Inspiring Young Women in STEM Conference

March 4th, 2018

The Inspiring Young Women in STEM Conference aims to inspire, engage, and empower young women who are considering a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) by connecting them with role models in leadership positions, cultivating early research skills, and providing networking opportunities with the STEM industry within the context of a supportive community.

Undergraduate and graduate students of all genders are invited to attend this one-day conference to hear from four key leaders in academia and industry discuss their exciting research and inspirational career paths, network with professionals at our Industry Fair, learn about research opportunities at our STEM Graduate Program Expo, and have the unique opportunity to present your own scientific research in the Undergraduate Poster Competition.


April 22nd, 2017

High school students in London and surrounding area* from grades 9 through 12 are invited to compete in a one-day neuroscience outreach event at Western University in London, Ontario! This event is completely free for students. The London Brain Bee consists of a trivia competition, demonstrations of behavioural neuroscience experiments at the Brain and Mind Institute, mock patient diagnosis sessions and a neuroanatomy bell ringer featuring real human brain specimens!

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Presentation 

March 27th, 2017

Dr. Ravi Menon gave a presentation to the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada about the funding announcement that the BrainsCAN initiative at Western received from the government last fall, and plans for the work that will be done with the funding.  

Brainhack 2017

March 2-4th, 2017

The goal of the hackathon is to bring together researchers and trainees with disparate backgrounds to collaborate on open science projects in neuroimaging and neuroscience. Brainhack projects are pitched on the first night, and attendees will form into teams to work on these projects over the next two days. Tutorial sessions on a variety of topics will be held throughout for attendees to learn new skills.