CAN Awards

The Canadian Association give awards yearly in the following categories

CAN Young Investigator Award

The CAN Young Investigator Award recognizes outstanding research achievements by a young neuroscientist at the early stage of his or her career.

Candidates are proposed by neuroscientists who are members of the Canadian Association for Neuroscience, and the winner is chosen by the CAN Nominations Committee.

Learn more about the CAN Young Investigator Awards

CAN Outreach and Advocacy Awards

Since 2016, the Canadian Association for Neuroscience has been awarded CAN Outreach & Advocacy Awards to individuals and groups who have made exceptional contributions to the promotion of neuroscience research in Canada.

This award honours the best neuroscience outreach and advocacy initiatives in Canada.  It consists of a $1000 prize and the opportunity to present your advocacy work at the CAN meeting.

CAN Travel Awards

Travel awards are available to trainees CAN members who attend the Canadian Association for Neuroscience Meeting.  The amount of the awards are adjusted based on the geographical proximity of the meeting to the applicant’s home laboratory.  More details can be found on the meeting webpage.