2017 CAN Advocacy and Outreach prizes announced

The Advocacy Committee of the Canadian Association for Neuroscience is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 CAN Advocacy and Outreach Prizes.  The winners will receive a $1000 prize and a plaque.

First prize – Best local SfN Chapter

Manitoba Neuroscience Network

The CAN-ACN advocacy committee is proud to announce the Manitoba Neuroscience Network is the winner of the 2017 Best SfN Chapter award. The committee was impressed by the groups dynamism, the breadth of the activities they have organised, and their outreach to the general public, including youth and the francophone community. Highlights of their activities can be seen here:

http://can-acn.org/manitoba-neuroscience-network-wins-2017-can-advocacy-award-for-best-sfn-chapter-group


First prize – Best individual initiative

Midori Nediger for the POND 3D brain project

The CAN-ACN advocacy committee is proud to announce that Midori Nediger is the winner of a 2017 Neuroscience Advocacy Award for her project to develop an online interactive brain model to improve public understanding of neurodevelopmental disorders, with support from the Province of Ontario Neurodevelopmental Disorders (POND) Network, called POND 3D brain.  Learn more about Midori Nediger and her project here:

http://can-acn.org/midori-nediger-wins-can-2017-advocacy-award-individual-category