WORKSHOP   Past event

CIFAR Winter School on the Neuroscience of Consciousness

Dec 7 - Dec 10, 2017

Montebello, Quebec






The CIFAR Neuroscience of Consciousness Winter School is a unique, four-day event where tomorrow’s neuroscience leaders work closely with world-class researchers studying the neuroscience of consciousness.

CLOSED: Applications are no longer being accepted for the 2017 Winter School

If you are looking for the 2018 call for applications, please click here for the applications

Successful applicants will:

  •   Participate in interactive lectures from 8 top scientists
  •   Work in small groups led by one of the lecturers to draft a proposal for a review article. Top proposals will be selected to move forward to become full drafts for publication.
  •   Engage and socialize with peers and colleagues in an idyllic setting.
  •   Receive two intense workshops on science communication including:
  •   Presentation skills bootcamp
  •   Effective science writing

Lecture topics will offer a diversity of perspectives on consciousness including: neuroimaging/biomarkers, philosophy, computational approaches, and animal models.

Confirmed lecturers will include: Tim Bayne, Jacqueline Gottlieb, Aniruddh Patel, Anil Seth, Sandra Waxman, Melanie Wilke, Robert Zatorre, amongst others.

Interested applicants must be senior (3rd year or later) PhD students, or post-docs. Applicants are required to submit a CV as well as a 1-page discussion of their research that details how the winter school would benefit their future scientific careers. All expenses will be paid for successful applicants.