Current News & Announcements

Past News and Announcements

July 30, 2018 | Western News
Western-led study finds that Brain game doesn't offer brain gain. Research Scientist, Bobby Stojanoski, in the Owen Lab at the Brain and Mind Institute is the lead author and that explains it merely improves their abilities in those specific games.


June 29, 2018 | Western News
With support from a BrainsCAN grant, BMI Researcher, Stefan Everling, and his team show in a new study published in Neuron that a particular approach to treating Alzheimer's disease might not be effective after all.


June 6, 2018 | Western News
Brain and Mind Institute neuropsychologist Jody Culham and her team are unlocking new understanding into the plasticity of the human brain, and how visual pathways can adapt even to catastrophic injury.


May 9, 2018 | Announcement
The Brain and Mind Institute is looking forward to welcoming Dr. Laura Batterink this summer.  Laura will be joining the cognitive neuroscience research team in new the Western Interdisciplinary Research Building.


April 19, 2018 | Western News
Marc Joanisse's collaboration with Joel Lopata and Elizabeth Nowicki finds creativity is a state of mind.


April 18, 2018 | Announcement
The 2019 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship competition has just launched! To learn more, visit the agency's website.


April 16, 2018 | Western News
Western University celebrates the completion of the Western Interdisciplinary Research Building, which houses the Brain and Mind Institute, BrainsCAN and the Rotman Institute of Philosophy. This new location brings several disciplines together under one roof to excel Cognitive Neuroscience research and move the research to the people and organizations that can benefit from it. 


April 13, 2018 | Announcement
Several BMI researchers have secured NSERC Discovery Grant funding this year, including Paul Gribble, Stefan Köhler, Scott MacDougall-Shackleton, Ken McRae, Derek Mitchell, J. Bruce Morton, Adrian Owen, Susanne Schmid, Corey Baron, Janis Cardy, Haojie Mao and J. Kevin Shoemaker. Congratulations to all!


April 10, 2018 | Schulich
Andrew Pruszynski is one of the 2018 Awards of Excellence recipients - Dean's Award of Excellence for Junior Faculty. Congratulations Andrew!


March 29, 2018 | Western News
A study co-authored by BMI neuroscientist, Jody Culham, suggests brain rewires to embrace artificial limb.


March 12, 2018 | Announcement
BMI core member Ryan Stevenson has received an Early Researcher Award from the Government of Ontario to help build a research team in Autism-focused lab.


February 1, 2018 | Announcement
BMI core member Andrew Pruszynski, is the inaugural awardee for this year's Early Career Award from the Society for Neural Control of Movement (NCM). The Award recognizes outstanding contributions by scientists early in their careers that have significantly advanced understanding of the neural control of movement. 


January 24, 2018 | Announcement
Congratulations to BMI researchers Paul Gribble and Stephen Lomber, who are both recipients of the Fall 2017 CIHR Project Grants


January 12, 2018 | Announcement
Congratulations to BMI core member Daniel Ansari, who has been recently awarded a Jacobs Foundation Advanced Research Fellowship.


January 2, 2018 | Announcement
The BMI has moved to the Western Interdisciplinary Research Building effective January 2, 2018. The BMI's reception is located on the 3rd floor (room 3190) and its new address is The Brain and Mind Institute, Western Interdisciplinary Research Building, 1151 Richmond Street North, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5B7.

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