There is something special happening in Ontario. Did you know that Ontario is home to more than 800 neuroscience researchers? With so many bright minds focused on the brain, there is tremendous opportunity for growth and leadership in this area. Continue reading “2016 ONtrepreneurs Pitch Challenge”
OBI celebrated Brain Awareness Week 2016 by featuring women involved in neuroscience – from basic science to advocacy. Watch interviews with Dr. Gillian Einstein, a neuroscientist and expert in sex differences in the brain; Dr. Jason Lerch, who dives into the importance of the looking at the female side of basic research; Dr. Pooja Viswanathan, an OBI Entrepreneur and creator of smart mobility devices; Judith John, a brain tumour survivor, healthcare advocate and communications professional; and Marcia Moffat, OBI’s Vice Chair of the Board and BlackRock executive.
OBI celebrated International Women’s Day 2016 with a public talk on how women are changing the face of brain research, from basic science to advocacy. Check out the highlights above or watch the full talk here.
A large part of what OBI does involves story-telling, making research accessible, and creating a strong sense of community across the neuroscience landscape. OBI is focused on making Ontario a world leader in brain research, commercialization, and care. And since Ontario was already home to top-notch neuroscience researchers and facilities long before OBI was founded, its mission has been to get diverse groups working together in new ways that were never before possible. Continue reading “Brain: The Inside Story”
What does your brain do for you? Just think about it (with your brain, of course!) and you will soon discover what an impact your brain has on everyday life. From your five senses to every emotion, thought, and movement, your brain is responsible for what you experience and who you are. So, for all it does for you, it’s time to show love for your brain. And when better to highlight its importance than during Brain Awareness Week from March 10th to 16th. Continue reading “Brain Awareness Week 2014”
For many, learning about science is like hearing Klingon: you may have a (very) vague idea about what’s going on, but you’d be hard-pressed to explain it. That’s why at Queen’s University, steps are being taken to bridge this gap and reach out to the public. Continue reading ““A Brain is a Beautiful Thing to Share””