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Conjuring up a new approach to placebos (Jay Olson)
24 April (McGill Alumni News)

From neuroscience to neural nets: Canadian researchers on the vanguard of AI (Yoshua Bengio)
21 April (CBC Radio)

A new method to identify the biological basis of neuropsychiatric disorders (Patricia Silveira)
18 April (Med e-News)

Quebec’s chief scientist headed to hall of fame (Rémi Quirion)
17 April (Med e-News)

The Parkinson’s people
8 April (Med e-News)

Anne-Louise Lafontaine – NeuroXXceptional clinical pioneer
8 April (Med e-News)

Anti-inflammatory drugs ineffective for prevention of Alzheimer’s disease (John Breitner)
5 April (Med e-News)

Dr. Reut Gruber to receive 2019 Y Women of Distinction Award
4 April (Med e-News)

Parkinson’s Awareness Month 2019
3 April (Med e-News)

Accelerating drug discovery with Open Science (Edward Fon)
3 April (Med e-News)

Networking with the next generation of neuroscience leaders
2 April (McGill Reporter)



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Announcing the Zurich ZNZ Travel Fellowship

The Zurich Neuroscience Travel Fellowship (valued to a maximum CHF 6’000) provides support for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from Brain@McGill or Oxford Neuroscience to travel to Zurich in order to undertake neuroscientific research to advance their scientific expertise.  Application Details

Apply for the Zavalkoff Award (for McGill postdocs / graduate students to travel to Tel Aviv University):

Read more about the Zavalkoff Award  (Open Call)

The Oxford - Brain @McGill - ZNZ Partnership in the Neurosciences

Training opportunities for McGill students/postdoctoral fellows to visit ZNZ

Funding to support students travelling to McGill from ZNZ or Oxford:

Laszlo and Etelka Kollar Brain@McGill Graduate/Postdoctoral Travel Award
(Open Call)

Announcing the 2019 Brain@McGill Prize for Neuroscience Undergraduate Research

Deadline: June 1st, 2019

The award recognizes the most outstanding neuroscience essay by an undergraduate student at McGill on research completed by him/her on campus, or an affiliated center, as part of a credited research course. More information

Research Partnership Funding Opportunity - The University of Edinburgh and McGill University

We are pleased to announce a new joint funding opportunity in Neuroscience between The University of Edinburgh and McGill University. Thanks to this new initiative, support will be available for collaborative research projects in the areas of (i) autism/neurodevelopmental disorders, (ii) neurodegenerative disorders, and (iii) intellectual disabilities (this area will require studies using human induced pluripotent stem cells).

Application Deadline: May 15, 2019

Please refer to the  Announcement, Application Form & Call for Expression of Interest for further information.

Annual Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives Symposium

The annual HBHL Symposium will take place on Thursday May 2. The HBHL Symposium is free to attend, but space is limited. Register now!  Poster

HBHL Launches the HBHL Neuro-Innovation Fund

HBHL’s Neuro-Innovation Fund aims to close the gap between proof-of-concept research grants, and funding from traditional investors (angels, venture capitalist, institutional investors).

Click here for detailed guidelines and the application package.


HBHL is accepting applications for the 2019 Graduate Student Fellowship

Applications are due on April 18, 2019, 5 p.m.

More information here