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2018 Stroke Program in Neurorecovery (SPiN) Workshop

June 12-14, 2018, Ottawa, Ontario

This year’s CPSR Stroke Program in Neurorecovery (SPiN) will be held on June 12-14, 2018 in Ottawa, ON, immediately following CPSR’s Annual Scientific Meeting. 

The SPiN workshop brings together young researchers from across the country to learn from expert faculty about basic science and clinical stroke research. This two-day workshop is targeted for trainees (targeted for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows) and will be an excellent opportunity to network with other trainees and faculty from across the country.

Trainees will interact with a host of researchers from the University of Ottawa, including, Drs. Dale Corbett, Diane Lagace, Baptiste Lacoste and Greg Silasi, to name a few. You can find a preliminary program agenda here.  

Objectives of the meeting are:

• Listen to lectures about the latest approaches in stroke recovery research, from a basic science and clinical research perspective
• Learn about the latest techniques and technologies relevant for stroke recovery via hands-on workshops 
• Learn about the latest stroke rehabilitation therapies used with patients
• Network with your peers and get to know other research labs
• Interact closely with internationally-recognized scientists

If you are a trainee working in stroke recovery research, you won’t want to miss this workshop!

Deadline to apply: April 13, 2018

To apply, please click on the following link and complete the application form: 2018 SPiN Application Form.

Details about the workshop and possible funding bursaries can be found here and within the application.

Please note that completing this application form does not guarantee you a spot for the SPiN workshop. While we are making every attempt to include as many attendees as possible, unfortunately we have limited capacity. Following the deadline, all applications will be reviewed by the NTA Executive Committee, and we will send confirmations shortly thereafter.

Contact Information
Please send any questions or ideas to the CPSR NTA Executive at or to Farrell Leibovitch, CPSR Director, Research & Training at


2018 Trainee Webinar Series – Trainees presenting to Trainees

This webinar series has been created to allow trainees working in stroke recovery research the opportunity to present to other trainees in an informal online presentation series. All trainees are invited to attend the webinars. We have a full list of speakers scheduled for the year! 

To view the complete schedule, please click Trainee Webinar Schedule. Make sure to add upcoming dates to your calendars! 

  • CPSR NTA Webinar Series is held on the last Monday of the month between 12-1PM EST. 
  • Each webinar will be approximately 30 minutes in length (15 minute presentations and 15 minutes for Questions & Answers).
  • 2 speakers will present per session (one from 12:00PM – 12:30PM and the other from 12:30PM – 1:00PM).

If you are a trainee interested in stroke recovery research, then this is the webinar for you! Join Us!



Calling All Trainees – Are we going to the same conference?

Let us know!

With conference season approaching we would like to take an active role in facilitating formal and perhaps less formal get-togethers for NTA trainees who may be attending the same conference. If you plan on attending any conferences this fall (such as World Stroke Congress, Society for Neuroscience (SfN), etc.), please send us a quick email ( with the name and date of the conference. Depending on the number of trainees that will attend each conference we will organize a small social event or get-together . Even if only a couple trainees attend a given conference, we would still like to provide you with the opportunity to meet face-to-face as strengthening connections among stroke trainees across the country is an integral part of our mandate.