Trainees and Awards
The Owerko Centre supports the training of students at the undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral levels.
2021 Summer Student Workshop Series
This summer, ACHRI, the Owerko Centre, HBI, Libin and Snyder Institute have teamed up to provide summer students with outstanding opportunities and resources to enrich your summer research experience. We will be offering the following 7 exciting workshops:
- Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
- How to effectively design an experiment
- What you need to know about biostatistics
- How to create an academic abstract
- Effective verbal academic communication
- Effective visual academic communication
For more information and to register, please click here.
Thank you to all who submitted an application for the 2020/2021 Owerko Centre Trainee Awards. After a very competitive selection process, we were able to determine winners in the two award categories listed below.
Owerko Centre Knowledge Dissemination and Engagement Award
This award recognizes individuals or groups who have developed community-oriented projects that showcase The Owerko Centre’s commitment to studying neurodevelopmental disorders and child mental health, in a creative and impactful way. This award encourages trainees and fellows to engage with the surrounding community and foster the broader public’s understanding of scientific research.
Owerko Centre Trainee Publication Award
This award recognizes trainees who have first authored papers focused on neurodevelopment and child mental health over a given year in an impactful and creative way.
Sabine Soltani, PhD
Paper title: "Attentional biases in pediatric chronic pain: An eye-tracking study assessing the nature of the bias and its relation to attentional control"
Supervisor: Dr. Melanie Noel