Several times a year, our researchers, clinicians, students and partners come together for educational conferences or fundraising initiatives.

Brain Health Awareness Week | September 30th -October 4th 2019

The 6th annual Brain Health Awareness Week will take place September 30th-October 4th, 2019!

Join the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute (uOBMRI) as we showcase exciting advancements in brain research from our talented members.

What is Brain Health Awareness Week?

Brain Health Awareness Week (BHAW) is a week-long, annual event in Ottawa, hosted by the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute (uOBMRI), a world-class leader in neuroscience research and treatment of brain disorders including Neural Dynamics, Stroke, MS, Mental Health, and Memory & Cognition. Through public engagement, open discussions and knowledge promotion, BHAW aims to advance public awareness about brain health.

Please note:

All keynote sessions are presented in English.

Learn more here.

Brain and Health Research Day

Brain Health Research Day (BHRD) Update

After closely monitoring the situation with COVID-19 and under the advisement of the University of Ottawa, we have decided to postpone BHRD.
Given the uncertainty at this time but preferring to postpone as opposed to cancel, we will be looking to reschedule the event in December 2020. We would like to thank you for your support and will be connecting with you in the coming months with more details.

Read more about the Brain Health Research Day.

Educational events

With the goal to further collaborative research and learning into conditions that affect the brain and mind, the uOBMRI hosts a number of educational events throughout the year that are open to both internal and external audiences:

Please follow our Facebook page to stay updated on events with our Educational Partners.

Read more about Educational events.

Fundraising events

The uOBMRI and its partners host a variety of fundraising events throughout the year. A number of our important research discoveries would not be possible without the support of the community through these events.


Read more about Fundraising events.

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