History

The building of the Canadian Brain Research Strategy

Consensus meeting of leaders of Canadian neuroscience institutes | Halifax

2018-09-15

Consensus meeting of leaders of Canadian neuroscience institutes | Halifax

Fourth meeting in Halifax (September 2018), bringing together representatives of neuroscience programs and major initiatives from coast to coast. The participants agreed on overarching programs to propose for CBRS and a path forward to engage the scientific community and stakeholders. Participants Chris Anderson Jaideep Bains Julie Carrier Francisco Cayabyab Patricia…

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2018 Canadian Federal Budget

2018-02-27

Federal budget 2018: Historical reinvestment in research Basic research Multidisciplinary research and international collaborative projects Read Progress: Supporting Canada’s researchers to build a more innovative economy

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Canada-wide Brain Research Strategy Development session at #CAN2017

2017-05-29

Canada-wide Brain Research Strategy Development session at #CAN2017

Broad consultation of the scientific community on the Canadian Brain Research Strategy. An online survey was launched on the Canadianbrain.ca website. An information and question & answer question session was organised at the 2017 Canadian neuroscience meeting View the event on the Canadian Association for Neuroscience website: Creating synergy to…

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Publication of the report from Canada’s Fundamental Science Review

2017-04-10

Publication of the report from  Canada’s Fundamental Science Review

Read the report here: http://sciencereview.ca/

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Canadian Brain Research Strategy first draft writing team

2017-02-15

Canadian Brain Research Strategy first draft writing team

A team of scientists worked together to elaborate a first draft of the Canadian Brain Research Strategy, establishing the scientific theme, the vision and mission, a set of guiding principles and major pillars. Participants: Chairs: Samuel Weiss Sheena Josselyn Executive working team: Lynn Raymond Glenda MacQueen Yves De Koninck Contributors:…

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Third CBRS workshop | Toronto

2016-11-15

Third CBRS workshop | Toronto

Third workshop in Toronto (November 2016) brought together leading researchers and representatives of Brain Canada, CIFAR, INMHA and the major CFREFS to identify prospective key components (e.g. grand challenges, major platforms) of a Canadian brain research strategy. Following the meeting, a team of scientists worked together to develop the first draft…

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Second CBRS workshop | Vancouver

2016-04-15

Second CBRS workshop | Vancouver

Canadian neuroscience leaders were gathered by Tony Phillips at a second workshop in Vancouver (April 2016), where discussions from the Montreal meeting were extended to include major research networks (including Chronic Pain, Chronic Diseases, Child Health and Neurodevelopment). They represent another distinguishing area of strength in Canadian research that CBRS can…

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2016 G Science Academies Statement on Brain Research

2016-04-11

Understanding, Protecting, and Developing Global Brain Resources A joint statement, issued by national science academies, calling on world leaders at annual G8 Summits to address some of the world’s greatest challenges through the use of science and technology.

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First CBRS workshop | Montreal

2015-10-15

First CBRS workshop | Montreal

The first workshop in Montreal (October 2015) where Canadian Neurosciences leaders were gathered by Tony Phillips and where he introduced the concept of a Canadian Initiative that would building on technological strengths (including genetics, neuroimaging, big data-AI and photonics) to establish national research infrastructure. Participants – October 2015 Jehannine Austin…

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