AZRIELI PROGRAM IN BRAIN, MIND & CONSCIOUSNESS   Workshop

CIFAR Winter School on the Neuroscience of Consciousness

Dec 02 - 05 / 2018

Montebello, QC
Canada

 

 

 

About the Event

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

 

 

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

Successful applicants will:

  •   Participate in interactive lectures with 6 top scientists
  •   Work in small groups led by one of the lecturers to prepare and deliver a short group presentation
  •   Give flash talks to a small audience of peers and colleagues
  •   Engage and socialize with peers and colleagues in an idyllic setting
  •   Receive two intense professional development workshops:
    •   Presentation skills bootcamp
    •   Early career work-life balance panel discussion led by a group of CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

      Lecture topics will offer a diversity of perspectives on consciousness (e.g., neuroimaging, biomarkers, animal models) and related topics (e.g., metacognition, awareness, implicit vs. explicit learning and memory).

      Confirmed lecturers are: Morgan Barense, Srivas Chennu, Axel Cleeremans, Nancy Kanwisher, Alexandra Rosati and Nick Turk-Browne among an audience that will also include esteemed neuroscience researchers.

      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, and interactions with the confirmed lecturers, would benefit their future scientific careers and their work related to consciousness. All expenses will be paid for successful applicants. Applications must be submitted by August 20th, 2018 to CIFAR’s Portal.

Lecturers

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Morgan Barense
Cognitive Neuroscientist
University of Toronto

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Srivas Chennu
Senior Research Associate
University of Cambridge 

Axel Cleeremans

Axel Cleeremans
Senior Fellow, Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness
CIFAR

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Nancy Kanwisher
Investigator
McGovern Institute

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Alexandra Rosati
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Anthropology
University of Michigan

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Nick Turk-Browne
Senior Fellow, Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness
CIFAR