Brain Awareness Week

Neuroscience Research Day 2016

The Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute will host the 17th annual Neuroscience Research Day on Friday, March 18, 2016 at the Wild Rose Room, Lister Centre. All students from the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute are required to attend. Members of the public are welcome.

[and then if possible, the poster - attached below]

We are excited to have Dr. Kalina Christoff from the University of British Columbia as our keynote speaker. Dr Christoff is an Associate Professor in the Psychology Department and the Brain Research Centre at the University of British Columbia and studies the neural and cognitive mechanisms of human thought, reasoning and problem solving. 

NRD Cover Photo Competition

Have some great photos of your neuroscience research? Submit a representative picture of your coolest, most colourful or interesting research to date and we may use it as this year's Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute Research Day program cover. Submit your photos to the Neuroscience Graduate Student Association at neurosci.gsa[at]gmail.com.

Photograph submissions are due Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 11:59pm.

Call for Abstracts

NMHI students who have completed their first year in the graduate program are required to submit an abstract for either an oral or a poster presentation. First year students are also welcome to submit. The link to the abstract submission form is: https://goo.gl/hw4UzP 

Applicant abstracts will be reviewed by a committee. Please note that there are a limited number of spots for oral presentations.

You should submit the completed form to neurosci.gsa@gmail.comThe deadline to submit your abstract is 11:59 pm on Friday, February 5, 2016.

NMHI Student Requirements

For students in their first year of study:
You are required to attend, however it is your choice to present. If you do wish to present, you have two options.
1. Oral Presentation: a 10 minute presentation followed by 5 minutes for questions
2. Poster presentation
In either case, you are required to submit an abstract. If you do not have any preliminary results, include the objective of the study, hypothesis, methods, expected results, and goals.

For students beyond their first year of study:
You are required to attend and must present either of the following:
1. Oral presentation: a 10 minute presentation followed by 5 minutes for questions
2. Poster presentation
For either option, you are required to submit an abstract.