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Featured Events

HBI - Melbourne Epilepsy Symposium

Monday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 2
Clara Christie Theatre, Health Sciences Centre
Foothills Campus, University of Calgary

RSVP HERE by April 21, 2017

The Hotchkiss Brain Institute, the Melbourne Neuroscience Institute at the University of Melbourne, and the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health invite you to the HBI - Melbourne Epilepsy Symposium. Featuring presentations from the Brain and Mental Health Epilepsy NeuroTeam and Melbourne researchers to promote collaborations in epilepsy-related research.

For program and more information, click here.


Cannabis Legalization in Canada: Implications for Public Health in Alberta

Friday, May 5
9 am - 5 pm
Downtown Campus, University of Calgary
906 8 Ave. SW

The O'Brien Institute for Public Health, Canadian College of Health Leaders (Southern Alberta Chapter), Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse (Prairie Node) and The Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research & Education present a public forum and discussion focused on cannabis legalization and public health policies in Alberta. The forum provides a unique opportunity to participate in discussions with some of Alberta’s leaders in substance use and public health and to learn from U.S. and Canadian policy experts about the experiences of legalization from other jurisdictions. 

For more information and to register, click here

Seating is limited.


HBI partners with TELUS Spark Adults Only Nights for "Hack Your Brain"

Thursday, May 11
220 St. George's Drive NE

Can you teach an old brain new tricks? Can you outsmart your brain? Join experts from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary as we get inside your head to explore the science of neuroplasticity and learn if it really is possible to “hack your brain”.

For more info and tickets, Click here.