The University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute (uOBMRI) works with its researchers to promote education and awareness about brain and mind-related health in the community.


Through public outreach and fundraising initiatives, the uOBMRI strives to elevate its world-class research programs by promoting collaboration amongst disciplines, partners, and communities. We encourage you to learn more about these impactful initiatives through our annual reporting, newsletters, and promotional materials provided below.


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Brain and Mind Buzz Newsletter

The University of Ottawa's Brain and Mind Research Institute (uOBMRI) sends seasonal Brain and Mind Buzz Newsletters to the community. These newsletters highlight recent events, news, and advancements within uOBMRI. Read past newsletters below, and be sure to subscribe to our mailing list to be the first to read future editions.


Dementia Prevention Webinar Series

This webinar series features several episodes dedicated to promoting dementia prevention research and healthy living practices to our uOBMRI community. The power for change is yours, and with our Dementia Prevention series, you have the power to understand how you can prevent dementia by embracing healthy lifestyle choices.

Dr. Hakim is world-renowned for his outstanding research into stroke and championing stroke prevention and treatment in Canada and beyond. He is also the author of "Save Your Mind – Seven Rules to Avoid Dementia."

  1. Introducing Dementia Prevention

  2. Building Up Your Brain's Memory and Cognitive Reserve

  3. Preventing and Treating Strokes

  4. Controlling and Correcting Elevated Blood Pressure

  5. Exploring the Links Between Obesity, Diet and Dementia

  6. Improving Memory Function Through Exercise

  7. The Importance of Quality Sleep

  8. Caring for Your Mental Health and Memory Function

Interested in learning more about Dementia Prevention? Check out our Dementia Prevention Website!