February 2017 Newsletter

    • decorative imageThe Trendmaker
      Kelly Anderson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Psychiatry, discusses her research on mental disorders, the shocking trends she's discovered in the mental health system and how she found her love of population health.

    • decorative imageThe changing landscape of biomedical research in Canada
      Andrew Watson, PhD, associate dean, discusses the biomedical research landscape and the changes Canada's scientific community may see in 2017.

    • decorative imageHow you can help someone who you know is struggling with mental health
      Tomi Nano, the incoming Chair of the Graduate Student Council, and Mark Gera, student representative for the Master of Public Health program, discuss mental health resources.

    • decorative imageProfiles of Excellence: Marnin Heisel
      Marnin Heisel, PhD, C.Psych, focuses on finding better ways to assess suicide risk and create new interventions with the hope of enhancing mental health and well-being and decreasing risk for suicide in older adults.

    • decorative imageA synapse through time
      Carmen Wong, a PhD Candidate in the Neuroscience program, discusses her nine years spent at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, as well as her research on the brain's ability to control movement.

    • decorative imageBrain Hack Western 2017
      Brain Hack Western 2017 brings together researchers and trainees to collaborate on open science projects in neuroimaging and neuroscience for two days. Registration is required.

    • Did you know?
      Dr. Vladimir Hachinski of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry was recently honoured with the Prince Mahidol Award for Public Health in Thailand for his contribution to fighting strokes and vascular dementia.

    • Celebrating our Achievements
      Congratulations to Julie Kaiser, Carolina R. Batista, Peter Szabo, Ashley Schormans, Saqgar Desai and Kelly Baines on their recent achievements.

    • London Health Research Day
      Guest registration for London Health Research Day is now open. Join trainees from across the city on March 28 to see all the health research being conducted in London.

    • Three Minute Thesis Competition
      What can you do with a single, static PowerPoint slide, your charm and charisma and 180 seconds? The Three Minute Thesis competition is returning to Schulich Medicine & Dentistry on Monday, March 20, 2017.

    • New exhibition celebrates career of Dr. Henry Barnett
      Western Libraries is presenting a new exhibit celebrating the illustrious career of Dr. Henry Barnett and the history of Robarts Research Institute. The exhibit will be open until April 5, 2017.

    • ‘Disruptive solutions’ needed to address global mental health
      When it comes to addressing mental-health issues in developing countries and marginalized communities, the solution needs to reflect the multi-faceted nature of the problem, said Dr. Arlene MacDougall.

    • Stay warm this winter with a Schulich Medicine & Dentistry toque
      Purchase your one-of-a-kind Schulich Medicine & Dentistry toque and keep warm all winter long. These toques are only $24 and come in two different styles

    • Top Stories from January 2017 Current Affairs
      Did you miss the January 2017 issue of Current Affairs? Read the top stories on opportunities beyond graduate school, gender and graduate studies and entrepreneurship.