Projects led by Carleton University’s Alfonso Abizaid and a team of researchers based in the Cooke Lab will receive funding as part of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) PromoScience program.
Carleton University’s Manuella Vincter, professor in the Department of Physics, has been elected as a Fellow to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) in recognition of the high level of excellence demonstrated during her career.
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Science invites you to a live recording of the popular podcast Minding the Brain hosted by world-renowned experts and Carleton professors Kim Hellemans (Department of Neuroscience) and Jim Davies (Institute of Cognitive Science).
“These are trailblazers … all deserving of wider recognition,” says Meg Beckel, president and CEO of the Canadian Museum of Nature. “Many of these unsung heroines did their work away from the spotlight, but their stories should be known by all Canadians, especially young people with a passion for science,” she added in a press release.
Dementia, epilepsy, Tourette’s syndrome. Its fiercest advocates insist that cannabis will cure whatever ails you, and there’s no shortage of anecdotes to support these claims. But when it comes to peer-reviewed research, facts are harder to come by.
After a long cold walk in Gatineau Park last winter, Brazilian biodiversity researcher Eliana Cazetta found herself inside a woodstove-warmed backcountry cabin, discussing an academic paper with Carleton Biology Prof. Lenore Fahrig and a group of her students.