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Neuroscience Chapter Wins International Award for Unique Public Outreach

The Society for Neuroscience Ottawa Chapter, comprised mostly of Carleton University volunteers, has won the Society for Neuroscience’s 2018 Chapter of the Year (COY) Award—a prestigious recognition of its unique outreach in teaching people about the brain.

Neuroscience Prof. Alfonso Abizaid and students with SfN Ottawa accepted the honour at the SfN annual meeting in San Diego, California on Nov. 5, 2018, billed as the world’s largest neuroscience conference with about 30,000 scientists attending.

Ottawa is only the second Canadian chapter to have won the award. 

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