CIFAR Neuroscience of Consciousness Winter School
January 19-21, 2022: A unique opportunity
The CIFAR Neuroscience of Consciousness (CNC) Winter School takes place January 19-21, 2022. The school is hosted by CIFAR in partnership with the Templeton World Charity Foundation.
The CIFAR Neuroscience of Consciousness Winter School is a unique, three-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 virtually.
The deadline for registration is October 7, 2021
- Engage in interactive lectures from top scientists
- Network with peers and world-renowned scientists
- Participate in immersive workshops on science communication — from presentation skills to effective grant writing
- 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.
August 24, 2021
2022 CNC Winter School application opens
October 7, 2021
Deadline to apply for 2022 CNC Winter School
Notice of acceptance
January 19–21, 2022
2022 CNC Winter school in session
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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.