Carleton Neuroscience embraces and celebrates the diversity of our students, staff, and faculty. We are committed to adopting and improving upon equitable practices to promote a diverse and inclusive culture within our Neuroscience family and community. We pledge to provide, to the best of our ability, a vibrant learning and working environment for all members and visitors as we work together to understand nervous system function and improve mental well-being.
Carleton Neuroscience has an international reputation for our research on stress and its effects on brain functioning and mental health. Our department takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the emergence, prevention and treatment of mental and physical disorders.
Passionate About Education
We have award-winning faculty who are passionate about teaching the next generation of researchers and professionals. Our programs are tailored to the student’s needs and interests to ensure their future success.
Excellence in Research
We have diverse research programs that are leading cutting-edge discoveries in the field. Our research spans from the ‘neuron to neighborhood’, whereby our talented and successful faculty investigate biological, environmental, psychosocial, and developmental factors influencing the brain.
Committed to Community
We value the importance of science giving back to the community. Our faculty and students collaborate with several community-based organizations and host numerous events throughout the year to raise awareness around mental illness and disorders affecting the brain.
- Carleton Neuroscience Society
- Society for Neuroscience Ottawa Chapter
- Stigma Ends at CU
- Volunteer Opportunities