Events Archives

Mind into Matter symposium set for Halifax, May 2014

Mind into Matter: Bodies and Space is a platform for the beginnings of an interdisciplinary exchange of critical scholarship and creative practice in the field of body-environment relationships. The three-part event is being staged at Dalhousie University on May 9 and 10, 2014, It includes a symposium, exhibition, and performance, and engages practitioners from the arts, sciences, and design fields.

Halifax to host 2014 international motoneuron conference

The 9th International Motoneuron Meeting will take place from June 15 to 19, 2014, at Dalhousie University in Halifax, N.S. This meeting brings together scientists, clinician-investigators and students with a shared research focus on motor neuron diseases.

2014 conference organizers, Dr. Rob Brownstone and Dr. Jim Fawcett, were recently successful in their application to the Brain Repair Centre for the Scotiabank-BRC Research, Dissemination and Commercialization Grant. This grant, sponsored by Scotiabank, will help them organize the Halifax conference.

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke is a major sponsor of the 2014 International Motoneuron Meeting.

Halifax to host 2013 Canadian spinal cord conference

Spinal cord researchers from across Canada will converge on Halifax in April 2013 to share their latest findings and new research directions in the pursuit of solutions to problems caused by damage to the spinal cord and its neural circuits. "The Spinal Cord: Functional Restoration and Repair" conference will take place at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront hotel from April 21 to 23.
Click here for more information about this conference.

Visiting Guest Speaker

Gareth Miles
University of St. Andrew's, UK
Neuromodulation of Spinal Motor Networks: Beyond Putting the Best Foot Forward
Thursday, April 7, 2011, 2:30-3:30 RM 14B2, Tupper Building

Clinician Scientist Visiting Speakers Program - 2011

Jack Feldman, PhD
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Distinguished Professor, Neurobiology
Looking for Inspiration
May 25, 2011, 2:00-4:00 pm
Theatre A, Tupper Bldg

Shawn Hochman, PhD, Associate Professor
Department of Physiology, Emory University  
“Restless Leg Syndrome”
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 08:30-09:30 hrs
Royal Bank Theatre, Halifax Infirmary
“Limiting body sensations by presynaptic inhibition: New vistas”
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 2:30-4:00 pm
Rm 14B2, Tupper Bldg.