Western Cognitive Neuroscience Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Brain and Mind Institute (BMI) 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.
Dr. Steve Lomber's lab studies how the brain changes when hearing loss occurs in childhood or adulthood. Specifically, he studies auditory cortex in hearing individuals and the changes that occur following deafness. Learn More
Vanier celebrates the nation’s finest
Seven Western graduate students, including Raechelle Gibson, a member of the Owen Lab here at the BMI, are recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. Gibson’s research will help identify the neural mechanisms that allow humans to coordinate movements with auditory and tactile stimulation. Congratulations! (Western News)
Congratulations to Stephen Beukema for his successful proposal to visit the School of Mind and Brain in Berlin! Stephen is currently in his second year of an MSc in Psychology and works closely under Dr. Adrian Owen. He will be representing Canada during his visit, along with 14 other students traveling from Argentina, Austria, Croatia, England, France, Germany, Italy, Israel, Japan, Serbia, The Netherlands and The USA.
Western Neuroscientist explores nuances of 'touchy' subject
Andrew Pruszynski, a new addition to the BMI here at Western, and his collaborator and current supervisor Roland S. Johansson from Umeå University in Sweden shared their discovery, which redefines how touch signals are processed by the nervous system. (Full Story)
Graduate Student Kathryn Manning, a member of Ravi Menon's Lab and the BMI, has received an NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship for her doctoral work studying MRI biomarkers of Concussion. Congratulations Kathryn!
Banting fellowship adds up for Lyons’ math anxiety research
Ian Lyons, a member of the BMI and Daniel Ansari’s Numerical Cognition Lab, receives a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship to assist his research of math anxiety. (Full Story)