Halifax Brain Awareness Week

Sponsored by the Brain Repair Centre

March 8th-16th, 2019

 

March 8th-10th Neuro-hackathon

  • A weekend-long event aimed at bringing together students from across disciplines to develop creative applications of neuroimaging data. Cash prize for the top team!

    Details: Located in the SURGE Sandbox - 1355 Oxford St. LSC Room 2660. For more information and to register, Click Here

 

March 11th BREAKFAST ON THE BRAIN

 
  • As part of BAW and Mental Health Awareness Week, Dalhousie’s Medical Campus Response Team, will be offering up FREE breakfast to all Dalhousie Students, with a side of brain-related information about nutrition and mental health!

    Details: 8am-11am, Dalhousie Student Union Building, FREE

March 12th HEBB MEMORIAL LECTURE: Margaret Livingstone, Harvard Medical School

  • Join the Psychology & Neuroscience Department for a special lecture by Dr. Margaret Livingstone from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Livingstone is an internationally recognized researcher in visual neuroscience, investigating object, symbol, and facial recognition.

    Details: 11:30am-1pm, Room C238 Life Sciences Centre, 1355 Oxford St. FREE No registration necessary

 

March 13th BREAKFAST ON THE BRAIN

  • As part of BAW and Mental Health Awareness Week, Dalhousie’s Medical Campus Response Team, will be offering up FREE breakfast to all Dalhousie Students, with a side of brain-related information about nutrition and mental health!

    Details: 8am-11am, Dalhousie Student Union Building, FREE

 

March 13th Love Your Brain Halifax: The Crash Reel Screening

  • Join the Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia for a film screening of The Crash Course, a film that profiles athletes in a sport that challenges athletes to push themselves to dangerous new heights.

    Details: 6pm-8:30pm, Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library. FREE No registration necessary

 

March 14th BRAIN FAIR

  • This FREE, student- and family-friendly event provides hands-on, engaging, neuroscience-based activities for all ages! Drop-ins and school groups welcome!

    Details: 10am-2pm, Life Sciences Research Centre Atrium, 1344 Summer St. FREE No registration necessary, however large school groups encouraged to contact brock.saumure@dal.ca

 

March 15th CROSSROADS: Interdisciplinary Health Research Conference

  • Student-led, national conference on health and wellness research in Canada. Registration is open to anyone with an interest in health and wellness!

    Details: For more information, or to register, head to Click Here

 

March 16th DISCOVERY CENTRE: Hands-on-Brains

Join us at Halifax’s Discovery Centre for hands-on fun, learning about the brain and how it works!

  • Details: 10am-2pm, Discovery Centre, 1215 Lower Water St., Regular admission fees apply

 
 
 
Sponsored by the Brain Repair Centre.

Sponsored by the Brain Repair Centre.