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Faculty Positions

We invite applications from exceptional early or mid-career investigators to fill 3 tenure-track (probationary) positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor to support the Cluster of Research Excellence in Cognitive Neuroscience. Details - Here

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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 February 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

Featured Researcher

Understanding Cognitive Deficits in Parkinson's Disease and Striatum-mediated Cognition


Dr. MacDonald’s research aims to understand the nature and causes of cognitive deficits such as learning, memory, and thinking problems that are increasingly recognized in PD patients.
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News Stories

2015 London Brain Bee
The 2015 London Brain Bee will be taking place this Saturday, April 11th here at Western University. Local high school students will compete to demonstrate their knowledge of the brain and neuroscience. Get more details

Western adds two new CRC chairs, three more renewed
Already recognized as one of the world’s top centres for cognitive neuroscience and imaging research, Western’s Brain & Mind Institute has added two new Canada Research Chairs. Its director, Melvyn Goodale, also had his chair renewed for seven years. The chairs are among Canada’s highest research honours. Read More

Faculty Scholar Awards
Dr. Paul Gribble of the BMI was one of 12 selected for this year’s Faculty Scholar Awards recognizing their significant achievements in teaching or research. Congratulations Paul! Find out More

Bartha awarded Alzheimer Foundation grant
Medical Biophysics professor Dr. Robert Bartha has been awarded the Alzheimer Foundation London and Middlesex Premier Research Grant to support research, personnel and supportive infrastructure. Bartha is a member of Western’s Brain and Mind Institute. Read more

Research at the BMI could help kids master numerical skills at earlier age
Daniel Ansari’s Lab is the only one in Canada exploring precisely how our brains tackle math. They are combining psychology with MRI scanners to see which parts of the brains do the heavy lifting. Read more

Dr. Julio Martinez-Trujillo appointed to Provincial Endowed Academic Chair in Autism
Julio and his lab will examine brain development in autistic children, to understand the cause of the disorder, and to develop more effective treatments and interventions. Find out More

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