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The Chee(t) Sheet

Pandemic reflections

June 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging, but staying in touch with friends has helped us remain positive. Today we made plans to resume our research, and we reflected on what we learned and what we look forward to putting behind us. We are stronger together.


Piece of Cake

Summer 2020

We launched an online research study to understand how food helps us cope when we are stressed. Maybe we'll find out once and for all what's up with the pandemic baking craze! Thank you to the Office of the Vice-President (Research and International) at Carleton University for supporting our research. Image credit: our artiste, Nikita.



May 2020

Congratulations Mikayla Payant (NSERC PGS D), Aditi Sankhe (NSERC USRA and NSERC PGS M), Nikita Koziel Ly (Summer I-CUREUS), and Duncan Spencer (Provost Scholar Award). Thank you NSERC and the Discovery Centre at Carleton University for supporting our students and our research!

Brain Freeze 2.020

March 1, 2020

Together we raised $3120 in support of Children-At-Risk (CAR). This will help CAR support families with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. Thank you to all our runners and donors - this would not be possible without you. Also, a very heartfelt THANK YOU to the Carleton Bookstore, SfN Ottawa Chapter, Faculty of Science, and Carleton Neuroscience for providing treats, door prizes, and race swag!


Congratulations Dr. Alexander Edwards, PhD!

January 20, 2020

Our Alex successfully defended his PhD dissertation today. Here he is with his two proud supervisors. Congratulations Alex! Up next: Alex will become a Lab Coordinator for the new neuroscience lab courses in the Department of Neuroscience at Carleton University. To all you students out there who will be taking this course, you will soon find out how lucky you are!