Registration is open for HBHL Symposium 2024!

Registration is open for HBHL Symposium 2024!

Healthy Brains, Healthy Lives (HBHL) will be hosting its sixth annual Symposium on May 8 and 9, 2024. The event will be held at the University Centre (Students’ Society of McGill University Building) and will feature two days of talks, networking opportunities and thoughtful exchange.

Published: 21 Mar 2024

CONNECT Expertise Matchmaking: Cycle winners

Cognitive Neuroscience Knowledge Exchange for Clinical Translation (CONNECT)

HBHL is proud to announce the recipients of the CONNECT Expertise Matchmaking competition. This third cycle was focused on elevating the real-world impact of cognitive neuroscience by promoting interdisciplinary collaboration. In that spirit, HBHL has funded 14 different projects! Read more about them here.

Published: 14 Feb 2024

HBHL Undergraduate Summer Research Internship

New funding program launching for undergraduate students

Healthy Brains, Healthy Lives (HBHL) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2024 HBHL Undergraduate Summer Research Internship. Created in collaboration between HBHL and the HBHL Trainee Committee, this opportunity aims to include students at all levels in brain health research, providing McGill u

Published: 7 Feb 2024

AMH Initiative: Decoding the effects of early life adversity on mental health

While it is commonly understood that a difficult childhood can lead to mental health issues, research has now exposed deeper, more troubling impacts of early life adversity: that these experiences can reshape the brain and body at a cellular level. Physiological effects like these are at the core of the McGill-Douglas-Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry International Collaborative Initiative in Adversity and Mental Health (AMH Initiative).

Published: 11 Jan 2024

Get ready for the 10th (and final) HBHL Fellowships Competition

Registration for the 10th and final HBHL Graduate Student Fellowships Program is now open!

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Published: 9 Jan 2024

IMPRESS team wins Principal's Award

Discover the latest achievements of McGill's Indigenous Mentorship and Paid Research Experience for Summer Students (IMPRESS) program!

The IMPRESS team was honored with the Principal’s Award for Administrative & Support Staff at the Fall 2023 Convocation Ceremony on November 20, 2023. We are proud to highlight HBHL's pivotal role in this transformative initiative.

Published: 22 Nov 2023

The Amazing Brain Science Talks: recordings out now!

Presented in collaboration with Brain Canada Foundation, the Amazing Brain Science Talks took place at McGill University on October 14, 2023.

This event, designed to demystify brain science for a wide audience, featured enlightening talks by Canadian brain health experts and speakers with lived experiences on a variety of topics, from neurodiversity and anxiety to the power of sleep and exercise.

Published: 22 Nov 2023

Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Researchers: Fostering a Culture of Research to Impact

NeuroSphere held its most recent event, Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Researchers, on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, at the McGill Engine Centre.

Published: 26 Oct 2023

The Amazing Brain Science Talks: Brain Health Made Accessible

On Saturday, October 14, Healthy Brains, Healthy Lives (HBHL) presented the Amazing Brain Science Talks, organized in collaboration with Brain Canada Foundation.

Published: 25 Oct 2023

CONNECT Expertise Matchmaking

Unlock the potential for new interdisciplinary collaborations in Cognitive Neuroscience research! CONNECT is back with funding to support your innovative ideas and research partnerships, regardless of project stage. Request for Applications (RFA):

Published: 10 Oct 2023

Five new faculty join McGill through the HBHL Start-Up Supplements Program

In line with our commitment to advancing brain research excellence at McGill, HBHL is happy to introduce five exceptional recruits who have recently joined McGill across three different faculties. These talented individuals have received funding through HBHL's New Recruit Start-Up Supplements program, which provides critical supplementary funding to McGill's hiring faculties, empowering them to attract standout faculty members whose research aligns with HBHL's scientific priorities.

Published: 20 Sep 2023

Join the Peer Pathways Program today!

Thursdays (Oct 12, 19, 26 and Nov 2) from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Location: HBHL Offices (Suite 1800, 1010 Sherbrooke W)

McGill's myPath offers the Peer Pathways program for HBHL and IPN graduate students and postdocs. This four-week program empowers students to develop an Individual Development Plan (IDP) in small peer discussion groups.

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Published: 12 Sep 2023

New HBHL Research Theme 3 Leader: Madeleine Sharp

We're happy to announce Madeleine Sharp as the new Leader of Healthy Brains, Healthy Lives (HBHL) Research Theme 3: Applied Cognitive Neuroscience of Brain Plasticity.

Published: 24 Aug 2023

Register today for the first edition of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Researchers

We are happy to announce that the first edition of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Researchers, Ideas to Impact, will be held in Montreal on October 18, 2023! This event has been organized with the support of our partners the Desjardins Centre for Advanced Training (DCAT).


Published: 16 Aug 2023


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