuroscience.

If you’re a graduate student, these experts can supervise you during an innovative and productive MSc or PhD degree program. If you’re an undergraduate, these instructors will bring their passion and expertise to class to provide you with an exciting and stimulating BSc experience with the Honors in Neuroscience program.