Research Information, Updates and Opportunities

2020-2021 Department of Psychiatry Research Award

This award is presented annually to a faculty member of the Department of Psychiatry who has made a significant impact through their exceptional research.


Congratulations to Dr. J. Don Richardson!

Call for Research Ethics Board members for Department of Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry is in need of additional Research Ethics Board - Western University members. The current complement of REB members is not sufficient for the high number of research protocol submissions.

Please consider serving as a member of the REB or acting as a delegated reviewer. To inquire about the possibility of becoming a member, please contact and we would be happy to provide more information and to connect you with Erika Basile, the Director of Research Ethics and Compliance at Western.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Methodology Clinics – Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics - Western University

Over the winter terms, the Methodology Clinics take place on Fridays, and are available by appointment only.

What is Methodology Clinic?

Consulting and collaboration provided by supervising faculty and senior graduate students.

Why is the department offering this service?

  • To train our students. One potential outcome, if the clinics are successful, is a graduate course in Methodological Consulting.
  • To develop alternative funding streams for graduate student support.
  • To identify potential employment opportunities for students and graduates.
  • To facilitate collaborations between our faculty and our colleagues.

For more information click here

Contact Information:

Please direct any inquiries to to make an appointment to attend the clinic. IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to COVID19, Methodology Clinic meetings will occur via online means (Zoom, Skype, etc.) until otherwise noted.

Research Opportunities: Student/Trainee Researchers for your labs/projects

It takes a dedicated team to stay up to date on all the amazing research that is ongoing in mental health. To assist in the process of finding new team members, we have been collecting a list of potential new members for faculty! 

If you are looking for a new research team member, please connect with Nicole Snake ( ) and I will happily share our updated list of interested individuals and their CVs with you!

Thank you!

Call for Research Publications

Dear all,

We want to recognize and showcase your research as it happens. We kindly request that faculty, residents, and students affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry to please send in the citations of your recent (2020-2021) publications to Nicole Snake.

  • Preferred format: APA
  • Please state your division membership (as applicable)

Please email your publications to:

Thank you.


There are reseach opportunities within the department for undergraduate students, clerks, and residents. To find out more about opportunities, please see the Research by Division page, and browse the opportunities within each division.

If you have received a grant for research in psychiatry, or you know of a colleague who has received a grant, please e-mail that information to Nicole Snake for inclusion on the website.




Important Links

Updated: July 23, 2020