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News & Events


September 2020

Drs. Anne Sophie Champod and Daniel Lametti received funding from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation and Research Nova Scotia to construct and equip the Acadia University Centre for Neuroscience and Cognitive Health. You can read about this exciting project here.   

April 2020

Psychology major Laura Clerk received a Leadership Award from the Acadia Students Union. Well done Laura!  

Psychology honours students Lindsay Wyatt and Robert Tupper received Scotia Scholars Awards from Research Nova Scotia to conduct summer research in the psychology department with Drs. Champod and Hayes. Congratulations Lindsay and Robert!  

November 2019

Psychology major Olivia Dobson was featured on the show AMI This Week for her dance program, Dancepiration, which she founded for individuals with disabilities.

Psychology graduate student Catrina MacPhee received the BrightRed Mission Award from the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Congratulations Catrina!

August 2019

Psychology major Emma Bodnar received the Beveridge Science Scholarship from the Faculty of Science. Congratulations Emma!

Two new faculty members have joined the department, Dr. Kathryn Bell and Dr. Kenneth Leslie. Welcome to Acadia!

July 2019

Dr. Joseph Hayes and Acadia Psychology graduate student Amanda Gouthro received a Mitacs Accelerate Grant to study the effects of cannabis on existential anxiety.

April 2019

Dr. Daniel Lametti received a five-year Discovery Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada to study sensorimotor learning in complex movements.