Public Lectures

The Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute hosts public lectures each year featuring a variety of neuroscience and/or mental health related topics.


Past Public Lectures

Nerves, Neuropathies and Resilience: An Evening of Inspiration - November 24, 2022

NMHI researchers explored nerve disorders, like Guillain-Barré Syndrome, inspirational recovery stories, new medical treatments and research advances.

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Psychedelics: Past, Present, and Future - June 2, 2022

Presented by the Neuroscience Graduate Student Association, this online public lecture featured three Canadian professors who dove into the past, present, and future of the use of psychedelics in medicine. It was followed by an interactive panel discussion.

COVID and the Brain: Exploring the Impacts of COVID-19 on the Brain and Mental Health - December 17, 2020

NMHI researchers explored the impacts and implications of COVID-19 on the brain and mental health. From how the virus acts on the brain, to resiliency and coping mechanisms, we learned the latest.

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Maintain Your Brain: Keys to Brain Health - October 22, 2020

This public lecture was hosted by the Neuroscience Graduate Student Association. In this lecture, researchers explored tools you can use to help maintain a healthy brain. From sleep, to exercise, to social engagement, we learned about the latest research.

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