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Help Define McGill’s Strategic Research Objectives for 2019-2024

Committed to building strength in research excellence and innovation, the Office of the Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation) is revising our Strategic Research Plan (SRP), which will be implemented over the next five years. The McGill community – students, faculty and staff – is encouraged to help refine strategic research objectives and shape the themes of the renewed SRP, as well as potential areas of innovation....

Published: 2 May 2018

Appointment of Prof. Martha Crago as Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation

The office of Research and Innovation is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Martha Crago as Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation (VP-RI), with a term beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 3, 2022.

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Published: 3 Jul 2017

A successful inaugural HBHL Research Day and Symposium

The inaugural Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) Research Day and Symposium took place on May 9 and 10, 2018. We welcomed over 280 participants to Research Day and 380 to the Symposium.

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Published: 15 May 2018

Call for abstracts EXTENDED - Submit by May 11 to the International Biotechnology Symposium and Exhibition

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry invites you to Montreal, Canada, for the International Biotechnology Symposium and Exhibition on August 12-17, 2018. This 18th edition of the symposium is co-organized by the National Research Council of Canada, McGill University, the University of Waterloo, and BIOTECanada.

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Published: 8 May 2018

HBHL and Mitacs partner to offer international research opportunities for students

As part of the HBHL-Mitacs partnership, a special joint initiative has been organized to send students from McGill University to Chinese and Japanese academic institutions, and bring in students from these international universities to McGill.  This is part of Mitacs' Globalink Research Awards program....

Published: 6 Apr 2018

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives Launches the HBHL Neuro-Innovation Fund

The Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) initiative is happy to announce the launch of its Neuro-Innovation Fund. HBHL’s Neuro-Innovation Fund aims to close the gap between proof-of-concept research grants, and funding from traditional investors (angels, venture capitalist, institutional investors)....

Published: 23 Mar 2018

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives Launches New Graduate Student Fellowships Competition

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL), in conjunction with Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, is proud to announce the launch of its 2018 Graduate Student Fellowships competition.  This competition aims to attract, train and retain top students at the graduate level from across disciplines and around the world to participate in interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral research training opportunities related to brain and mental health research, knowledge translation/mobilization and innovation.<...>

Published: 20 Mar 2018

Launch of the HBHL Knowledge Mobilization Program

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) is a high profile, high priority multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral initiative located at McGill University made possible with support from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF)....

Published: 6 Mar 2018

Launch of the McGill-Western Collaboration Grant Program

Canada First Research Excellence Fund's investment of $150 million in McGill University's Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) and Western University's BrainsCAN marks a pivotal step that will unlock the mysteries of the human mind and lay the groundwork for a pan-Canadian network of collaboration that promises to uncover new ways to treat, preven...

Published: 6 Feb 2018

Launch of HBHL-SKILLSETS: Professional development for neuroscience trainees

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) emphasizes the training of highly qualified researchers, clinicians, and informaticians. This includes not only an excellence in research training, but also complementary training opportunities focused on professional skills....

Published: 30 Jan 2018

HBHL Training Program Highlights for 2017

Training of highly qualified researchers, clinicians, and informaticians, is an important component of McGill’s Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) initiative. Over the past year, HBHL’s training program has passed several important milestones.

Here are some of the highlights:

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Published: 20 Dec 2017

HBHL researchers and trainees participate in SfN 2017

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) course was spear-headed by Dr. Jane Roskams, and included world-renowned experts in neuroinformatics showcasing their tools and datasets. Dr....

Published: 27 Nov 2017

The BigBrain Workshop: From open data to novel applications

Initiated more than 10 years ago by a collaboration between the McGill Centre for Integrative Neuroscience in Montreal, Canada and the Jülich Research Centre in Germany, the BigBrain atlas is the highest-resolution 3D digital map of the human brain produced to date. The atlas was painstakingly reconstructed from 7404 separate sections of a human brain....

Published: 27 Nov 2017

Les IRSC veulent vous entendre : parlez nous de votre recherche en 150 mots.

Dans le cadre des célébrations du 150e anniversaire du Canada, les IRSC aimeraient présenter votre travail dans un ouvrage mettant en valeur la recherche qui change des vies, menée ici même au Canada. Nous utiliserons votre récit pour alimenter un livre numérique sur les chercheurs en santé de partout au pays!

Published: 1 Aug 2017

CIHR wants to hear from you: Tell us about your research in 150 words

 

As part of the Canada 150 celebrations, CIHR would like to feature your work in a showcase of the life-changing research being conducted right here in Canada. CIHR will use your story to create a crowd-sourced digital storybook of health researchers from across the country.

Published: 1 Aug 2017

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