Become a Member

The Owerko Centre invites applications from researchers involved in neurodevelopmental disorders and child mental health. Please see below for requirements and contact information.

Membership Criteria

  • Member of Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute (ACHRI)
  • Academic appointment at University of Calgary
  • Active participant in research, teaching, an/or service in neurodevelopment and  related child mental health


  • ACHRI membership benefits
  • Owerko Centre benefits: funding program; internal Peer Review and Mentorship
  • Priority for space within the Owerko Centre footprint (in alignment with ACHRI priorities)
  • Invitations to all Owerko Centre events for the PI plus all of their trainees and research staff


  • Evidence of ongoing scholarly contributions to neurodevelopment and child mental health
  • Acknowledgement of Owerko Centre affiliation on all publications, presentations and posters
  • Commitment to actively contribute to Owerko Centre success via one or more of the following:
    • Internal review of member grants
    • Mentorship for fellow members
    • Service on Owerko Centre committees and/or leadership roles
    • Assistance with Owerko Centre research, education and community events
  • Reporting on activities when requested


For enquiries regarding membership at Owerko Centre please contact The Owerko Centre Director, Dr. Susan Graham, at