Posts Tagged: BrainsCAN

Two brains prove better than one for inaugural round of McGill-Western Collaboration Grant program

November 22, 2018

The first round of the McGill-Western Collaboration Grant awards were announced today, showcasing the unique research partnership between Western University’s…

Why does being familiar with someone’s voice help us understand what they’re saying?

October 1, 2018

A new study from Western University’s BrainsCAN initiative shows that familiar voices are easier to understand even if a person…

BrainsCAN study discovers sound sensitivity differences between age groups

August 21, 2018

Neuroscientists from Western University have discovered a difference in the way younger and older adults respond to sounds. In the…

Brain game doesn’t offer brain gain

July 30, 2018

A new study led by a team of Western University neuroscientists has debunked claims that getting better at a brain…

New BrainsCAN study rules out major potential target for Alzheimer’s disease drugs

July 5, 2018

An unexpected result discovered by neuroscientists at Western University won’t prevent the formation and growth of Alzheimer’s disease but it…

London Brain Bee 2018 encourages next generation of neuroscientists

April 17, 2018

Western University has long been internationally recognized for its excellence in neuroscience research. From developing and advancing innovative imaging technology…

Western to unveil new $47 million interdisciplinary research facility

April 12, 2018

Western University will officially open the newly constructed Western Interdisciplinary Research Building (WIRB) on Friday, April 13 at 11 a.m….

Largest ever investment in fundamental science research welcomed by Western University

February 28, 2018

Western University commends the Canadian government for delivering the largest investment ever in fundamental science research as part of the…

Top scientists headline conference with goal of inspiring young women in STEM

February 27, 2018

Emily Lalone is a rising star at Western University and the lifelong mobility expert will share her personal journey of…

Western University joins global Brainhack movement

February 27, 2017

Western University’s BrainsCAN initiative and Robarts Research Institute will be hosting the inaugural Brainhack Western from March 2 – 4,…