CIFAR Neuroscience of Consciousness Winter School
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.
Hosted by members of CIFAR’s Brain, Mind & Consciousness program, this year’s event is held from December 14-17, 2022 in Mexico.
Learn more about what to expect at this year's CIFAR Winter School.
Applications for this year's school closed on October 3, 2022.
- Engage in interactive lectures from top scientists
- Network with peers and world-renowned scientists
- Participate in workshops on science communication
- Explore diverse perspectives on consciousness including: neuroimaging/biomarkers, philosophy, computational approaches, and animal models.
Interested applicants must be senior (third year or later) PhD students, or post-docs. Applicants are required to submit a CV as well as a 500-word discussion of their research that details how the winter school would benefit their future scientific careers.
Applications are reviewed internally for basic eligibility before being assessed by members of the Brain, Mind & Consciousness program. Applicants are evaluated based on their research statement, track record, and connection to the neuroscience of consciousness.
CIFAR is committed to creating a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment and research community. We welcome proposals from countries and institutions from across the globe.
October 3, 2022
Notification of decision:
December 14-17, 2022
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CIFAR is a registered charitable organization supported by the governments of Canada, Alberta and Quebec, as well as foundations, individuals, corporations and Canadian and international partner organizations.