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Ask Steven Barnes & Erin Michalak anything on Reddit for World Bipolar Day!

Caden Poh on March 13, 2019   |    No Comments

Update (April 11): Thank you all so much for joining us for our first-ever AMA in honour of World Bipolar Day, and making it such a great experience! Check out our recap of the event and the full AMA on our special Bipolar Blog: Highlights from our World Bipolar Day … Read more

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Dr. Emma Morton awarded Iain Wallace Research Medal

Caden Poh on March 6, 2019   |    No Comments

Dr. Emma Morton has been awarded the Iain Wallace Research Medal for the Most Outstanding Doctorate Student, 2018. This award is granted to one graduating doctorate student from Swinburne University of Technology based on both the contribution their research has made to their field of enquiry, and their accomplishments during … Read more


Call for Applications: Marshall Scholars and Fellows Program in Mental Health

Caden Poh on March 1, 2019   |    No Comments

The Institute of Mental Health (IMH) and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia are now inviting applications for a new series of Scholar and Fellow awards – the Marshall Scholars and Fellows Program in Mental Health, to specifically support the training of young investigators in translational … Read more


Dr. Steven Barnes wins 3M National Teaching Fellow Award!

Caden Poh on February 15, 2019   |    No Comments

We are proud to announce that CREST.BD Deputy Lead and Co-Director Dr. Steven Barnes has been awarded Canada’s most prestigious recognition of excellence in educational leadership and teaching at the university and college level – the 3M National Teaching Fellow award. Dr. Barnes was among ten winners selected for the award … Read more