CAN Outreach & Advocacy Awards

Call for nominations – 2020 CAN Advocacy & Outreach Awards

The Canadian Association for Neuroscience is proud to announce the fourth annual contest for CAN Outreach & Advocacy Awards.  The awards recognize the important work trainees do to promote neuroscience research to the general public

We are looking for the best neuroscience advocacy initiatives in Canada!

A 1,000 $ prize is available for the

  • best initiative promoting neuroscience to the public (group or individual)

The winner(s) will receive be featured on the CAN website.

Please send us a brief description of your program before June 1st, 2020.

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.

Applications can be sent to


Learn about past winners: