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Research Events

Research Seminars

The Department organizes regular research seminars on topics identified as of interest to members. These seminars, which feature an expert presenter, are further aimed at fostering discussion with and learning from attendees through discussion of shared experiences (e.g., in preparation of tri-council grants).

Next seminar:

Seminar Panelists


Mentoring the Next Generation of Clinician Scientists And Scientists


 Dr. Margaret McKinnon - Associate Chair of Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences. Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences. Psychologist, Mood Disorders Program, St. Joseph's Health Care. Senior Scientist, Homewood Research Institute.

 Dr. Michael Amlung - Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, a core faculty member in the Peter Boris Centre for Addictions Research, and Director of the Cognitive Neuroscience of Addictions Laboratory (CNALab).

 Dr. Heather McNeely – Associate Professor, Head of Neuropsychology, SJHH and Director of Continuing Education & Interprofessional Faculty Development for the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University.

Date: Monday, January 21st, 2019, 3:00-4:30pm

Location: SJH, West 5th Campus, Level 2, Seminar Room 1


The Research Office in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavoural Neurosciences is pleased to present the next installment of the Research Seminar Series.  The seminar will feature a formal presentation on developmental models of learner supervision. This presentation will be followed by brief reflections on lessions learned by our faculty supervisors and by the opportunity for audience members to ask questions of the panel.  Learners, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.  Light refreshments will be served.

A limit of 25 seats are available, RSVP to Claudia Castellanos before January 18th to secure a seat.

Upcoming Seminar(s):

Upcoming Research Seminar dates for the 2018-19 academic year are listed below. ​Please check back closer to the dates for more information!

Monday, March 4th, 2019, 3:00-4:30pm (Seminar Room 1)
  • Topic: Balancing Research with other Responsibilities
  • Confirmed Panel Members: Drs.Harriet MacMillan & Sheryl Green

Past Seminar(s):

Research & Scholarship Marketplace

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018


St. Joseph’s Hospital, West 5th Campus, Level 2, Lewis and Ruth Sherman Conference Area

 The Research and Education Offices of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences are pleased to present the inaugural Research & Scholarship Marketplace!

 The evening is focused on learner and faculty engagement, and is aimed at providing an opportunity to learn about current research being conducted in the Department, and at identifying new ways learners may become involved in these research activities. A formal Marketplace “meet and greet” will be followed by a casual dinner, providing space for conversation and collaboration between learners and potential research mentors.


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