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    Welcome: Our main reception is located in the Natural Sciences Centre, Rm. 120

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    Inaugural BMI Symposium: September 20, 2015

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    The brain is fluid in how it carries out everyday tasks and not hardwired

Featured Researcher

Attention and Speech Processing


Research in the CoNCH Lab (Cognitive Neuroscience of Communication and Hearing) explores our ability to extract meaning from speech including what types of information we use to aid our understanding of speech and the effects of a listener’s cognitive state on their ability to understand speech. Learn More

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Western Cognitive Neuroscience Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Brain and Mind Institute at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada has funding available for 5 new postdoctoral fellows. Deadline for this round of applications is November 1st, 2015.
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Western International Graduate Student Awards

Western International Graduate Student Awards
The Brain and Mind Institute is seeking MSc or PhD applicants in psychology, neuroscience, medical biophysics, or another related discipline for 2015-2016. Students from outside Canada will be eligible to apply for one of four awards. Full Story

News Stories

Western University develops first-ever ethical framework for fMRI research
A team of doctors, neuroscientists and philosophers have developed the first-ever ethical framework for researchers and research ethics committees to design, conduct and review functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies for severely brain injured patients being treated in intensive care units. Read More

Western Scientists tap into the brain
From conversing with someone in a vegetative state to detecting a crisis long before it erupts, find out how technology and computers are changing the way researchers think of health care. Read More

Dr. Yoshiko Yabe was awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science to continue her work with Prof. Mel Goodale in the BMI. Congratulations Yoshiko! Fellowship Information

Congratulations to the following BMI PI's on their CIHR Operating Grant Awards: Brian Corneil, Stephen Lomber and Julio Martnez-Trujillo. Read More

Mathematics and Mental Health
Gone are the days of the lone scientist. Mark Daley speaks about the importance of research done in collaboration across multiple disciplines to find solutions to the complex problems that surround us including the human brain and mental health. Read More

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